The Dick Van Dyke Show

Sally and the Lab Technician - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Jamie Farr the "Snappy Service" guy comes in and gives everyone their coffee Buddy throws a straw into the straw cup, but it falls down on the floor then vanishes, never to be seen again.

Never Bathe on Saturday - S4-E27

Continuity mistake: The bathroom door that Rob shot the knob off with the gun is not there in 1 scene, but suddenly reappears a little bit later back on the door, he's able to open and close the door with ease when he is in the bathroom with Laura while she's getting out of the tub. (00:20:30 - 00:22:00)

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Suggested correction: No, the Petries buy the house with the rock, but swap it with their best friends and buy the house next door. Therefore Jerry and Millie have the rock in the basement.

Rob has to pay half the cost for Jerry to seal his basement every year. The reason why is because Rob's rock redirects water that ends up flooding Jerry's basement.

The Petries did buy the house with the rock. At the end of the episode Rob explains how their rock caused flooding in the Helper's basement.

Ray Murdock's X-Ray - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Laura tries to read the phone number that Rob scratched out, Rob gives her the number as "New Rochelle 69970," which happens to be the Petrie's own phone number, as noted in other episodes.


To Tell or Not to Tell - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In this episode Sally asks Rob if he has a brother, Rob says "Yes, but he is married." However his brother Stacy is trying to become engaged later in the series, in episodes "Stacy Petrie Part 1 and 2."


Hustling the Hustler - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Rob, Laura, Buddy and Blacky are in Robs basement, there is no wine bar, or giant boulder, and the steps that come down from upstairs lead straight up to nowhere. Because there's a window to the left beside the steps, rather than how it was when they were buying the house where you could see into the house. And there's a giant gap under the wall behind the pool table. There's also a random door that leads somewhere also behind the pool table. (00:24:47)

The Meershatz Pipe - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: The "Staff Writers" door is backwards. In other episodes the door opens up to the right, not to the left. Also the door is a dark color normally, unlike this scene in this episode where it's a light color. (00:19:41)

My Husband is the Best One - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: In a different episode the Alan Brady show writers were on a different floor than Alan Brady and Mel Cooley. Yet in this episode they're on the same floor because we can hear Alan yelling at Mell while Rob is in the writers room where Sally and Buddy, currently furious reading the magazine article. (00:14:37)

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