The Andy Griffith Show

Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army - S4-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the two men are carrying the window pane past Barney and Andy, we can see the reflection of a few crew members' legs.

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Fun Girls - S4-E27

Visible crew/equipment: After Barney brings the "fun girls" to Andy's house, when Aunt Bee walks into the parlor there are now three black tape marks visible on the carpet - and those marks weren't there when Barney and the women walked in.

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A Deal Is a Deal - S4-E26

Continuity mistake: At the start, Opie and his friend rush to the front door of the same house to try and sell their products - note the house next door (and the fact that it's three houses down from Andy). The kids then run across the street and have the door slammed in their faces, but then it cuts to the woman next door as she walks to her front door - note the house behind her is that first house Opie went to, even though all the boys just crossed the street a few moments ago.

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A Deal Is a Deal - S4-E26

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, when Barney's talking to all the boys at the courthouse, the camera angle's looking up in Barney's closeups, and the top of the courthouse set is visible right before Barney mentions "intimidation."

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The Rumor - S4-E29

Continuity mistake: While Barney and Thelma Lou are stalling Andy and Helen in the squad car, note the long whip antenna is missing (the empty bracket that always holds the antenna in place is over the rear passenger door) when they drive off to Andy's, but when they pull up to the house the antenna's on properly.

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The Rumor - S4-E29

Visible crew/equipment: At the courthouse, while Barney and Thelma Lou are trying to stall for time, in the shots facing Andy and Helen when Andy says, "Steaks, chops, macaroni surprise," the shadow of the boom mic can be seen moving around at the top, left side of the screen.

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The Great Filling Station Robbery - S3-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Gomer walks into the courthouse with the envelope and Barney takes the photo out, the shadow of the boom moving around can be seen on the door and wall to the right.

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The Darling Baby - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: While the Darlings are at Andy's house the first time, on the hutch that's against the wall behind the sofa, there's a vase on the left side of the bottom shelf which vanishes and reappears.

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Three Wishes for Opie - S5-E14

Other mistake: When Andy asks Floyd and Judd about who he's supposedly marrying it cuts to Helen walking down the street, and the grocery store has only one display window, when it should have two windows, and there's a brick wall adjacent to the window which shouldn't be there. (Shot at the soundstage not backlot).

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Three Wishes for Opie - S5-E14

Other mistake: When Barney uses the gypsy lamp and cards in the back room, in the shots with Goober and then with Opie while they're standing in the doorway, the wall opposite them has a barred window, but in earlier episodes that wall has the door that leads outside to the side of the building.

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Barney Fife, Realtor - S5-E16

Revealing mistake: While Barney's explaining to Andy his new interest in realty they both walk to the back room, and just as they pass through the doorway the camera tracks too far to the left, so we can see the edge of the set wall and the rest of the back wall is missing. (The following shot is from the direction of that missing wall).

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The Lucky Letter - S5-E19

Visible crew/equipment: While Andy's sitting on his desk going through the mail and Barney's sitting on the side desk, the actors' chalk marks are visible on the floor behind them, in the shots facing both of them.

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If I Had a Quarter-Million - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: After Barney makes his way around town spreading the rumor that he has loads of money, when Barney walks into the courthouse he removes his jacket and hat then hangs them on the coat tree, and the hat keeps moving under and over the jacket between shots.

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TV or Not TV - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: In the exterior shots of the bank's doors there are rectangular door knob backplates on the outside of the door, but in the interior shots when the door's open we can see the door knob's backplate is narrower and has a decorative top.

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TV or Not TV - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: When Barney walks into the bank and turns on the light, we can see there's no damage to the side of the door, but when Andy walks in he points out the area where the door was jimmied.

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TV or Not TV - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: When Barney's outside the bank loading his gun with the bullet, there are window blinds on the inside of the doors' windows - nothing else, but when Barney's inside the bank there are white shades between the glass panes and the blinds. As for the bank's large side window the opposite happens - there's a white shade between the pane of glass and blinds in the exterior shot, but in the interior shots we can see through the blinds' slats and there's no shade.

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Guest in the House - S5-E24

Other mistake: When Andy and Helen are in the squad car alone after going to the movies with Gloria, both car doors are closed, but in the closeups from outside both sides of the car, note that both triangular vent windows are missing and we can see the doors' rubber seal - both doors are open for these closeups.

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Guest in the House - S5-E24

Visible crew/equipment: When Gloria and Frank drive off at the end, just as the camera zooms in on Andy and Helen the shadow of the moving boom mic can be seen at the top, left side of the screen.

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The Case of the Punch in the Nose - S5-E25

Other mistake: In the shots from outside the courthouse, when the front door is opened there's a wall where none should be, presumably to prevent seeing inside the courthouse facade.

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Opie's Newspaper - S5-E26

Other mistake: After the preacher walks past Andy and Sam, when the two men comment that the preacher's sermons "go on" and are "dry as dust," we can tell that all of the store's glass window panes have been removed, presumably to avoid the crew/camera's reflections as the shot pans across the window to Howie.

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