The Andy Griffith Show

Opie's Job - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: We see the exterior of the grocery/meat store a few times during this episode, and there are differences in things such as the actual facade of the building, the view through the doorway, etc.

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Opie's Job - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When Opie and Billy are both heading to the grocery store to apply for the job, the church is behind the boys and they're standing in front of the 'new and used furniture' store - both of which are to the right of the courthouse (when facing the courthouse), and to the left of the courthouse are the barbershop and the grocery/meat store.When the boys run across the street, they're coming from the opposite direction.

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Andy's Rival - S6-E2

Other mistake: After Helen calls Andy to cancel their date, it cuts to Goober and Andy walking down the street and there's a brick wall adjacent to the grocery/meat store which should not exist.

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Aunt Bee, the Swinger - S6-E4

Other mistake: When John Canfield's talking to Floyd, Andy, and the other men they're in front of the display window, which doesn't have any panes of glass.

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Aunt Bee, the Swinger - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Floyd and the other men are with John Canfield joking about Floyd's barber skills, a chalk T-mark can be seen on the ground by the man with his foot on the bench. Then when Canfield walks away we can see more chalk marks on the ground.

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The Bazaar - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: When Andy looks out the courthouse window and sees Goober's pickup truck filled with the ladies auxiliary group, Andy rushes out the front door and there's a wall right behind him where there shouldn't be, and although there's a bulletin board on the wall it still differs from the real one, plus the wall's air vent and wall trim are missing.

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The Bazaar - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: After Andy shouts at Goober to get his pickup truck away from the courthouse, it cuts to Andy, Warren, and all the women in the courthouse, and we can see the chalk T-mark on the floor at Warren's feet.

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Family Visit - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Aunt Bee, Andy, Ollie, and Nora are in the kitchen for breakfast, the bag of flour vanishes from the counter depending on the angle of the shot.

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The Education of Ernest T. Bass - S5-E4

Other mistake: After Ernest T. breaks Helen's window Andy shows up, and there's black tape adhered to the chrome trim at the side of the windshield and also the chrome trim beside the vent window.

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The Education of Ernest T. Bass - S5-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Ernest T. runs across the street to help Helen with her groceries she rushes away from him and heads up the block to Andy, and as Andy and Helen walk toward the courthouse the shadow of the boom mic passes across the white pillar in front of the door.

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Barney's Bloodhound - S5-E6

Revealing mistake: When Barney blows the dog whistle to call Blue from the back room, the dog comes running and knocks Barney on his back, and we can see a bit of the cushion that's under Barney's back - it's visible within the shadow under him.

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Barney's Bloodhound - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: Barney tries showing Andy what the "part bloodhound" dog can do for the manhunt so Barney blows a dog whistle, and in the closeups of the growling dog the rope that was tied to his collar is suddenly lying on the floor, but it's back on his collar in the following shot.

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Barney's Bloodhound - S5-E6

Other mistake: When the escaped convict takes Barney hostage, they walk away from the lake and Barney drops the piece of paper with the convict's picture. Later, when Andy walks across the grass he finds Barney's cap and the paper lying on the grass, but the problem is that Andy needs to pull up at the center of the paper because it's pinned to ground, presumably so it wouldn't move or blow away for the shot.

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Barney's Uniform - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: After Andy convinces Barney to take off the uniform and wear his suit, when they pull up to the courthouse in the squad car the rear-view mirror is on properly, but in the shot facing the windshield the mirror has vanished, and then it reappears.

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Man in the Middle - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: When Barney, Thelma Lou, and Andy are driving to Andy's blind date they're all in the squad car. When they're parked in front of Helen's house in the closeup shots the light mounted on the roof has vanished, the glass windshield's gone, the car's interior differs, etc., and then it changes back. The roof is black, then white, as well.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: Scenes shot at Andy's porch have significant differences depending on the filming location, as there are two sets of Andy's porch. One is just the facade of the house in the 'town of Mayberry' in the studio's 40 Acre backlot; and the second is located in the studio's soundstage. Note in some shots the door's sidelights have vertical muntin bars, the screen door has a white handle, whereas in other shots the sidelights' muntin bars are gone and the screen door handle is black (screen door's gone season 5). Also, note the significant difference in the width of the wall between the parlor windows and the door, the height of the parlor windows from the floor, etc.

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Andy's Rich Girlfriend - S3-E2

Visible crew/equipment: After Andy explains to Barney why he's taking Peggy to a nice restaurant 55 miles away, when Barney walks away from the cell we can see the leg and shadow of the tall wood ladder (presumably the crew's) at the right side of the screen, but when Barney and Andy are by the front door there's no such ladder behind Barney in his closeups.

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The Bank Job - S3-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Barney walks into the bank dressed as a woman, we can see the two curved chalk actor's marks on the floor behind the teller.

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Convicts-at-Large - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: After Andy and Floyd talk outside the grocery Floyd gets into his car with the convict, and when they drive away we see all the food ads taped to both of the store windows while Andy's on the sidewalk, but when it cuts to Andy's closeups the taped ads have changed.

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Convicts-at-Large - S3-E11

Other mistake: Floyd's car has the license plate number "RD 757" which has been seen on other vehicles in previous episodes.

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