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The Hollywood Party - S6-E9

Revealing mistake: When Andy arrives at the studio for the publicity shots, while he's speaking to Mr. Michaels note that behind them we can see the Taylors' Mayberry kitchen cabinet/counter and a wall with their distinctive gold/silver design wallpaper. (00:03:50)

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Taylors in Hollywood - S6-E8

Revealing mistake: When Andy, Aunt Bee, and Opie are visiting the studio set while the scene between fake Aunt Bee and fake Andy is being filmed in a fake Taylor living room, note that behind the real Taylors we can see bits of the interior of their Mayberry house scattered in the background offstage. Some things to look for include their living room's stone wall with the mantle, their two reddish chairs (one with the fringe at the bottom), and a wall with their distinctive gold/silver design wallpaper. It's particularly funny when Opie looks at the "fake" living room set and comments, "Is that our house? It sure looks different!" while we the viewers can see the "real" Taylor set behind him. (00:20:35)

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A Warning from Warren - S6-E6

Other mistake: While Andy and Helen are rearranging everything in the squad car's trunk to make it all fit, Helen picks up the large thermos and written on its bottom we see "Reggie personal." Reggie Smith was property master on set. (00:12:45)

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Aunt Bee Learns to Drive - S6-E21

Continuity mistake: The car which Aunt Bee buys from Goober has a rearview mirror which repeatedly disappears and reappears between shots, throughout the episode.

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Wyatt Earp Rides Again - S6-E20

Continuity mistake: After Opie tells Andy that he knows he'll win at high noon, it cuts to Warren in front of Floyd's shop (with its furniture conspicuously missing), but later when Andy walks over to Floyd's shop its facade has changed. Note differences such as window structure, and the name "Floyd's Barber Shop" painted on the window which wasn't in the earlier shot. (00:18:05 - 00:24:15)

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Girl-Shy - S6-E15

Visible crew/equipment: After Andy agrees with Helen to suggest a blind-date for Warren, when it cuts to Warren walking into the courthouse, we can see set lighting and equipment behind the door instead of the usual painted backdrop. (00:01:55)

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A Man's Best Friend - S6-E12

Other mistake: During the scenes at Goober's filling station we can see a few brand names covered. For example, the "Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco" wall thermometer sign has its brand name "Mail Pouch" covered with black tape, and all the yellow "Pennzoil" cans have half the letters of their brand name painted yellow, so all the cans read "en zo."

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Andy the Matchmaker - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: As Barney is turning in his deputy equipment to resign his handcuffs are hanging out of his pocket. After Barney states he wishes someone would just commit a crime, Opie enters. As the camera pans out so Andy can ask Opie what happened, the handcuffs are no longer in Barney's pocket, and he didn't put them on the desk with the rest of the equipment. (03:03:00 - 03:11:00)

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Helen's Past - S8-E24

Continuity mistake: When Andy finds the old newspaper clipping in Helen's box he tucks it into his pocket, but when he's looking at the clipping while he's at the office the newsprint on the back is entirely different. Then when Howard reads it the newsprint changes yet again.

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Aunt Bee's Big Moment - S8-E23

Continuity mistake: When Opie asks his father how to spell the word "Renaissance," Aunt Bee holds a plate of assorted cookies, but when she stands up and heads to the kitchen the type of cookies on her plate have changed.

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Barney and the Governor - S3-E15

Deliberate mistake: In the closeup of the license plate on the governor's car, the words over and under the plate number are deliberately taped to be unrecognizable. The original words are "drive safely" and "North Carolina."

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The Pageant - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: While Andy and Opie are sitting on the couch, Andy's on the phone talking about having to tell Aunt Bee to drop out of the play, and there are two candlesticks with candles on the server behind Andy, but in Andy's closeups they're gone.

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Barney Runs for Sheriff - S5-E21

Other mistake: When Floyd tells Barney that he doesn't want to put Barney's campaign poster in the barbershop window because it spoils the decor, the reflection we see in the mirror behind Floyd is the church's front door and steps. This makes no sense at all because the reflection should be whatever is to the right of Floyd's, but the church is the opposite way - to the left, past the courthouse. The view in the mirror is a painted backdrop, but it's still quite wrong.

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The Arrest of the Fun Girls - S5-E28

Continuity mistake: When Helen and Thelma Lou walk into the courthouse and find Andy and Barney dancing with Daphne and Skippy, there are lipstick marks on Barney's cheek, but when Andy gives Skippy her sweater and radio then tells them both to go, in the closeups the lipstick marks are gone, though they reappear momentarily.

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Opie Flunks Arithmetic - S5-E30

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Helen shows up at the courthouse and tells Andy that Opie got a B+ on the test, her purse vanishes and then reappears while she's sitting on the banister beside the desk.

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Opie Flunks Arithmetic - S5-E30

Continuity mistake: When Barney, Andy, and Aunt Bee are at the table after Opie goes upstairs to study, in shots that face all three of them there are things on the middle shelf to the left and right of the center plate, but then in other shots either the left item is gone, or the right item is gone.

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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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Back to Nature - S4-E31

Revealing mistake: When Andy, Barney, Gomer, and the kids are at the campsite in the woods, during the daytime scenes the only shadows that should be seen are the ones being cast by the sun, but there are shadows being cast in different directions due to the set lighting.

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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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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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