Little House on the Prairie

The Talking Machine - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Jason and Laura are flying the kite in one scene, there is heavy rain, thunder, and lightning and dark storm clouds shown in the sky, but on the ground showing the kids, the sun is shining on them (note the shadows).

The Raccoon - S1-E10

Plot hole: The plot gets confusing here. First, Laura and Jack (the dog) are rabidly bitten by Jasper (her pet racoon). The doctor warns they may have rabies from the bite. A second more dangerous raccoon is discovered which eventually left the area. In the end, Charles (discovering there were two raccoons in the barn after finding Jasper remaining), says Laura is going to be OK after all. The main confusion is that Laura would still be in danger from the bite regardless of which untested raccoon bit her.

The Talking Machine - S2-E13

Factual error: Jason mentions to Laura that someday there will be a "steam powered airplane." The word "airplane" did not even exist at that time - "flying machine" or so would likely be used during that era.

Gold Country - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: When Edwards is first discovered missing by Grace, the moon is in the background in the center of the screen. After all the time that goes by with Edwards in the casino, Charles looking for him, finds him and goes all the way back to where they were sleeping (figure at least an hour or more), the moon is still in the exact same position in center of screen from the exact same camera angle. In reality, the moon would have been more to the right or disappeared completely by now (depending on the timespan).

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (2) - S6-E26

Other mistake: Charles has just brought Adam a letter to the site of the blind school rebuild. When Adam is told that his father died, he and Mary walk away from Charles. The terrain was very uneven. Being blind they realistically wouldn't be able to navigate it without stumbling.

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Times Are Changing (1) - S9-E1

Character mistake: Almanzo says he hasn't seen his brother Royal in 10 years, but in fact he saw him not long ago as he looked after his 2 sons who were terrors, and at that time Royal didn't even have a daughter.

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Suggested correction: Royal's wife was pregnant when he visited years before Laura had the baby.

Rage - S9-E4

Revealing mistake: When Laura picks up Baby Rose from Thomas Stark, the blanket is flipped up and you can see a plastic doll's leg, then when she goes into the bedroom, she has the real baby.

Home Again - S9-E16

Character mistake: Mrs. Oleson, talking to Willie, tells "Albert" to go clean up his room while Mr. and Mrs. Oleson, Willie, and Albert are talking in the Mercantile. (00:39:20)

Remember Me (1) - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mary and Laura dive into the lake to rescue the puppies they have their shoes on. As they are swimming around looking for them they are barefoot. When the get out of the water their shoes are back on.

There's No Place Like Home (2) - S5-E6

Other mistake: At the very end, Mr. Hanson is seen walking toward the church. Because of his stroke, he's slow and unsteady. We see several close-ups of his feet, showing how he's struggling. Two of those shots are the same footage. It's obvious, because you see that he drags his foot over a small stick in the road and stumbles - and in both shots, it is exactly the same.

Chanteuse66

Meet Me At The Fair - S4-E11

Factual error: When the hot air balloon comes down with Carrie in it you can see N410AA printed on it. This is commonly called a tail number on planes and is issued through the FAA, which of course did not exist during the time period of the episode.

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Factual error: In the remastered DVD editions, on Doc Baker's wagon, you can see that the canvas wagon cover has a plastic window sewn into it.

I Remember, I Remember - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: Charles is delayed getting home on his wedding anniversary because a wheel on his wagon broke, he had no jack and he had to make repairs during a heavy rainstorm. Rain is still falling late at night and can be seen through the window when Caroline hears Charles arriving. She runs outside to greet him and suddenly there is no rain.

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There's No Place Like Home (2) - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Lars Hanson hears the church bell ringing, he gets up from his bed and goes to look out the window. When he first gets up, his hair is completely tousled - definite "bed head." The shot changes to show him leaning out the window, and his hair is neatly combed. When the shot returns to the inside of the room, his hair is once again rumpled and untidy.

Chanteuse66

The Rivals - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: Laura almost bumps into the boy after they get out of the lake and she looks as if she wants to kiss him. In his point of view, he is standing further away from her. In the next shot she is a few inches away from him.

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Laura: I wanted to clean the blackboards extra good today, to make up for being late.
Mary Ingalls Kendall: And talking in class?
Laura: I was not talking.
Mary Ingalls Kendall: You were, too.
Laura: Was not! Nellie was talking and I was answering.

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