The Wild Wild West

The Night of the Vicious Valentine - S2-E20

Factual error: Artemus opens a cabinet to reveal a map of the United States where he and West are keeping track of the alphabetical murders. The map is far out of date for the Grant administration, with what became the state of West Virginia during the Civil War still part of Virginia, and missing entirely the states of Nevada, Oregon, Kansas, Nebraska, and Minnesota-all of which were part of the union before President Grant took office. (00:04:45 - 00:06:30)

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The Night That Terror Stalked the Town - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Loveless records his and West's conversation, West says "You belong in jail." When Dr. Loveless plays the recording for Janus in a subsequent scene, West says "Jail is where you belong." (00:14:05 - 00:16:40)

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The Night of the Wolf - S2-E27

Factual error: Several airplane contrails are visible in the sky as West gallops his horse to Stefan's coronation.

Scott215

The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: Footage of the train rolling into town shows two different locomotives.

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The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: A townsman in a brown poncho and sombrero almost walks out of the scene in the long shot, but is shown entering the scene and passing Laurette in the close up shot.

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The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: West's hands change positions as he speaks with Frank Harper. In the front shots West's hands are up, but from his back West's hands are down.

Scott215

The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: The piñata lands and explodes at Harper's left, but when he gets up, the piñata's exploded remains are several feet to his right.

Scott215

The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: The exploding piñatas are blown to pieces in the attacks on West and Harper, but later Harper picks up one of the piñatas, which is intact.

Scott215

The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 - S4-E15

Revealing mistake: West's fist does not connect with the face of one of the Brass brothers he punches.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: The wire suspending Pike's flying butterfly bomb is visible as it flies around the circus tent.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: Dr. Loveless' body flies out of the cannon before the cannon's blast propels him out the barrel.

Scott215

The Night of Fire and Brimstone - S4-E9

Visible crew/equipment: The camera's shadow is visible on the wall map as Captain Butler speaks with West.

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The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: Stock footage of West and Gordon's train show it on a siding with no green foliage near it, but when West enters his private car, green bushes are seen very close to the train through the train car's open door.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: Loveless' goon holds his gun at a high angle to Pike's head, but the next shot shows the gun at a much lower angle.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: The pencil on Barlow's desk disappears in the view over Barlow's right shoulder, then appears when seen over Pike's left shoulder as the scene switches back and forth.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Character mistake: The store window's sign says, "Denver Mercatile" rather than "Mercantile."

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: A man and woman walking in the background as Pike is being gassed are about to cross the street at a corner. As Pike is being lifted into the carriage, the same couple are just about to approach the same corner.

Scott215

The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: The steam-driven robot controlled by Dr. Loveless blinks as he is strangling West.

Scott215

The Night of Fire and Brimstone - S4-E9

Factual error: West fires seven rounds from his six-shooter without reloading to cover Gordon's escape.

Scott215

The Night of Fire and Brimstone - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: After West shoots the mine wall with the grappling arrow, the line connected to the arrow is taut. The quick shot back to West shows the line loose with lots of slack, then cuts back to the arrow and the line is taut.

Scott215

Trivia: Due to the rigorous stunts he performed, actor Robert Conrad would often rip out the seat of his already too tight pants.

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