The Wild Wild West

The Night of the Big Blast - S2-E4

Other mistake: After Artie and Mr. Peters leave the Fortune ladies at their table, Artie continues walking even after the Mardi Gras mask he is wearing falls off.

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The Night of the Deadly Bed - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: Electrical sparks between the wheels and track rails are visible under the coal tender of West's train as it rolls, showing the train is an electric model.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: Dust is kicked up and tire tracks from the camera vehicles filming the chase scenes are obvious.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Factual error: A modern warehouse-type structure is seen in the background as West rides into Fort Savage.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Factual error: The amount of explosives detonated in the wagon should have blown it to toothpicks, not left intact with just the canopy blown off.

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The Night of the Kraken - S4-E6

Factual error: West and Artie are trying to move a cabinet from the wall. A closeup shot shows West's left hand entering from the right side of the shot to press a button that allows a secret panel to open. Unless West twisted his left hand 180°, then him pressing the button as shown is not possible.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: The arms of the unconscious bad guy West drags by the feet should be dragging above the shoulders, not almost parallel to his body.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Night of the Bubbling Death": Artemus tosses just one bottle grenade at the pursuing posse of bad guys. In the next shot, however, multiple explosions go off all at the same time in a straight line across the road. (00:14:00)

Jean G

The Night of the Deadly Blossom - S2-E25

Continuity mistake: When Barclay hangs the bone hatchet back in its place, the outline on the wall supposedly left by the item differs significantly from the artifact itself. (Most noticeable is the upper end: the outline has one long curled tip, but the actual hatchet has two short prongs there.) The outline was apparently drawn without the prop, or from a different prop altogether. (00:12:05)

Jean G

The Night of the Skulls - S2-E13

Factual error: Fenlow begins shouting about "one nation, under God, indivisible." This series is set in the 1870s. The Pledge of Allegiance, from which these lines are taken, wasn't written until 1892. And the words "under God" weren't added until 1954. (00:46:55)

Jean G

The Night of the Skulls - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: West crashes through the French doors, breaking out the center section and leaving a partial framework on either side. In the next several shots, the center support and one broken frame reappear and disappear repeatedly. (00:02:30)

Jean G

The Night of the Man-Eating House - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when they confront Liston Day outside the house, West and Gordon are standing close together in all the frontal shots, but several feet apart in all the reverse angle views. (00:45:30)

Jean G

The Night of the Watery Death - S2-E9

Factual error: The coin Artemus hands West is a Morgan silver dollar. It's no coincidence that the actor's thumb covers the date on the coin in the inserted close-up. The series is set during Grant's presidential term in the early 1870s, and Morgan dollars weren't minted until 1878, after Grant had left office. (00:09:40)

Jean G

The Night of the Poisonous Posey - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: The bad guys throw an unconscious West down a chute into the ice house. He goes in with his arms at his sides, then slides with his arms above his head, and finally lands with both hands folded over his stomach - all while remaining unconscious. (00:30:30)

Jean G

The Night of the Eccentrics - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: West walks through the gate into the amusement park and twice passes very visible truck tire treadmarks in the dirt street. (00:09:30)

Jean G

The Night of the Raven - S2-E3

Other mistake: Balya, the Turkish representative, is killed by a knife protruding through the back of his chair. But when he falls to the floor, leaving the knife behind, there's no blood on the blade. (00:42:00)

Jean G

The Night of the Puppeteer - S1-E21

Revealing mistake: Zachariah Skull's bald head has a problem. The latex skull-cap used to cover the actor's hair keeps bubbling and wrinkling as he speaks. (00:43:00)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "Night of the Running Death": During West and Gordon's poker game at the end, Gordon tilts the table by at least 30 degrees - and none of the poker chips, cards or cash moves an inch. Apparently, everything was glued down. (00:44:30)

Jean G

The Night of the Flying Pie Plate - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end, the wagon tailgate falls open during the scuffle with the bad guys. When West fights his way to the front and drives the wagon away, the tailgate has somehow tied itself up again. (00:48:00)

Jean G

The Night of the Flying Pie Plate - S2-E6

Revealing mistake: After they're carried inside and placed in chairs, one of the "unconscious" women moves her arm into a more comfortable position. (00:33:00)

Jean G

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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