The Wild Wild West

The Wild Wild West (1965)

82 mistakes in season 3

(9 votes)

The Night Dr. Loveless Died - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Before West grabs the Mina bird, Dr, Liebknicht is crouching by a sofa, When West moves to get the bird, Liebknicht is suddenly at the window, ready to climb out.

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The Night Dr. Loveless Died - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: West is holding a horse whip and the reins to the buggy as he and Liebknicht escape. The close up of them in the cab shows West without the whip.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: The gold table cloth edge the fortress model rests on moves from being straight down off the edge of the table to curled up by the model itself.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: The Constitution lies flat in the display case. After West cuts a circular piece of glass to remove the document, he takes it out and it is seen to be conveniently rolled up for ease of removal through the circle rather than flat.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Once West crosses the acid bath, he leaves a small piece of rope hanging from the zip line. Later, when he meets Artie to recross over the acid bath, the rope has grown to about three feet in length. Artie was too far away (and did not have the equipment to cross) for him to change its length.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: West's fingers are close together as he muzzles Vixen's mouth, but the close ups show his fingers spread apart.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: Outside shots show the wagon West is driving rocking violently back and forth as he escapes, but inside shots of Vixen unconscious in the back show a gentle rocking motion.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: West and Gordon are escaping in the wagon going through hilly and rocky terrain, but close up shots of the duo driving the wagon show clear sky, not towering background topography.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: The dynamite sticks West throws at the bad guys do not explode where they land.

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The Night of the Firebrand - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: While West chucks dynamite sticks at Sean's men, there is a large rectangular hole billowing smoke near a bad guy's dead body.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Immediately after West's fight with Clint Cartwheel, Clint's hair is mussed. A quick shot back to both and Clint's hair is perfectly combed and groomed.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: The rock wall visible through the elevator window is not moving up, but rotating.

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The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: The pyrotechnics are visible as a line in the sand that explodes in front of the posse as they begin to pursue West and Gordon.

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The Night of the Cut-Throats - S3-E11

Audio problem: Arte's hand and finger movements on the saloon piano don't even begin to match the notes actually being played. (00:07:30)

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The Night of the Circus of Death - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: The draperies are fully engulfed in flames when the murderer runs through them and out onto the balcony. Cut to an exterior shot as he escapes, and the window dressings are perfectly intact with no sign of the fire. (00:03:10)

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The Night of the Circus of Death - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: While West and Gordon question Mr. Lennox at the Denver Mint, the boom shadow can be seen moving at the upper left of the frame. (00:30:15)

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The Night of the Circus of Death - S3-E9

Revealing mistake: The single kerosene lamp West lights inside Bronzini's circus wagon not only lights up the entire room, it also impossibly casts his shadow on two different walls at once as he searches the various trunks. (00:14:50)

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The Night of the Amnesiac - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: When amnesiac West emerges from between the buildings, it is dark outside, but when he encounters the cowboy assaulting the woman, it is now suddenly broad daylight.

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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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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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