Alias Smith and Jones

Stagecoach Seven - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: From one shot to the next, the six horses pulling the stagecoach change color from black to light brown and back again. (00:07:30)

Jean G

Stagecoach Seven - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: During the stage hold-up, there are several bright white 20th Century buildings visible in the distance behind Weaver. (00:09:25)

Jean G

Return to Devil's Hole - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: While the Devil's Hole Gang plays cards in the bunkhouse, Hamilton stands behind the poker table beside one of the beds. In the master shot, he's wearing a tan jacket. In every close-up, however, the jacket disappears and he's wearing a blue shirt. (00:41:00)

Jean G

The Fifth Victim - S1-E12

Factual error: The dresser mirror in the saloon girl's boudoir is ringed with photos - but they're 20th Century color Polaroids. (00:24:00)

Jean G

Alias Smith and Jones (90 min.) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the saloon, Heyes and Curry are standing at the bar about four feet apart. After the deputy sheriff kicks the orchestron (a 19th C. jukebox), the camera angle reverses - and Heyes and Curry are suddenly shoulder-to-shoulder at the bar. (00:48:20)

Jean G

The Men That Corrupted Hadleyburg - S2-E18

Factual error: Heyes plays blackjack with cash instead of chips. When he bets the limit of $1000, he pushes two small stacks of coins toward the dealer. A thousand dollars in coins would have made a substantially larger stack than this. Even if they were $20 gold pieces (which they don't appear to be) the two piles would have to be comprised of 25 coins each, which they are not. (00:30:00)

Jean G

How to Rob a Bank in One Hard Lesson - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Harry tosses the cloth bag toward the well, it lands on bare ground with a few strands of straw nearby. But in long shot, it's surrounded by heaps of straw. (00:43:30)

Jean G

Shootout at Diablo Station - S2-E11

Plot hole: Curry slips out of his bonds and hides in the secret cubby hole beside the fireplace, right under the four dozing outlaws' noses. But when he's found, the wooden door over the hiding place has to be pried off - very noisily. No one else was free to nail that door shut, and there's no way he could have done it from inside - at least, not without waking up the outlaws. (00:30:30 - 00:34:50)

Jean G

Only Three to a Bed - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: Near the end, Heyes leaves the house with his gun strapped on, but when the camera angle reverses, he's not wearing it. It's back in the next shot, though.

Jean G

The Legacy of Charlie O'Rourke - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: Alice is supposedly playing the guitar while she sings to Charlie in the jail cell. But while her fingers are moving, they aren't forming proper chords on the instrument's strings, nor does her strumming match the music we hear. (00:17:00)

Jean G

The Clementine Ingredient - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Due to the insertion of stock footage, Heyes and Curry ride the short distance to Clem's house on three different sets of horses.

Jean G

Bad Night in Big Butte - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: It's a major plot point that Big Butte's hotel has had a third floor added since the stolen diamond was hidden somewhere in its walls. But in exterior shots, the hotel has only two floors.

Jean G

The Posse That Wouldn't Quit - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Heyes and Curry stop Belle's wagon, Heyes is holding his hat in his right hand. When the shot changes angles, the hat jumps instantly into his left hand. (00:05:40)

Jean G

The McCreedy Feud - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When they meet Carlotta, Heyes steps forward to greet her wearing his hat. The shot cuts to a different camera angle, and his hat is instantly off and in his hand, without time for him to remove it. (00:03:45)

Jean G

The Root of It All - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: A wheezing Deputy Treadwell races across the street to the saloon to collect a posse. On the way, he's trying to buckle on his gun-belt, but he fumbles it and his gun falls to the ground near the hitching rail. No one picks it up, but he somehow has the gun back in his holster again when he runs out to ride away seconds later. (00:16:25)

Jean G

The Root of It All - S1-E11

Audio problem: In the hotel room, Leslie offers her ring as a down payment to Heyes. He reaches for it and says, "May I?" But as we hear the words, his lips aren't moving. (00:13:15)

Jean G

How to Rob a Bank in One Hard Lesson - S2-E2

Plot hole: Heyes convinces the deputy that they're not Heyes and Curry and rightfully pins the bank robbery on Harry, who forced him to break into the safe. But it had been previously stressed that only Heyes could have cracked that particular safe, something the governor knew. So the neatly tied-up ending doesn't really work. The governor would still know that Heyes (whose nitroglycerin method was based on a real bank robbery of the era) opened the safe.

Jean G

The Day They Hanged Kid Curry (90 min.) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In full shot, Curry is leaning against the courtroom wall to the right of the door. When the shot cuts to a close-up, though, he's on the left side of the door. (00:06:00)

Jean G

How to Rob a Bank in One Hard Lesson - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Harry sets the can of red putty down on the desk in front of Heyes. When he first places it, the label is facing the camera. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, the label has rotated itself 90 degrees and is now facing Heyes. (00:19:40)

Jean G

Never Trust an Honest Man - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: Curry's shaving cream is smeared over his upper lip. Then it isn't. Then it is again. (00:10:40)

Jean G

Hannibal Heyes: Look, Wheat, I agree, we gotta bust him out. But it's gonna take finesse.
Kyle Murtry: Wheat didn't bring any of that.

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The Long Chase - S3-E1

Trivia: The stiff-necked, humorless Sheriff Tankersley was a nose-thumbing parody of a real (and really unpopular) person. William Tankersley was a notoriously prissy network censor who was infamous at the time for trying (unsuccessfully) to stifle the naughty bits on All in the Family.

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