Alias Smith and Jones

The Posse That Wouldn't Quit - S2-E5

Revealing mistake: All the shots of the pursuing posse are "borrowed" footage, which might never have been obvious - except for the fact that one shot shows us a recognizable Heath and Nick Barkley from "The Big Valley" at the head of the pack. (00:17:00)

Jean G

Six Strangers at Apache Springs - S2-E7

Revealing mistake: During the saloon brawl, recycled footage causes Curry to change into his first season hat for a few shots. After the fight, he has his second season hat back on. (00:28:00)

Jean G

21 Days to Tenstrike - S2-E15

Revealing mistake: The night scenes around the campfire are plainly shot on an indoor set and not outdoors. Phony exteriors were seldom used on this series, but L.A. had suffered a record five inches of rain that forced the crew to either shoot indoors or fall behind schedule.

Jean G

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

Revealing mistake: The electric light bulb in Lom Trevors' lamp is visible. In one shot, you can even see the filament wires. (00:18:15)

Jean G

Jailbreak at Junction City - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: The outlaws all have their hands tied behind their backs. But the one wearing glasses, apparently unaware that he's in the shot, brings both hands up to push the slipping glasses back up on his nose, then quickly puts his hands behind his back again.

Jean G

The McCreedy Bust - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: At Armandariz's hacienda, a power cord is peeking out from behind the large chest against the wall in the main room. (00:18:00)

Jean G

Never Trust an Honest Man - S1-E14

Revealing mistake: At the end, when Christine's father enters the kitchen, the unmistakable outline of a papered-over electrical outlet is showing on the wall behind him. (00:45:10)

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

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

Something to Get Hung About - S2-E6

Revealing mistake: When Heyes rides away from the hotel in the beginning, he's passed on the street by a tall man in a white shirt riding a black horse and slouching in the saddle. When the shot cuts back to the front of the hotel, the same extra on the same horse rides by again, going in the opposite direction. (00:02:20)

Jean G

Never Trust an Honest Man - S1-E14

Revealing mistake: In one of the early panoramic shots of the train heading toward the mountains, there are two jet contrails in the sky at the upper right of the screen. (00:07:00)

Jean G

The Legacy of Charlie O'Rourke - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: When Heyes and Curry send the empty stagecoach off to mislead the posse, the road has several 20th Century tire tracks running across it. (00:29:00)

Jean G

The Fifth Victim - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: Sam, the third victim, is shot and killed while driving his wagon out of town. We see a long shot of him riding away, then we hear the rifle firing. But the camera lingers a bit too long after that - just enough for us to see the wagon continuing on its way, with a perfectly healthy Sam still at the reins. (00:16:40)

Jean G

The Man Who Murdered Himself - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: At the beginning of his trip with the TNT wagon, Curry is seen driving with a hill in the background and a road winding past rocks and green grass. Several miles into the trip, he's coaxing the team over a ridge, and when we cut to a close-up, the same road is behind him. It's the same shot, recycled from earlier in the episode. (00:06:15 - 00:15:45)

Jean G

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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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An egotistical, prissy and dishonest lawyer like Mr. Fletcher wouldn't make the mistake of allowing his name to be misspelled on his office door. It reads "Winfred Fletcher." His first name, as it's pronounced throughout the episode, is "Winford."

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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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