The Flintstones

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: Throughout the first season, Fred and Barney's boss' name changes from George Slate to George Granite and back.

Hot Lips Hannigan - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney arrive at the Rockland Club, they park their car right in front of the front door. When Betty and Wilma arrive, they park their car in front of the door and Fred and Barney's car has disappeared.

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No Help Wanted - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are fighting over the television there are three knobs on the TV set, but when Wilma starts talking to Fred they have vanished, then they reappear.

The Split Personality - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney arrive at the bowling alley, they are seen standing in the doorway, but the very next shot shows Fred inside the bowling alley and Barney is nowhere in sight.

The Monster from the Tar Pits - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Fred comes in wearing the monster costume, there's a handle on the interior side of the door, but it vanishes when Fred hides to scare Barney.

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The Engagement Ring - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Wilma opens the bedroom door to find Fred covered in flour, but in the next shot the bedroom door has vanished while Fred stands in the doorway.

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The Golf Champion - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: At the 18th hole, Fred's opponent Ben Boulder hits his tee shot on the fairway. But we see Boulder doing his second shot, he doesn't hit the ball from the fairway; he hits the ball from the same tee box on which he did his first shot.

The Drive - In - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: While sitting down at the celebration dinner, Wilma has a blue dress and Betty has a white dress. When they get up and walk away from the table, they've swapped colours.

Rooms for Rent - S1-E28

Continuity mistake: When Wilma is serving the two steaks for Fred at the dinner table, you can see there is steam coming out of the steaks, but when she places them in front of Fred the steam has disappeared.

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Dial S for Suspicion - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Fred has a nightmare he drops his pillow on the floor, and just as Wilma gets out of bed to pick it up, Wilma's pillow simply vanishes into thin air within the same shot. (00:13:50)

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Dial S for Suspicion - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: During the circus performance, Rodney the knife thrower is wearing a one-shoulder outfit, which repeatedly switches from his left, to his right shoulder, and back again. (00:17:30)

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Dial S for Suspicion - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Fred introduces Wilma's book to Barney, the book is red, but when Wilma is reading the book in bed later, the colour is now green.

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Dial S for Suspicion - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Fred is reading his letter about his position being accepted at the Stone Valley Inn, you can see Wilma is sitting in the chair next to him, but in the next shot the chair is empty and Wilma is nowhere to be seen, then she reappears in the chair.

Dial S for Suspicion - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Fred hands Barney the job advert he saw in the newspaper, Barney takes it with his right hand but a close-up of the advert shows him holding it with his left hand.

Foxy Grandma - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: When Fred is sleeping, the time on the alarm clock reads 7 a.m., but when we see a close-up of the clock, it reads 5 a.m.

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The Blessed Event - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: After Fred and Barney leave for the hospital without Wilma they realise the mistake and head back to the house, and when it cuts to Wilma in the bedroom Dino jumps atop the blue blanket on the bed, but in the next shot the blue blanket is gone, and then it reappears for Dino to hide under. (00:16:35)

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The Big Move - S3-E26

Continuity mistake: When we first see Dino at the condo, he has no collar on him. But when he chases the Von Slatens out, the collar appears.

Swedish Visitors - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: When Fred walks into the room with a snack for a second time, he goes back and returns with a purple salt shaker. In the next shot, the shaker is blue.

The Birthday Party - S3-E28

Continuity mistake: When Barney is at the pay phone, there is a dial in the centre of it, but when he sees the car going off on its own with Fred in the driving seat, we cut back to Barney and the dial has disappeared.

The Birthday Party - S3-E28

Continuity mistake: When Fred picks up the receiver on the telephone, there are five holes on the dial, but when we a close-up of the dial in the next shot, there are now six holes on it.

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The Engagement Ring - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Wilma opens the bedroom door to find Fred covered in flour, but in the next shot the bedroom door has vanished while Fred stands in the doorway.

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More mistakes in The Flintstones

Fred Flintstone: Where's your get up and go?
Barney Rubble: It just got up and went.

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Barney the Invisible - S3-E3

Trivia: This was the first episode to have "Meet the Flintstones" as the show's main theme.

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