The Flintstones

The Flintstones (1960)

103 mistakes in season 5 - chronological order

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Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Fred drives his car the wrong way during the race, there is an "8" on the back of the car when he squeezes his way through two cars, but in the next shot the "8" has disappeared.

Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When we see a close-up of Fred's car during the race, you can see there are two cars in front of him and there is nothing behind him, yet in the next shot he is being passed by a purple car.

Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Wilma is shocked to see Fred on the television, you can see behind her there is a window and curtains, but when we see Wilma in the next shot, the window has disappeared.

Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When we see Fred and Barney singing "Doo Dah" in the car while on their way to the track, Barney is sitting in a single seat, yet a close-up shot shows him sitting on a longer seat.

Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Fred goes past Wilma into the living room to watch TV, he has a fish sandwich and is carrying a tray with a drink and a bowl of snacks on it. When he is watching TV, the bowl of snacks is nowhere to be seen.

Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Fred drops the tyre on his foot, he hops around in pain and you can see that Barney is holding the tail on the turtle. When Fred says, "Now you tell me!" we cut back to Barney, and the turtle has gone.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Wilma is scrubbing the deck on Columbus' boat, you can see she has Betty working beside her, but after Barney asks "A mutiny?" we cut back to Wilma and Betty has vanished.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: During the jousting scene, the King and Queen keep changing positions from standing up to sitting down on their thrones between shots.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Fred wins the jousting competition, the King tells him that he has won his daughter, Princess Lenor, but in the next shot when Fred asks, "What do you mean, I've won her?" Lenor has suddenly disappeared.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney rush off to have a go on the shooting gallery, Wilma's eyebrows disappear but then re-appear when Betty says "Aren't they cute?".

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, watch the colour of the time-machine inventor's outfit. You can see it's light blue when he pulls the lever, but when he gets the Flintstones and Rubbles back to the fair and asks them what happened, his outfit is a darker shade of blue. It then changes back to its lighter shade as before.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the episode when the time-machine inventor pulls the lever on the machine, three lemons appear and he says "Wow, Jackpot!". But in the next shot, when the Flintstones and Rubbles run out of the machine, the lemons have vanished.

Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Fred pays the man at the hamburger stall 'two rocks', he places the money on the counter. When we see a close up of the money, one rock is behind the other one, but in the very next shot the two rocks are now lying side by side.

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Answer: The ratings had declined in its last few seasons, and the series was cancelled.

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