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The Flintstones (1960)

101 mistakes in season 5

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Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: The "8" on the side of Fred's car keeps changing style throughout the race sequence.

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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.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the host tells the audience that Superstone (Fred) will demonstrate his strength at the Bedrock Theatre, the barbell in front of Superstone's feet changes position between shots.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the woman in the episode on TV says "Farewell, Superstone!", Superstone replies, "Bee-Hee-Hee-Ho-Ho!" and you can see that he has a yellow triangle on his suit, but in the next shot when he flies out of the window, the triangle has disappeared.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred, Barney, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm, Dino and Hoppy are watching "Superstone" on the TV, you can see that Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm are right in front of Barney, but in the close-up of the two, Barney is nowhere in sight.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney shows Fred the ad in the paper about new novelty acts for "The Ed Sullystone Show", the ad says "Apply Bedrock Broadcasting Co" at the bottom. When we see Fred and Barney in the queue with the other applicants, the station is now called "Bedrock Television Company."

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred tells Wilma that he is giving up inventing for good at the end of the episode, you can see that Betty is sitting next to Wilma on the couch. When we see a close-up of Fred in the next shot, Betty is missing.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred stands on the scales, he is holding a dish containing the reducing formula and there are bubbles coming out of it. In the next shot, there are no bubbles to be seen, but in the next shot, they are back again.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode, Dino is excited to see Fred back home and he runs and jumps on Fred. When he lands on Fred, on the grass behind him there is the drive to the garage, but in a close-up of Fred, the drive is nowhere to be seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Betty walks into the house and is surprised see Fred reduced to a small size, there is nothing by Fred on the ground, but in a close-up of Fred, some small stones have appeared.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Wilma picks up the phone to answer the call from the vet, the lead on the phone changes position between shots.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Barney is holding a newspaper in his right hand when he rushes over to Fred's house, but in the shot of him standing in the doorway, the newspaper is nowhere to be seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred tells Wilma that he is stopping inventing at the end of the episode, he pours the remains of the reducing formula out of the window into Dino's bowl and Fred has a glass in his left hand. When he hears Dino at the front door, the glass has gone.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney opens the door and sends Fred flying in the mouse hole, there are two large stones outside the hole, but in the next shot there are now three small stones.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney and Betty walk into the Flintstones' kitchen for a cup of tea, Barney stops and behind him there is a table with a lamp on it. In the next shot, the table and lamp have disappeared, and there is now a shelf with plates on the wall.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When we first see Pebbles playing on the slide near the sandpit, there are stones near the pit. When we see Bamm-Bamm lifting up the slide, the stones are nowhere to be seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Bamm-Bamm lifts up the slide that Pebbles is sitting on, there is nothing beside him, but in the next shot a spade appears from nowhere.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Wilma puts Fred and Pebbles to sleep, the rug that the two beds are on changes colour from light blue to dark blue between shots.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Wilma puts Pebbles and Fred to sleep in their beds, Wilma puts her left hand on Pebbles' blanket, but in the next shot her hand is not there.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: After the formula explosion in the garage, Fred's face and arms are covered in black marks, but when we see him just seconds later, he is now completely clean.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred knocks on the door at Barney's house, the door is initially plain, but when Barney opens the door, it is now made of wood.

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Pebbles' Birthday Party - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Fred opens the back door and lets the dancing girls out of his house during Pebbles' birthday party, the door has a handle on the back of it. When one of the girls kicks down the door and lands on Fred a little later on, look at the door and the handle is missing.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred goes on the tube to squeeze out some toothpaste, he puts his toothbrush at the end of tube, but the toothpaste he puts on his brush suddenly disappears.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are at the nurse's desk at the doctor's surgery, Barney is beside Fred when the nurse sees him, but in the shot of the nurse tickling Fred's chin, Barney is missing.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney drops Fred off at his home, Fred is standing on the pavement, but in the next shot he is now standing on the grass.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Audio problem: When Barney says "You're about two feet too short" when Fred steps onto the scales, his mouth does not move when he says "short."

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When we first see Fred and Barney on stage at "The Ed Sullystone Show", the curtain behind them has creases, but in a close-up of the two, it appears completely flat.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred sees the small boulder going downwards on the scale, his eyebrows are missing, but re-appear seconds later.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney is knocking on the door at Fred's house after seeing an advert in the newspaper, Fred says "I'll get it, Wilma!" and stops near the door. At this point, Fred is well away from the door, but in the next shot he is now standing near the corner of it.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred starts shrinking after he has drunk all of the reducing formula, he is holding a mixing bowl in his right hand. When he has fully shrunk, the bowl is nowhere to be seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: At the auditions for "The Ed Sullystone Show", there is a man with a performing dog and when we first see the dog, he has a collar around his neck. When he starts performing, the collar has disappeared.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred steps on the scales with the reducing formula, there is a table with chemistry equipment behind him. In the close-up of Fred in the next shot, the table disappears, and in the shot after that, it is back again.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When the bird flies back into its box after telling the doctor that Fred and Barney have arrived, the switch on the box is initially pointing down but in the next shot it has moved up.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When the nurse says "What a cute little boy!" to Fred at the doctor's surgery, you can see there nothing around Fred, but when the camera closes in on Fred in the next shot, small rocks have appeared.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Bamm-Bamm is placing the plank of wood into the sandpit, you can see that by the sandpit there is a bucket with a spade in it, but in the next shot the spade is now positioned near the sandpit.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When the doctor tells Fred to take aspirin twice daily, Fred is positioned near the corner of the doctor's table and Barney is right behind him. But in a close-up of Fred in the next shot, Barney is nowhere to be seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred is standing next to Ed Sullystone and Ed says "Dumb-looking too" to him during the audition, Fred's size decreases between shots.

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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.

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Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When we first see Fred's car at the Indianrockolis 500, the car has nothing on the side of it, but when we see the car at the start of the race, a number "8" has suddenly appeared.

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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.

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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.

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Indianrockolis 500 - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When we see Fred and Barney in the car on their way to the track, Fred's front seat is missing.

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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.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: In the dinner scene towards the end of the episode, the dish in front of Fred has very little Chinese food in it, but when Pebbles wants some, we cut back to Fred and more has appeared.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When the doctor puts Fred into the trick box you can see that the box is quite small, but after a quick cut to Barney we return to the doctor and the box is much longer.

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Pebbles' Birthday Party - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When the kids are playing poker during the birthday party, the red haired boy is seen holding his cards and has nothing next to him on the table, but in the next shot a pile of four cards has appeared.

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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.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are on the top of the cliff, Madame Yes smashes the glass on the emergency box and flies off holding the legs on a prehistoric bird. When we return to Fred and Barney, the emergency box has disappeared.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When the three gangsters bust into Madame Yes's house, one of the gangsters holds on to Barney's leg and you can see there are two purple planks behind Barney. When we see Barney a couple of shots later, the planks have disappeared.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are in Madame Yes's house, Madame Yes takes away the envelope from Fred and you can see Barney is standing beside him, but in the next shot Barney is standing behind Fred.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Fred asks Barney what he should do with the envelope the agent handed him, Barney says that they should forget about it. You can see that Fred is holding the envelope in front of him, but in the next shot Fred is holding onto the steering wheel and the envelope is nowhere to be seen.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Fred is reading the address on the envelope that the agent gave to him, you can see that he is holding it with one hand but a close up shot of the envelope shows him holding it with both hands.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Betty is carrying some dishes from the kitchen through to the room next door, the dishes have three cups on the top of them, but when Betty is setting up the table, the cups are nowhere to be seen.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Barney is taken inside Madame Yes's house, there is a sign reading "1717 Stoney Lane" on the door. But when Fred barges the door open to rescue Barney, the sign has disappeared.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Jay Bondrock lights the fuse on the bomb to destroy the island, you can see he is holding the match by the fuse, but in the next shot he is holding the match under the fuse.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Pebbles is playing with her blocks on the rug, she puts a white block with a red "L" on it by her side that disappears a few shots later.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: During the dinner scene with the Flintstones and Rubbles, Barney has a salt and pepper pot in front of his plate, but when we cut to Barney speaking, the pots have disappeared.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When we are at the Bedrock Theatre for the first time, Superstone's dressing room door has the word "Superstone" written on it. But when Fred is putting on his make up and the two crooks appear, there is no "Superstone" on the door.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: After Wilma and Betty have pulled Fred and Barney out of Kitty's Place, the background behind them initially has a yellow saloon but then changes to a blue building in the very next shot.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Kitty puts the coin in the juke box, the position of the mallet used to hit the bird on the head changes between shots.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Fred is telling Barney, Betty and Wilma about his adventures, Betty can be seen sitting next to Wilma at the table, but in the next shot Betty has suddenly disappeared.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Craig is performing the ropes act, Fred can be seen sitting next to Barney at the table, but in the very next shot Fred has disappeared.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When we first see Betty and Wilma in the caravan, the outside view shows two windows and it seems they are sitting well apart from each other. But inside the caravan, they are sitting much closer to one another.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When we see Fred and Barney in the car, Barney produces a geiger counter. In the close-up, he pushes a button and the flap opens to produce a cricket inside the machine, but in the very next shot the flap has suddenly closed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When we see the dial on the time machine, it initially has six segments, but when we see a close up of the time machine inventor putting his hand on the dial, it has now has seven segments.

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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?".

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Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When we see Wilma speaking in Fred's car at the start of the episode, the hole behind her changes from small to large between shots.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred is sitting at the dinner table with Wilma and the Rubbles, you can see he has a knife in front of his hand, but in the next shot the knife has disappeared.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the producers tell George to put his Superstone costume on, you can see one of his bags is next to his dressing room table, but in the next close-up of George, the bag has disappeared.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred is at Barney's house, he knocks on the door and says, "Open up, Barney, it's me!" When the door opens, Fred's arm disappears.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are in the bar, the barman asks them "What'll it be, you guys?" and you can see there is nothing on the counter, but in the very next shot a bottle has suddenly appeared.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney and the gang are watching "Superstone" on the TV, the TV has an aerial on top of it, but when we see a full view of the TV, the aerial has disappeared.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: During the bank robbery in "Superstone" on TV at the beginning of the episode, the amount of money in the robbers' bag goes from empty to full between shots.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred (as Superstone) is putting the powder on his face in his dressing room, he puts the powder puff back in its dish, but when the door knocks, we cut back to Fred, and the powder puff has disappeared.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When the poker players hide under the table, you can see there are blue chips, white chips and red chips on the table, but when Sheriff Craig leaves, the blue and white chips have changed places and the red chips have disappeared.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When the man gives Sheriff Craig back his badge, his moustache disappears when Craig is talking to him, but comes back when Craig runs away to pick up his bags.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Craig is hiding under the table, he says "But I'm not that sheriff" and you can see part of his feet outside the table. In the next shot, Craig is now completely under the table.

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Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Craig is playing poker at the table in the saloon, he is holding his five playing cards with both hands, but the next shot shows him holding the cards with only one hand.

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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm are watching "Superstone" on TV, the building pieces in front of them change position between shots.

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The Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When the Flintstones and the Rubbles are sitting at their table in the pizza parlour, Fred asks Betty if she wants some pizza and you can see there is a large pizza in front of Wilma and Betty, but in the very next shot the pizza has gone.

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The Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Wilma is sitting in the car, she asks Fred what's wrong and you can see that he is standing by the car, but in the next shot when Fred says he forgot his car key, there is no sign of the car.

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The Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When the Flintstones and Rubbles arrive at the Bedrock Theatre to see "Rockeo & Julietta", Fred parks the car in the car park and you can see there is a car next to him when he stops, but in the next shot the car has vanished.

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Dino and Juliet - S5-E11

Other mistake: Fred's telephone cord is missing when he and Loudrock are calling their friends about the puppies.

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Dino and Juliet - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When Barney is cutting the hedge with his hedge clippers while speaking to Loudrock, Barney's position changes between shots.

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A Haunted House Is Not a Home - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: When Pebbles is watching Wilma bake cookies, you can see that she has a baseball next to her, but when Betty and Bamm-Bamm arrive, we see Pebbles and the baseball has now gone.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Barney is driving Fred to the doctor after his accident at the bowling centre, you can see that Dino is sitting behind him in his car, but in the shot where Fred says "I don't want to see a doctor!", Dino has disappeared.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Fred is holding his bowling ball in Alley 13 at the bowling centre, you can see there is a bowling ball rack behind him, but in the next shot the rack has disappeared.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: After Fred brakes his car to avoid hitting the black "Catosaurus", Barney's hands can be seen on the front of the car, but they're not on the car in the next shot.

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Monster Fred - S5-E2

Other mistake: Fred's mouth doesn't open when he says "Now knock it off!" to Barney in his car.

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Pebbles' Birthday Party - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: During Pebbles' birthday party, nine dancing girls come out of her birthday cake, but when they perform as a group, there are only six.

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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.

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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.

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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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Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When the man at the hamburger stall gives Fred his 'brontosaurus burgers', he serves them on a tray, but just a few shots later the tray is nowhere to seen.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Barney shows Fred the circled ad in the newspaper about auditioning for "The Ed Sullystone Show", we see a close-up of the ad and you can see that the circle around the ad is completely different from the one seen in the previous shot.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Fred goes over to Wilma after she drops the cups and saucers after seeing him shrunk, the broken crockery that surrounds him is completely different to what's seen in the previous shot.

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Itty Biddy Freddy - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Fred and Barney are in the doctor's surgery, the doctor produces a lollipop for Fred. When he produces the lollipop, you can see it's well away from Fred, but as the shot changes the lollipop is much closer to him than it was in the previous shot.

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Dr. Sinister - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When the aeroplane arrives at Dr Sinister's volcano, Fred and Barney are led down the stairs by the three crooks, but when they arrive at the sliding door, one of the crooks has gone.

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