Best TV mistakes of 1957

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Beaver's Tree - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the boom mike is visible in the background when Wally is saying that June looks "ritzy". (00:14:45)

Jeff Swanson
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Three Bells to Perdido - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Paladin talks to the ranchers, two equipment shadows are moving on the wall at the upper left of the screen. (00:03:00)

Jean G
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The Rex Montana Story - S1-E35

Revealing mistake: When Flint follows the Indians, there's a strong wind blowing. But the two puffy clouds in the backdrop sky never move.

Jean G
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Juvenile Jacket - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Diamond parks outside the apartment house, and when he opens the car door, it mirrors several stage lights and reflectors.

Jean G
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The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise - S9-E19

Other mistake: The owner of a Los Angeles trucking company tells a driver who is going to San Francisco, "Take the San Diego Freeway toward Bakersfield." That freeway runs from San Diego to San Fernando. It does not go toward Bakersfield.

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Bundle from Britain - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart's coat gets covered with dust during the fistfight in the cabin. But in the next shot, he runs outside and the coat is completely clean again. (00:47:00)

Jean G
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