Best comedy TV continuity mistakes of 1961

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A Day in the Life of Alan Brady - S5-E25

Continuity mistake: Rob, Sally and Buddy are surprised that Alan has a yacht, however in the episode "The Ballad of Betty Lou" Rob and Jerry spent all day on it.

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Suggested correction: Rob and Jerry bought a boat together. However there are other episodes that refer to Alan's yacht.

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Too Many Christmas Trees - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Steed and Emma are driving to the estate, the car's windscreen keeps disappearing. It's there in full shots, gone in close-ups, and reappears again every time we cut back to a long shot. (00:10:30)

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Such a Nice Little Man - S3-E29

Continuity mistake: Hazel gets a glass to pour some milk. Hazel picks up the milk bottle in her left hand and begins to fill the glass from the left. In the next shot the glass is empty and a hand is shown pouring the milk into the glass from the right. (00:02:00)

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Hawaii Here We Come - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Benny comes to Top Cat's dustbin at the start of the episode, he first pushes a door bell and then uses a handle to knock on the dustbin. In the next shot, both the bell and handle have disappeared.

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