Best comedy TV factual errors of 1968

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Don't Forget the Diver - S4-E2

Factual error: While Capt. Square is looking through his binoculars at what he thinks is Mainwaring's platoon marching with their rifles, a 1960's Bedford lorry drives past on the road behind them.

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Lorenzo Bush - S2-E13

Factual error: The children race into the dormitory to summon Candy, who is using a flat iron to press a tablecloth. She goes with them, but leaves the supposedly hot iron sitting on the cloth, which should have begun smoldering even before her departure. (00:10:20)

Jean G
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The Panel Show - S1-E6

Factual error: Howard and Emmett travel to New York City to take part in a televised panel discussion on the merits of city life versus small-town life. The station is "KZOK Channel 12." All television stations east of the Mississippi River begin with the letter W, not K.

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Episode #1.3 - S1-E3

Factual error: In the Scarlet Pimpernel sketch, the opening caption reads "France, 1778." This is the Scarlet Pimpernel who rescues people during the "Reign of Terror", as is confirmed several times during the sketch. But the French Revolution was still eleven years away and its Reign of Terror wouldn't start until 1793.

Spiny Norman
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