Jean G

The Glory Soldiers - S2-E18

Revealing mistake: When the rurales chase Manolito, he's riding Macadoo, his sorrel horse with the blond mane and tail. But the use of a stunt horse becomes obvious when Mano hides by leaping off into an arroyo and urging his mount to lie down beside him. Suddenly "Macadoo's" coat is a much darker brown and his mane and tail have also turned brown. He becomes a blond sorrel again, though, in the next scene.

Jean G

Once on a Day in Spring - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: During Victoria's conversation with Vaquero in the tent, the red blanket wrapped around her changes positions (up near her ears, then falling off her shoulders, etc.) several times between takes.

Jean G

What's in the Box - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Phyllis stumbles back toward the window, both its draperies are neatly in place. Next shot, just before she crashes through the glass, the drapes are suddenly half pulled down and a broken curtain rod that wasn't there seconds before hangs down over the window. (00:23:15)

Jean G

Feather of an Eagle - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: At the end, Sarah leaps onto a horse, jumps the fence and rejoins the waiting Apaches. On the way, in between shots, her long green dress, which has been bunched up beneath her during the fence leap, neatly rearranges itself and drapes quite prettily over the horse on all sides, even though she hasn't had time to touch it.

Jean G

Feather of an Eagle - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: When Buck gallops away from Mano and the newly-rescued Sarah, two jet contrails are visible in the sky at the upper left of the screen.

Jean G

The Last Hundred Miles - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: When John speaks to Cochise, two Apache warriors standing behind him change both their poses and their distance from John every time the camera angle reverses. (00:23:30)

Jean G

Spur of the Moment - S5-E21

Deliberate mistake: The first of two twists meant to come at the end of this episode was the revelation that the mysterious dark rider chasing Anne was herself - 25 years in the future. According to writer Richard Matheson, the director chose, for some bizarre reason, to deliberately spoil this "reveal" by inserting a close-up of the rider early on, showing the viewers who she was at the outset.

Jean G

Black Leather Jackets - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: The aliens cause a power fluctuation, and Mr. Tillman complains that all the lights in his house are flickering on and off. But the lamps in his living room are burning steadily. The "flickering" light is originating from what is obviously stage lighting above the set. (00:05:15)

Jean G

Sea of Enemies - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Blue is struck by a rifle stock and has a bleeding wound on his left temple. A few shots later, though, the wound disappears completely. Several scenes later, it's back again.

Jean G

Our Lady of Guadalupe - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: Just before the bad guys open fire, Mano is riding a full length ahead of Buck. In the very next shot, they're side by side. (00:31:50)

Jean G

Our Lady of Guadalupe - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Father Sanchez contemplates tossing his burden over the cliff, the bundle he holds is neatly wrapped. When the shot cuts, however, the blanket wrapped around the statue is abruptly loose and disarrayed. (00:17:30)

Jean G

Probe 7 - Over and Out - S5-E9

Factual error: Cook draws his sun and planets in the sand, saying that it's "my galaxy." When Norda draws hers, he calls it another galaxy. Wrong. He's drawn a solar system, not a galaxy. (A galaxy is a collection of millions of solar systems.) The terms are in no way synonymous - there's a vast difference, and a trained astronaut would definitely know that. Their little ships can't possibly cross galactic voids (that would require tens of thousands of years, even at many times the speed of light), so Cook and Norda's planets are in different star systems in the same galaxy - this one. (00:16:30)

Jean G

You Drive - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: After Oliver hits the bicyclist, the bike's front wheel is turned upright, but is still intact, and the boy has been thrown across a lawn to the edge of a phone booth. In the next shot, however, the wheel is suddenly crumpled, and the unconscious boy has somehow moved to a completely different place on the grass, several feet away from the phone booth. (00:01:00)

Jean G

A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When Raymond arrives to check on Harmon, Flora is sitting at the breakfast bar opening the morning paper. She's holding it straight up in front of her, but when the shot reverses angles, the paper is suddenly lying flat on the bar. (00:16:15)

Jean G

Uncle Simon - S5-E8

Trivia: Uncle Simon's mechanical man is a thinly-disguised Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet, with a different head and "face" under his glass dome. Robby guest-stars with his original head a few Twilight Zone episodes later, in "The Brain Center at Whipple's." (00:17:00)

Jean G

Nightmare at 20,000 Feet - S5-E3

Trivia: Writer Richard Matheson says he was pleased with most of Twilight Zone's film version of his short story - except for the gremlin. He'd conceived it as a dark, creepy and nearly-invisible humanoid figure. "But this thing," he complains, "looked more like a panda bear."

Jean G

The Deceivers - S2-E9

Factual error: Victoria's musical jewelry box has magical abilities. It can play its waltz tune ad infinitum without ever running down. In fact, we never see anyone wind it up: it simply plays the waltz endlessly every time the lid is opened. (00:17:00 - 00:25:30)

Jean G

Nightmare at 20,000 Feet - S5-E3

Trivia: Rod Serling set up a practical joke on writer Richard Matheson when the two were flying to San Francisco aboard a propeller-driven plane. Serling collaborated with the airline to tape a poster blow-up of the "Nightmare" gremlin's ugly face to the outside of the plane window. Just as Serling prompted Matheson to open the curtain, however, the plane's engines and props fired up, blowing away both the poster and Serling's intended gag.

Jean G

For What We Are About to Receive - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Perlita opens her door to Manolito, there's a wooden bench just outside that wasn't there in the previous exterior shot of Mano approaching the door. When he leaves, it's gone again.

Jean G

Living Doll - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: After Erich takes Talky Tina back out of the trash can and pulls her from the burlap bag, the doll's left arm is pointing straight up above its head. When the shot cuts to a different angle, the arm is suddenly down at Tina's side, even though Erich didn't move it. (00:20:30)

Jean G

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