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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Outrage: Part 2 - S9-E2

Continuity mistake: When Toni locates Jason at the 171st repple depple the two embrace, and in the following shots Toni's watch repeatedly disappears and reappears on her wrist, depending on the angle of the shot. (00:16:20)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Outrage: Part 2 - S9-E2

Visible crew/equipment: While Elizabeth and Drew are fishing, when she walks over to stand beside Molly she and Drew begin arguing, and we can see the bulging outline of the mic transmitter at the back of Elizabeth's waist, particularly when she mounts the horse. (00:04:50)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Move - S9-E8

Visible crew/equipment: While the family starts packing up the car with John's suitcases and boxes, right after John says, "I just don't want any kind of a big scene," the boom mic dips into view and stays there at the top of the screen, over Mary Ellen. Then in the closeup, as John agrees that they will all go see Olivia, a crew member wearing a blue shirt (with a front pocket) is visible in the car window reflection. (00:44:40)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Carousel - S9-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Colonel Brunson's funeral it cuts to Rose in the living room, and when Elizabeth and Drew walk into the house, the black T-mark can be seen on the rug where Elizabeth stands. (00:07:00)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Hot Rod - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: When John-Boy, Jason, and Ben share the Recipe with Jim-Bob for a celebration, John-Boy sits on the bed directly below the picture of the biplane fighters (seen in three shots), but each time it cuts to the shots facing Jim-Bob we see in the mirror's reflection that it's Jason sitting below that picture, and John-Boy is further up on the bed. (00:15:05)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Threshold - S9-E17

Character mistake: When John-Boy reads the nursery rhyme "Simple Simon" to his nephew, John-Boy points to the colorful illustrations in the book and tells John Curtis, "See, that's Simple Simon, he's a bear." This is incorrect. In the illustrations, Simple Simon is a donkey, and it's the pieman who is a bear (he's wearing a chef's hat and apron). (00:40:50)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Threshold - S9-E17

Factual error: When John Curtis walks out to the porch he's carrying a storybook, which John-Boy reads to him, and the year is late 1945 or early 1946. This over-sized Golden book is Richard Scarry's "Best Mother Goose Ever," and at its earliest it was published in 1970 with Scarry's illustrations of "Three Little Kittens" on the cover, and "Jack Be Nimble" on the back cover. (00:39:40)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Threshold - S9-E17

Visible crew/equipment: After Ike goes off to help Jim-Bob and Jason with the antenna cable, just at the moment it cuts to John-Boy on the porch, at the start of the shot, on the right side of the screen we can see the shadow of someone's arm motioning to the young actor who is playing John Curtis, so he can open the screen door to step onto the porch at the correct time. (00:39:40)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Thanksgiving Story - S2-E10

Other mistake: During John-Boy's entrance exam at Boatwright University, when he's given the pamphlet and history test questions, note three of the questions include the contraction "it's" which is incorrect within those given questions. Each question should have used "its" without an apostrophe. Additionally, the sign on the University's wall reads "keep your eyes on you own paper" instead of "your own paper." (01:00:35)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Journey - S2-E1

Trivia: While Maggie MacKenzie and John-Boy are at the Mermaid Restaurant, when they both dance together Maggie envisions her long deceased husband, Michael MacKenzie, dancing with her instead of John-Boy. It is Earl Hamner Jr. who portrays Michael MacKenzie in this uncredited onscreen cameo during the scene (note teeth and facial features are identical).

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Unthinkable - S8-E15

Trivia: While John is reading the newspaper funnies to John Curtis, we hear Erin and Mary Ellen come home, so John puts the folded newspaper down on the couch. And as the newspaper lies on the couch, we can see the large white adhesive label with typewritten sentences adhered to the center of the funnies page. Presumably, these are the actor's lines as he was reading quite animatedly to the toddler (sweet moment). (00:06:25)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Outrage: Part 1 - S9-E1

Trivia: While everyone is at the table eating supper and talking, little John Curtis taps on John's shoulder, then John turns and asks "What?" John Curtis points to his pants and excitedly says, "I got new pants," and John says, "I see that. Who got you those? Your mommy?" Then John Curtis looks offscreen, away from the other actors on set, and replies, "No, from Pat," (no characters named Pat are on the show) and without missing a beat, John responds, "From Pat? Where does she live? On the next farm?" And John Curtis answers, "Yeah," amidst all the giggles we can hear, so John answers with a smirk, "Okay, good!" This is such a hilariously precious unscripted moment, and great they decided to leave it in the episode. (00:26:15)

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4th Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Premonition - S9-E5

Trivia: When Jason and John-Boy are at the French restaurant John-Boy suggests Vichyssoise soup, but Jason tells his brother he's not a fan of that soup. In 8x10 "The Silver Wings," Serena worked on getting the cooking merit badge, and during the meal (which Corabeth helped plan) Serena served Vichyssoise soup, and Jason's facial expression when he tastes it helps explain why he is not a big fan.

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Travelling Man - S8-E21

Visible crew/equipment: While Stanley and Rose are dancing, Jeffrey grabs Jim-Bob's hand and pulls him outside, then when they walk over to the newly built dog house, the bulge of the hidden mic transmitter can be seen on Jeffrey's back. (00:35:00)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Move - S9-E8

Continuity mistake: When John and Jason remove the rolltop desk from the pickup, in the exterior shot Jason carries the left side and John carries the right side, but as they walk through the doorway it cuts to an interior shot and with the desk still in the air the two men have suddenly switched sides. (00:08:25)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Move - S9-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Ben and Cindy enter the mill's office to speak to John, as John says, "We've got a lot of talking to do," the chalk T-mark is visible on the floor behind Cindy. John will stand at this spot when he gets up and tells the couple not to worry about him. (00:17:45)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Carousel - S9-E11

Revealing mistake: While Cindy and Ben are going through Colonel Brunson's belongings Cindy finds the Adoption Decree, and begins reading it. The funny thing is there's a closeup of the document, and it's apparent that it's actually a studio contract. Even without pausing we can read things such as: "Use of Double," "Location Expenses" or "Damage to Wardrobe." Though if it's paused we can read entire lines such as: "Location Expenses: Where the services of the Artist are required to be performed outside of the City of Los Angeles or its environs, the Producer shall transport the Artist and the reasonable personal baggage of the Artist..." (00:08:55)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Carousel - S9-E11

Factual error: After Cindy admits that she needs to know why she was put up for adoption, when it cuts to a clip of Washington DC with the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial in the background, we also see vehicles not appropriate for 1945. (00:14:45)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Hot Rod - S9-E12

Revealing mistake: When John-Boy, Mary Ellen, and Verdie are bringing Jody home from the hospital, during the drive in the two shots facing the front of the car, the edge of the rear projection screen can be seen at the left side of the screen. (00:45:25)

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2nd Sep 2019

The Waltons (1972)

The Hot Rod - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: While Miss Mamie is trapped, when Ike and Miss Emily find the special wall panel to control the door, the hidden door opens and the top of the door is plain with no molding, but when Ike leads the Baldwin sisters into the room, in the shot from within the room there is molding across the top of that door. (00:14:20 - 00:16:25)

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