Continuity mistake: After Emily Baldwin makes the lemonade toast, when it cuts to the Walton house John-Boy tells everyone to close their eyes, and in Olivia's closeup we can see the raised base of the washing machine between her and Elizabeth, but it's not until three shots later that Ike and John bring the machine in from the porch. (00:47:00)Super Grover
Other mistake: After the fight, when John walks over to John-Boy, who's at the kitchen sink, and tells him to explain what it's all about, the camera pans a bit too far to the right so we can see the unfinished edge of the cabinet at the right. It's unfinished because the adjacent shorter double cabinet (with a glass door) which should be there is missing in this shot, then that cabinet is back when John-Boy turns around in a following shot. (00:42:15)Super Grover
Revealing mistake: While Mary Frances and Jim-Bob are flying the Cody kite with Sister Scolastica there's an overhead shot from behind the kite, and the lower string goes off toward the right even though the teens are to the left, and the kite is also being held up by a wire at the top which leads off screen. (00:36:05)Super Grover
Visible crew/equipment: After Jim-Bob finishes siphoning the gas out of John's car, when John walks over to the car Jim-Bob tells him he has a surprise for him, and the distinctive shadow of one of the location's large carbon arc lights can be seen on the ground behind John. It's seen again after John's comment about mechanics and Jim-Bob's car. (00:33:10)Super Grover
Continuity mistake: When Mary Ellen tells Olivia that Esther changed her mind about going out, Olivia has a dark ponytail holder in her hair when she walks into Esther's bedroom with the hatbox, but in the next shot as Olivia talks to Esther the ponytail holder is now white. (00:25:10)Super Grover
Visible crew/equipment: After the shots of Olivia and John singing in the truck, when Mary Ellen wishes her parents were home, in the tracking shot as the camera moves past the car we can see reflections of equipment and the cameraman wearing a hat. Also, the T-mark (plastic type) can be seen on the ground where Mary Ellen stops, before she sees Verdie. (00:14:50)Super Grover
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