The Rockford Files

Crack Back - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: When Doreen calls "Mr. Trainer" at Rocky's house, she tells him her address is "4615 Whitley Place, apt 103" yet when Rockford goes to see her to convince her to testify, the address "7352" is beside the home's front door. (00:33:40 - 00:36:10)

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Dirty Money, Black Light - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: When Rockford finds the money in Rocky's mail, Angel pulls a requisite Angel move and swipes some of the bills. Angel's lowest two polo shirt buttons are open, but in the next closeup as he shoves a bill into his shirt pocket those buttons are closed, then open again. (00:06:10)

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A Bad Deal in the Valley - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: When Rockford goes to see his friend the preacher to ask about a new fence in town, the wood box that the preacher opens has the word "donation" on it, with the bottom of the letters facing the hinged side of the box. In the box's closeup some changes include: the wood top is now different and the word "donation" faces the opposite way, with the top of the letters facing the hinged side. (00:38:40)

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The Trouble with Warren - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: At the motel, when Rockford and Hudson are walking down the stairs during the citizen's arrest, in the closeup of the scuffle Rockford is wearing a dark belt with a large rectangular gold buckle, but in the following shots he's wearing a tan colored belt with a simple single prong buckle. (00:45:40)

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Return to the 38th Parallel - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: While Rockford is staking out Stabila's house, in a closeup he jots down Nejman's license plate number, then Rockford places his notebook aside. In this closeup note the Chevrolet Impala emblem at the steering wheel center (looks like the 1968 Impala version), though Rockford drives a 1976 Pontiac Firebird Esprit with a different steering wheel. (00:24:40)

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Where's Houston? - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: After Rocky tells Houston about her grandfather's murder Rockford tells his dad to give her a little time, and then it cuts to the closeup of Houston slamming the butter onto a rectangular butter dish. In the next shot some changes include the rectangular butter dish is now a round plate, and the white laminate counter has changed into a yellow patterned ceramic tile countertop. (00:19:50)

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Claire - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: At the start, when Claire is being chased by the two goons, as they make a sharp right turn their car's front left hubcap flies across the street, then when they pull up behind Claire's parked car, the hubcap reappears on their tire. (00:02:40)

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Gearjammers, Part 1 - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: During the car chase, when Rockford pulls into a lot thinking he dodged Hammel's two goons a moment later they back up, and as they make a sharp spin their car's front left hubcap flies off, but it reappears on that tire a few shots later. (00:22:55)

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Aura Lee, Farewell - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Rockford finds the rock band clipping amongst Aura Lee's collection of matchbooks, it's been cut directly above the heading "Underground Railroad" when we see it in closeup twice. First time at the beach, then later when Rockford and Sara start back at square one. but while they're still back at square one Rockford phones Becker, and now the words "Coming Soon!" precede the "Underground Railroad" heading. (00:25:55)

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Claire - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: While Rockford is driving to meet with Claire at the zoo, the license plate number is "835-OKG" at the front of his car, then later when Rockford eludes Becker's tail it's "853-OKG" on his front license plate. (00:07:05 - 00:26:40)

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