The Brady Bunch

Jan's Aunt Jenny - S3-E17

Other mistake: When Jan finds the picture of her Aunt Jenny, we see a close-up of the picture with her hand holding it. She then passes it to Carol - and the same shot of the picture with the hand is shown again. (00:02:10)

Jeff Swanson

Greg's Triangle - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Greg comes home after Jennifer gives him her number, Greg is seen entering the house in the living room. Then a few seconds later he is seen entering the other side of the kitchen.

54-40 and Fight - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Alice enters the kitchen you can see the ironing board from the doorway. When she is giving Tiger a bath the Ironing board has moved to the wall that can not be seen from the doorway. (00:01:30 - 00:04:05)

jairodrigue

Dough Re Mi - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: During the recording of "Time To Change", Jan's hands are always together when she's shown. But in the shots showing just the boys, look at the right side of the screen and you can see fingers (which have to be Jan's since she's standing beside Peter) moving as if they're drumming on something.

Jeff Swanson

Jan's Aunt Jenny - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: The kids are in a circle on the living room floor. They're spaced well apart from each other in some shots but right next to each other in others; in particular Greg and Marcia, and Bobby and Cindy. (00:19:00)

Jeff Swanson

The Hustler - S5-E21

Audio problem: Bobby is lining up a pool shot. There's a cut to Cindy, and as she says her line, the sound of pool balls being hit is heard. But when the pool table is shown again in the next shot, none of the balls have moved. Also the pool table moves from outside to inside. Lots of mistakes with the balls on the table throughout the game. (00:08:25)

The Winner - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: Bobby goes on a television show for an ice cream eating contest. The host of the show takes the spoons away from the contestants, then tells the kids to put their hands behind their backs. Before they do so a close-up shot of Bobby shows him holding the spoon. (00:19:45)

jairodrigue

Coming-Out Party - S2-E17

Other mistake: When Mike calls home from the office on the rotary dial, his finger dials only two possible numbers 3,4 repeatedly. Not 762-0799 or 555-6161 the two numbers that the Bradys had during the run of the show. (00:17:15)

jairodrigue

Adios, Johnny Bravo - S5-E1

Plot hole: Greg Brady is suppose to be under 21 so he can't legally sign any type of contract, also at the end he rejects his new persona and tears up the contract. Tearing up a contract doesn't nullify it.

hifijohn

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Suggested correction: This is correct, however, it's not unlikely for this to happen at this time period. There were several cases in the 70s where they had individuals who were over 17 but under 21 sign contracts as it wasn't a widely known law to the public yet. One of the most notable being David Cassidy. As having Greg sign it would make the contract void to begin with, they wouldn't bother coming after him for not fulfilling his contract as it wasn't legal anyway.

The Big Sprain - S1-E19

Audio problem: When Carol calls and Mike answers the phone, (after Cindy runs and then the entire salad (bowl) falls to the floor) you can hear Marcia and Jan arguing in the background, but that exact (said) audio is looped if you listen closely - it is an argument from an earlier script that is repeated about 6 times or so during the length of Mike's phone call from Carol.

What Goes Up . . . - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Bobby attempts to climb the treehouse for the second time, he climbs to the very top and looks up in fright. From his POV we see he has two more wooden bars to climb, despite being at the top a split second ago.

ryderpoints

You Can't Win 'Em All - S4-E22

Revealing mistake: When Cindy and her parents get home after the television show, just as Carol and Mike walk down the steps the set's unfinished wood can be seen at the edge of the steps, at the bottom right corner of the screen. (00:22:40)

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Getting Greg's Goat - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: During the goat in the master bedroom scene, the flowers on Carol's side of the bed change during the scene. At first there is a pink flower to the right of a white flower, and then it changes to white flower on right of the pink one. In addition, the whole bouquet looks slightly different in different shots.

Today, I Am a Freshman - S4-E4

Other mistake: In one of the final scenes, Peter ignites his volcano on the patio in front of Marcia and the members of the Boosters Club. As the volcano goes haywire, Marcia and the Boosters are shrieking as the lava/mud covers them head to toe. Somehow Peter, who is much closer to the volcano, is unscathed by the eruption and remains free of any dirt.

Tmatts79

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Vote for Brady - S1-E11

Question: There's a scene in this episode I haven't seen in over 30 years (edited out in more recent years) where the 4 kids upstairs are arguing (boys vs girls) and the kids continuously stamp their feet on the floor and then Alice is shown downstairs watching her cake in the oven. Periodically with all the stomping from upstairs, the cake gets flatter until very flat the end of the scene. Question is does anyone remember this scene and why does the cake in the oven get flatter every time a kid stomps from upstairs?

Answer: I think I remember that episode - but, more importantly, my mother always told me (and my siblings) to stop jumping/ stomping, running in the kitchen, and opening the oven door when a cake was baking... because these could make the cake fall. I believed my mother... and I, as a child, also caused a few "fallen cakes" because I didn't quite always listen (right away, anyway). I'm sure Alice's fallen cake episode was exaggerated, but cakes really CAN fall from stomps and opening the oven door too soon. Usually, it has something to do with the baking powder and how the air bubbles change during the baking process. Doing something that might cause the oven and cake inside to move/shake can suddenly change the air bubbles inside the cake and cause a collapse. I don't know all factors that have to occur for a cake to fall (collapse in the middle), but I've seen fallen cakes during my adulthood and... well... caused at least a few myself. Regarding Alice's cake falling each time one of the Brady kids stomped upstairs, I'm not sure if a series of falls could occur. IF it is possible, I think there would have to be way too much baking powder in the batter or some other inaccurate combination of ingredients that alter the chemical process during baking.

KeyZOid

Answer: Realistically, a cake would not deflate in that way. There are some desserts, like delicate, airy souffles, that can deflate during and after baking, and that must be served almost immediately from the oven. The scene, broadly played for humor, is merely meant to show the argument's growing intensity gauged against the rate of the deflating cake.

raywest Premium member

Answer: I haven't come across a scene like that, but maybe over time what you remember got mixed up with episodes of other shows, so this is just a suggested episode. "Try, Try Again." In the episode, Mike is preparing a gourmet meal for Saturday. Jan is practicing tap dancing in the kitchen and his soufflé that he had spent 3 days preparing is knocked to the floor. While it is true soufflés can "fall" (meaning deflate), it's because the cooking time was wrong (or opening the oven door too soon) or the structure of the egg whites is too weak. Noises don't make them collapse.

Bishop73

This was not from "Try, Try Again" (though I do remember that scene too). That was in a later season when the kids were older. The one I was talking about was during the first season when all the kids were young. I know the scene in question were the 4 youngest kids and the scene started by each the boys and girls arguing that Greg/Marcia (running for student body president) doesn't stand a chance against him/her to win (boys for Greg, girls for Marcia).

That's "Vote for Brady", s01e11. I watched it and for some reason Carol tells Mike to be careful, after he makes too much noise, indicating noise will ruin the cake. Alice does keep checking on the cake with the oven light every time the kids make too much noise. However, the cake is always fine, and in fact getting bigger. Then, realizing the cake is fine, Alice is relieved and leans against the counter, knocking over the cutting board. The cutting board crashes to the ground, which this time does cause the cake to flatten. It seems like an exaggerated prop, I've never see a cake rise like that, it looks like how a muffin might rise. Then it's somehow deflated, as if it was hollow, like a puffed pastry, or too raw. If it was too raw, it shouldn't flatten in the oven. But the look of the cake doesn't remind me of any puffed pasty, which is made from a dough, not a batter and the cake looks like a batter cake to me. So, it just deflates for irony or comedy of error reasons.

Bishop73

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