The Dick Van Dyke Show

Bupkis - S4-E24

Other mistake: When Rob dials the radio station, he dials the phone number and then looks it up in the phone book. He covers for himself, and then has a hard time keeping a straight face afterwards.

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100 Terrible Hours - S4-E28

Revealing mistake: When Rob is talking on the radio, and says something along the lines of WOFF the station with (then a long pause while he plays a car sound) drive. The On the Air sign goes off before he says drive. He was still on the air.

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The Death of the Party - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Laura puts the ice cream in the freezer, the freezer is full, however when Millie brings over the ice they are able to put it in the nearly empty freezer.

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4 1/2 - S4-E8

Factual error: When Rob climbs up the elevator shaft, he comments on how greasy it is, and when he jumps back into the elevator, he wipes his hands on his shirt but not a bit of grease shows on his clean white shirt.

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The Ghost of A. Chantz - S4-E3

Factual error: When Laura and Sally are about to go to the bedroom, Buddy and Rob are going to sleep in the living room of the haunted cabin. Rob and Laura tell Buddy and Sally things like how he steals the pillow and he takes all the covers at home. However at home, they sleep in twin beds so they shouldn't know such things. This is true. However, they do have a son. They had to share a bed at least once in their marriage.

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Romances, Roses, and Rye Bread - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Sally lets Burt into her apartment, her hand is on her forehead and then all of a sudden it's down by her side.

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Never Bathe on Saturday - S4-E27

Continuity mistake: In the first scene, when Laura tells Millie she spent the whole day in the bathtub and Millie says "In a bathtub" Millie moves from sitting on a chair to sitting on the couch next to Laura in a flash.

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The Case of the Pillow - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: In some of the courtroom scenes you can see feathers flying around, before Rob spills feathers all over the courtroom.

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Your Home Sweet Home is My Home Sweet Home - S4-E25

Continuity mistake: In this episode it is shown that the Petries live in a house with a huge rock in the basement. In the episode where Buddy's brother visits (Hustling the Hustler), they play pool in the basement and there is no rock.

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Suggested correction: No, the Petries buy the house with the rock, but swap it with their best friends and buy the house next door. Therefore Jerry and Millie have the rock in the basement.

Rob has to pay half the cost for Jerry to seal his basement every year. The reason why is because Rob's rock redirects water that ends up flooding Jerry's basement.

The Ghost of A. Chantz - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rob and Buddy are talking after arriving at the cabin and discussing the lack of wood that should be there for 3 years, a white birch like log on the very top of the pile inside the fireplace. The camera cuts to Buddy saying something about the ghost burning it, and when the camera cuts back to Rob the white birch like log is missing from the fireplace.

Three Letters from One Wife - S4-E10

Factual error: Millie mails 14 letters to Alan Brady, with false names, and to give them different post marks she says that she drove all over Westchester and southern Connecticut to mail them. The next day, all 14 have arrived. Mail crossing a state line would not likely have made it overnight.

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Laura Petrie: You wanna end up another Dwight Heatherton, go ahead.
Rob Petrie: Who's that?
Laura Petrie: Dwight Heatheron happens to be an excellent writer who is unknown because he gets no publicity.
Rob Petrie: Then how do you know him?
Laura Petrie: Oh Rob, he's famous.

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