Little House on the Prairie

Remember Me (1) - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mary and Laura dive into the lake to rescue the puppies they have their shoes on. As they are swimming around looking for them they are barefoot. When the get out of the water their shoes are back on.

The Talking Machine - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Jason and Laura are flying the kite in one scene, there is heavy rain, thunder, and lightning and dark storm clouds shown in the sky, but on the ground showing the kids, the sun is shining on them (note the shadows).

Wave of the Future - S8-E10

Continuity mistake: The restaurant has "Caroline's" painted on the windows (except while operating as Mrs. Sullivan's). However, near the start of the episode, when the horses trot by in a nighttime exterior shot of the restaurant, the window still reads "Nellie's" (taken from earlier in the series). This same mistake has been seen in at least one other episode of season 8 as well.

I Remember, I Remember - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: Charles is delayed getting home on his wedding anniversary because a wheel on his wagon broke, he had no jack and he had to make repairs during a heavy rainstorm. Rain is still falling late at night and can be seen through the window when Caroline hears Charles arriving. She runs outside to greet him and suddenly there is no rain.

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The Rivals - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: Laura almost bumps into the boy after they get out of the lake and she looks as if she wants to kiss him. In his point of view, he is standing further away from her. In the next shot she is a few inches away from him.

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There's No Place Like Home (2) - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Lars Hanson hears the church bell ringing, he gets up from his bed and goes to look out the window. When he first gets up, his hair is completely tousled - definite "bed head." The shot changes to show him leaning out the window, and his hair is neatly combed. When the shot returns to the inside of the room, his hair is once again rumpled and untidy.


Show generally

Continuity mistake: Grace Snider Edwards was played by two different people with no explanation. Bonnie Bartlett played her all along, but Corinne Camacho played her for one episode only.

A Wiser Heart - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Laura pushes Mrs. Pierce, she lands in a pail of water on her buttocks, and her hair remains dry. The next shot is of Laura saying something, then in the very next shot we see Mrs. Pierce still sitting in the bucket, only now her hair is soaked. Since she landed on her behind, her hair should not have been soaked, and there was no time for anyone to pour water on her head between the shots.

Come, Let Us Reason Together - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: By this episode, the restaurant windows have been displayed as Caroline's restaurant (replacing Nellie's). Although most scenes here correctly display Caroline's, one scene that starts from the outside with the horses riding by, the windows still display Nellie's (happens about 3 times this episode - the last time is shown just before Nellie and Percival are laughing on the bed).

Someone Please Love Me - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: Charles walks down the staircase with a small trunk, suitcase, and a duffel bag. He finishes business from the man he bought the horses. When he walks out onto the porch, Charles is only carrying his duffel bag, and tosses it into his wagon. No other luggage is visible.

Gold Country - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: When Edwards is first discovered missing by Grace, the moon is in the background in the center of the screen. After all the time that goes by with Edwards in the casino, Charles looking for him, finds him and goes all the way back to where they were sleeping (figure at least an hour or more), the moon is still in the exact same position in center of screen from the exact same camera angle. In reality, the moon would have been more to the right or disappeared completely by now (depending on the timespan).

The Winoka Warriors - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: During the final football game, the sun position changes from one side of the field (before the game starts) to the other side during most of the game then back to the first side for the last play of the game.

He Was Only Twelve (2) - S8-E22

Continuity mistake: After James is shot, Charles takes James away from the house because his family is getting upset. He builds an altar. A ladder is on the side where the shelter is. The ladder is gone in subsequent shots.


Rage - S9-E4

Revealing mistake: When Laura picks up Baby Rose from Thomas Stark, the blanket is flipped up and you can see a plastic doll's leg, then when she goes into the bedroom, she has the real baby.

More mistakes in Little House on the Prairie

Laura: I wanted to clean the blackboards extra good today, to make up for being late.
Mary Ingalls Kendall: And talking in class?
Laura: I was not talking.
Mary Ingalls Kendall: You were, too.
Laura: Was not! Nellie was talking and I was answering.

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