Little House on the Prairie
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Factual error: In the remastered DVD editions, on Doc Baker's wagon, you can see that the canvas wagon cover has a plastic window sewn into it.

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Revealing mistake: When Carrie (played by twins) falls down in the opening sequence, it appears that she gets back up and continues running. In reality, after falling, the other twin gets up and continues. If you look closely enough, you can see that when getting up, Carrie is slightly closer towards the camera than when the first twin fell.

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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.

Albert Quinn Ingalls: Ma, please don't tell me I'm too young to know how I feel.
Caroline: I wasn't going to tell you that, and don't ever raise your voice to me while you live in this house.

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Trivia: In the opening credits, the three girls are shown running down a hill that has several flowers growing on it. In reality, the flowers were fakes, and Melissa Sue Anderson (Mary) tripped over one of the fakes during one take and gave herself whiplash.

Jeff Swanson

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