Little House on the Prairie

Journey In The Spring (1) - S3-E6

Revealing mistake: When Charles notices that his dad set the house on fire, and he is at his mom's wooden grave site, the wooden grave marker moves when he gets up to save his Pa from the burning house.

The Music Box - S3-E19

Revealing mistake: When Anna (little girl who stutters) is crying after being teased, the "tears" on her cheek are obviously fake. They never run or move. I'm guessing rubber cement.

The Election - S3-E20

Factual error: When the older boys are lying around the playground discussing The Election, you can see the bottom of the boy's shoe. It is made of molded rubber and features a "tread" on the bottom. This would not be how shoes were made in that time period.

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).

Quarantine - S3-E13

Visible crew/equipment: Around 9:15 when the family is sitting at the table talking, in the lower right corner the shadow of a camera person appears below Ma's chair. (00:09:14)

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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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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