Gunsmoke

The Ditch - S8-E7

Other mistake: A female rancher hires workers to dig a water ditch on her property and hires two gunmen for protection. The other ranchers, upset about losing their water supply, vote on whether to fight the woman or let her be. Each man votes by dropping a small stone into a barrel. A black stone means "fight" and a white stone means "let her be." When the barrel is emptied, there are 23 black stones. However, there are only 14 ranchers in the room.

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Other mistake: The pot belly stove in the Sheriff's office has the stovepipe exiting through the front wall, there is no stovepipe or chimney showing on the front of the building?

Taps for Old Jeb - S11-E5

Other mistake: Jeb throws a big party at Miss Kitty's saloon and pays for it with a poke full of gold. Sam the bartender weighs the gold and says it is worth $420. Kitty later gives the poke of gold back to Jeb and tells him, "The party is on me." Sholo, Jeb's mining partner, says, "There's $700 worth of gold there. "

Steven Lee

The Intruder - S14-E23

Other mistake: At the beginning when Festus rides up and finds Riley Sharp handcuffed to the hitching rail, if you notice the handcuff chain is draped over the top of the hitching rail and there is nothing preventing him from sliding the chain off the end of the railing.

Where'd They Go - S5-E27

Continuity mistake: When Matt and Chester get up in the morning, Chester is in a chair with a blanket covering him up to his chin. Camera shot changes to Matt's point of view and Chester has no blanket as he speaks. Camera shot changes back to the prior viewpoint and the blanket has reappeared. (00:21:40)

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Dr. Galen 'Doc' Adams: I'll tell you why the Hagens live so long.
Festus Haggen: Why?
Dr. Galen 'Doc' Adams: 'Cause they're too dumb to know they're dead.

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