Best animated movie mistakes of all time

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My Little Pony: The Movie picture

Continuity mistake: The group who set out for Flutter Valley are chased by Ahhg the giant spider after tickling him and slipping away unnoticed. As they make a dash towards a nearby cliff, Gingerbread (white Pony with purple, pink and blue hair) and Baby Lickety Split (light purple with pink hair) have somehow joined the group, but Baby Lickety Split should be with the Grundles and Spike and Gingerbread should be back at Paradise Estate.

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The Triplets of Belleville picture

Continuity mistake: When Champion receives the dog, the alignment of the box changes after the first shot. (00:05:10)

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Rugrats Go Wild! picture

Continuity mistake: When Donnie steals Chuckie's clothes and glasses, Chuckie puts on Donnie's shorts and complains about his eyesight. But later in the movie, when he doesn't have his glasses, it seems he can see just fine. Then, when he gets his glasses back, he says something like "I can see again."

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Recess: School's Out picture

Continuity mistake: When TJ jumps in the dumpster at the school to hide from the guys in suits, he sees two guys and another who's dressed up like Principal Prickly in his normal shabby suit, but then a second later when he takes off his Prickly mask he's in a black suit.

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The Dark Crystal picture

Visible crew/equipment: Thin wires are visible, attached to the crystal bats as they fly off to watch Jen and Kira.

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Family Guy: Stewie Griffin The Untold Story picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Griffins are having breakfast and Stewie is drunk, Brian has one egg on his plate, and some bacon. After Stewie jumps from the shelf, Brian has two eggs and no bacon.

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Hey Arnold! The Movie picture

Plot hole: When Arnold and Gerold first bump into Helga at the bus stop they ask her for bus money but throughout the rest of the movie they never need bus money.

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Ranma ½: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China picture

Revealing mistake: When Akane is sneaking out to the kitchen in order to cook something she briefly has a see-through hand, the animators haven't added any pigment and you can see the background cell perfectly.

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The Secret of NIMH picture

Continuity mistake: The sequence in which Dragon is chasing Mrs. Brisby through the field, up the tree and eventually into the mill's lake, watch his eyes. The original placement is (from viewer's perspective) blue on the right and gold on the left. When he chases her up the tree the gold one is visible on the right, it then switches back when the camera cuts back to a wide shot. This happens again a few seconds later near the lake.

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My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas picture

Continuity mistake: When Minty arrives at the North Pole in balloon, she passes Santa's house twice.

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The Magic Roundabout picture

Continuity mistake: After Train transports everyone across the narrow bridge over the lava, he slouches down to the ground in relief. In the next shot he is standing straight, looking normal.

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Continuity mistake: When Coraline is in bed in the other world for the first time, she's holding the picture frame showing her friends face down. When the shot changes to her again, the frame is facing up. (00:21:35)

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The Sword in the Stone picture

Other mistake: Merlin says, "Man will fly someday". For a few frames after he says this, his thumb on his pipe is painted blue, then returns to its normal color. This causes a blinking effect.

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Watership Down picture

Continuity mistake: The rabbits have a close encounter with some rats in a shed on the cemetery. A spade falls over. In the next shot the spade lays in a wheelbarrow.

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Princess Mononoke picture

Continuity mistake: When Ashitaka spots San spitting a mouthful of blood out, the number of large teeth on San's necklace changes from four, to three, to four.

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Happy Feet picture

Continuity mistake: When Mumble is still a baby, his "bowtie" does not appear until Boss Skua has him pinned down under his foot. Then shortly after, it disappears again, only to reappear when Mumble falls into the crack in the ice.

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All Dogs Go to Heaven picture

Plot hole: They go and buy Anne Marie a whole new wardrobe. So, how come in the remainder of the movie she continues to wear her old rags?

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Quest for Camelot picture

Continuity mistake: When Garrett is jumping on the bobbing things, we look down on him from above. He has one more thing to jump on before he reaches the other side. Then we see him from a different perspective and he has to jump 5 more.

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The Great Mouse Detective picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dr. Dawson and Olivia are seeking Basil's help at his house, Basil sits down and starts playing the violin, holding it in his right hand and having the bow in his left. When Basil the stands up in another shot, he is holding the violin in his left hand (like it's supposed to be) and the bow in his left.

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Brother Bear picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning and end of the film, there is a narration who the subtitles label as Sitka, but at the very beginning, we see that the narrator is actually Denahi.

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