E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Audio problem: When Mary is reading Peter Pan to Gertie, her shadow's lips don't match up with the words she is saying.

Audio problem: When E.T. is home alone using the Speak & Spell for the first time, he types in E at one point, but the electronic voice can be heard saying F instead. (00:46:10)

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Audio problem: When Elliot frees the frogs and cries "I gotta save you, I gotta let you go!", his lips aren't moving.

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Continuity mistake: In the exterior front shots of Elliott's house there are some significant changes to the landscape in different shots. For instance, the two lampposts at the bottom of the driveway change to an entirely different style in some shots, and the huge garden boulders repeatedly vanish and reappear. Also, note when Michael takes off on Elliott's bike to go search for ET, the in-ground lamppost that should be beside the mailbox has vanished, but it reappears when all the government agents are setting things up outside the house.

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Elliot: Okay, he's a man from outer space, and we're taking him to his spaceship.
Greg: Well, can't he just beam up?
Elliot: This is reality, Greg.

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Trivia: Steven Spielberg has a cameo as one of the doctors when Elliot and E.T. are 'hospitalized' inside the house.

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