The 40 Year Old Virgin

Continuity mistake: In the opening credits, Andy tucks his pant leg in his sock. The next scene shows him riding his bike to work as the credits continue to roll - his pant leg is now out over the sock like normal. The next scene shows the sock back over the pant leg. (00:05:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the scene where the guys are playing poker, the clasp on Jay's necklace keeps moving around. It can be seen down next to the cross pendant, up almost behind his neck, and various positions in between, moving randomly from shot to shot. (00:13:20)

Continuity mistake: When Andy and David interrupt Haziz's smoke break, Haziz opens the back door to the store, enters, and the door begins to close behind him. In the following shot, the door is still closing, but is open a little wider than a moment before. (00:18:00)

Continuity mistake: When Andy and his friends are on the loading dock smashing the bulbs, there is a white mark from a smashed bulb on the dock next to Cal. But in the next shot the mark has vanished, and Cal smashes another bulb in the exact same place, producing the white mark again. (00:30:45)

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Continuity mistake: When the waitresses in the chinese restaurant sing happy birthday, a yellow balloon appears on the back of one of the mans seat, tied to the back of his chair, between shots. (01:09:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Andy and Trish are in bed for the first time, Trish removes her black top and throws it to the floor. In the next shot it reappears back on the bedcovers, then back on the floor again. (01:10:10)

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Continuity mistake: After the plastic model of the vagina breaks apart, Andy puts one piece of the model under his chin, so he is only holding three parts. In the next shot he's holding all four parts of the model again. (01:34:05)

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Continuity mistake: The leaflets, booklets, sheets of paper and books on the table keep changing position, during the talk session about sex. (01:35:25)

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Continuity mistake: The red plastic action figure that Trisha picks up and then places on the shelf changes position a few times as she talks with Andy, before she runs off. (01:54:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the drunk girl that Andy picks up at the bar throws up on him in the car, only a little hits his face. When they cut to a close-up, his head and face are drenched in pink vomit.

Continuity mistake: On the 20th date, Trish and Andy are sitting on a chair discussing the date and that they are going to have sex. When Andy speaks, her right hand is on his top button. When Trish speaks, its back in her lap. This happens three or four times, all in the same conversation.

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Continuity mistake: When Jay and Mooj are arguing over the commission from the sale that Mooj just made from the girl, between shots Mooj's hair goes from parts of it standing up on his head to laying perfectly combed flat.

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Continuity mistake: During a conversation between Andy and Cal, the cord for Cal's name badge changes position. A few minutes later during a conversation between Andy and David, the cord for David's name badge shifts back and forth between two positions.

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Continuity mistake: During the scene where Beth is in the bathtub, all of Andy's shots have Beth's foot in the lower right hand corner, even though she only has her leg up for portions of the scene. Eg: when Beth puts her "friend" in the water, both her legs are under; we cut to Andy and the foot is in the shot, and then we cut to Beth and both her legs are still under.

Continuity mistake: During the "Aquarius" montage at the end of the film, Andy's "man-o-lantern" chest-wax job is visible in one cut (with the hair just starting to grow back), then completely gone in the next. Since the bedroom scenes in the song are meant to be from the same night, there's no way that his chest could fill in so evenly so quickly.

Continuity mistake: Before and after the dream sequence where he kicks the girl and gives her a bloody nose, the comforter he wakes up with is completely different from the one he went to sleep with, which matched his pillow exactly. When he wakes up, nothing matches the pillow.

Continuity mistake: When Andy hits the pothole and flips over his handle bars, it cuts to the shot after he flips and he is lying on the ground with the back gone, yet it should have landed at his legs from the way they went down.

Continuity mistake: When Andy and Trish are in bed for the first time, Trish removes her black top and throws it to the floor. In the next shot it reappears back on the bedcovers, then back on the floor again. (01:10:10)

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Andy: I dated this girl for a while... She was really a... Nasty freak. She just loved to... Get down with... Sex all the time. It was like... Anytime of day... She was like, "Yeah, let's go! I'm so nasty! And I'd be nailing her and she'd be like, "Oh, you're nailing me! Cool!"

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Trivia: For Andy to get rid of the Teen Wolf look, actor Steve Carell's chest hair is really waxed by an actress, who is a non-professional waxer. Because there would only be one take of this disturbingly amusing scene, they set up five cameras - one on his 'friends', one over Andy, one on the waxer, one for wide shots, and one for close-ups of his chest. This scene was not scripted, so when the waxer laughs and Andy's friends are totally cracking up it was for real. Though it was strongly suggested to Steve to first trim his chest hair or to take a pain reliever before the taping, he refused, wanting to have the full cringe-effect caught on tape. In one close-up a bit of blood is actually seen bleeding up to the surface - it is not CGI. It took about seven weeks for his hair to grow back, much to chagrin of his wife, who wasn't crazy about his 'chest smiley'.

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Question: Does anybody know what game the two guys are playing in Andy's apartment, the part where they are saying "you know how i know your gay?" Graphics-wise it looks like X-box, but they are holding N64 trident style pads.

Answer: The video game being played is Mortal Kombat: Deception. It is available for PS2, Gamecube, and XBOX. Based on the controller, I would say they are playing the Nintendo Gamecube version.

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