Cars

Cars (2006)

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Continuity mistake: In the tractor tipping scene, Mater demonstrates to McQueen how to do it using two tractors before Mcqueen's first try. And then when McQueen accelerates to make the noise and we have a wide open shot of the field, we can see that all the tractors in the field are still turning. Missing are the two already done by Mater. (00:55:40 - 00:56:25)

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Suggested correction: There are McQueen and Mater's tire tracks on the far left when we see the tractors turning, hinting where the two tractors Mater tipped were.

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Other mistake: The monitor from inside Mack's trailer displays his whole face while talking to McQueen. There is no camera outside of Mack that can display him in that fashion.

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Suggested correction: The camera in the trailer may be a TV video instead of a camera.

No, McQueen is talking live with Mack through this monitor.

Other mistake: Lightning Mcqueen is trying to become the first rookie in Piston Cup history to win the Piston Cup, but Doc Hudson won the Piston Cup in 1951 the first year that Hudson Hornets were produced, which also would have made him a rookie.

mpc2876

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Suggested correction: This assumes that the development of this universe follows the same rules as ours.

LorgSkyegon

Suggested correction: Darrell actually said, "And land Dinoco?" So that means Lightning is actually the first rookie to win the Piston Cup and land Dinoco.

First, Darrell made that statement before the race. But it wasn't about the first rookie to do both because McQueen says of the Piston Cup "I'll be the first rookie in history ever to win it."

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: After the first race, McQueen blew out both back tires. When interviewed after the race, his pit crew changes his rims with new tires, but the old rims have tires on them. They should be only rims, since earlier in the race we see him riding "on the rims" only, with sparks flying from the metal touching the track.

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Suggested correction: McQueen's pit crew fixed his tires before the camera shot on him.

I think you missed the point of the mistake. 2 crew members are taking off both of McQueen's driver side tires (we can assume they replaced the passenger side off camera). But one should just be the rim. You're suggesting the pit crew replaced his tires off camera and then decided to replace his tires again when on camera.

Bishop73

Easter egg: On the original "Cars" DVD, let the menu animation run twice. On the second time a Dinoco logo will appear for a few seconds. Quickly get to it and press select or enter. You will be greeted with a modified version of Boundin', used to test the animation for Cars.

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Continuity mistake: When McQueen leaves Radiator Springs, he still has his new hot rod paint job from Ramone. When he exits the trailer at the track in California, he is back to his racing paint job.

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Suggested correction: It did not occur "suddenly". He got repainted somewhere in between his leaving Radiator Springs and arriving at the race. No mistake.

JC Fernandez

What about immediately after the race? Also note the commentator during the race remarks on his 'white wall tires of all things', which are absent, until he finishes the race that is.

Trivia: The car crash suffered by The King in the last race is very similar to the accident that Richard Petty had in 1970.

oswal13

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Suggested correction: The ending crash has no similarities with Richard Petty's crash in 1970 at Darlington. The King's car didn't hit a wall. It most likely took inspiration from Richard's 1988 crash at Daytona.

David George

Continuity mistake: In the tractor tipping scene, Mater demonstrates to McQueen how to do it using two tractors before Mcqueen's first try. And then when McQueen accelerates to make the noise and we have a wide open shot of the field, we can see that all the tractors in the field are still turning. Missing are the two already done by Mater. (00:55:40 - 00:56:25)

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Suggested correction: There are McQueen and Mater's tire tracks on the far left when we see the tractors turning, hinting where the two tractors Mater tipped were.

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Trivia: Lightning McQueen uses Lightyear brand tyres (as opposed to Good Year), which is a reference to Buzz Lightyear from another Disney-Pixar movie, Toy Story.

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Chosen answer: Blown tires are common in NASCAR and usually the result of exactly what McQueen did, run too long, too fast, on old tires. They show him not taking new tires during the yellow caution, and then all the green pit stops, he only took gas. Excess heat from high speed driving can increase a tire's pressure, and with "old" tires, it couldn't handle the stress.

Bishop73

Absolutely incorrect. Tyres bursting in NASCAR is an absolute rarity, and it is usually caused by vehicle to vehicle contact. You cannot get a race tyre so hot that it bursts unless you start at ridiculously high pressures, which would make car impossible to drive anyway. The tyre probably had a puncture from running over debris.

stiiggy

That's why I used the word blown and not bursts. Obviously the film exaggerated a blown tire, but I thought that would be obvious to the viewer where everything is exaggerated.

Bishop73

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