Grease

Continuity mistake: When Sandy and Tom are eating an ice-cream sundae at the Frosty Palace, Tom takes a piece of ice-cream and puts the spoon in his mouth, but in the next shot he has his spoon back in the sundae glass.

Continuity mistake: During the race at Thunder Road, look at the length of the wheel cutters - they keep changing length throughout the whole race. Plus we only see one come off, but before the crash the two Westside ones are missing.

Continuity mistake: When Sandy tells Danny that he is a fake at the pep rally, we see Rizzo, Frenchie, Jan and Marty standing behind her in a line. In the next shot, Jan is standing directly behind Rizzo.

Continuity mistake: When Tom and Sandy are eating an ice-cream sundae at the ice-cream parlour, Tom gives Sandy some money for the jukebox. After Sandy gets up from her chair, Tom then sits back in his chair and he is looking forward, but in the next shot he is looking over his shoulder at Sandy.

Continuity mistake: Just before Kenickie runs up behind Patty Simcox and lifts up her dress she standing at the back of the hall clapping her hands, she is not in the dance contest.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sonny snaps Tom's suspenders as he enters the gym, you can see a microphone in the top right corner.

Other mistake: At the dance, students are still arriving as the band starts to set up. A moment later, the MC announces over the mic that Johnny Casino and the Gamblers will get things warmed up, and then music starts, which is not possible with the band just setting up.

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Continuity mistake: When Sandy is asking Rizzo if she's going to Thunder Road, her hair is curled under. When she's watching the race and then talking to Frenchy after Danny wins, her hair is flipped outwards.

Continuity mistake: After the Song "You're the one that I want" when Danny is doing the test your strength game you can see Frenchy running from the Ferris Wheel a second time when Rizzo and Kenickie start kissing again, when that scene happens just before the song. (01:44:50)

Continuity mistake: After the race in the LA River, the black losing car is left in the middle of the river. When Sandy is talking to Frenchie, the car has been removed from the river. And finally, it's back in the water again.

Danny: Uh, I'm not very hungry; just gimme a double Polar Burger wit' everything and a cherry soda wit' chocolate ice cream.

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Question: I can't understand why Sonny hauled Sandy off the dance floor during the dance finale. Sure Sonny was a bit of a jerk, but he idolized Danny and would never disrespect him. Also there was nothing to suggest that he and Cha-Cha were friends. I never truly understood.

Gavin Jackson

Answer: I agree it plays a bit strange, but I always chalked it up to Sonny wanting Danny to win the dance competition and Sandy, although not bad, admits she's not on Danny's level, while Cha-cha is "the best dancer at St. Bernadette."

Also, he was drinking and upset so not thinking.

Answer: He's fall-down drunk, that's why. He's drinking during the entire dance.

Krista

Answer: It was because they were going to moon the cameras, they didn't want to embarrass Sandy since she would've been offended if it happened when she and Danny were dancing.

Chosen answer: It's so Cha-Cha can go with Danny. You can see Cha-Cha giving Danny the eye. So Sonny took Sandy away for Cha-Cha's benefit.

Answer: When he's pulling Sandy away he is also yelling to Danny "Go! Go! Go!" So I was also wondering like if Cha-Cha told him to do that and they just failed to add that into the scene.

Answer: Because in real life Olivia was late for work, as a result Annette had to take Olivia's place because she was her understudy.

Answer: Watched that scene again now and I just think it was poor writing (in what's still a classic film regardless). How none of the judges noticed that Cha Cha took another girl's (Sandy's) place even after she'd already been "tapped out" is another huge plot hole. Plus a lot of people in America were watching the dance on TV and it's not mentioned by anyone after this scene. 35 years later and that scene still bugs me (haha).

Answer: Well my theory is maybe since Sonny wants a girl, Cha-Cha promised him a date with a girl if he agreed to her plan.

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