Employee of the Month

Continuity mistake: When Zach is getting ready for his date with Amy, Zack's beard length changes from a "five o'clock shadow", to a full beard, back to a "five o'clock shadow", between three shots.

Revealing mistake: Jorge misses scanning the barcode on the tire by several inches at the end of the competition, but it rings up anyway.

Continuity mistake: In the baseball game, when Zack runs into Vince, the ball flies away from them as they fall on the ground. In the next shot, it is on Zack's glove. (01:19:45)

Factual error: The kind of CCD bar code scanners used by the cashiers in the movie have a maximum read range of just a few inches (or less). Given this limitation, it would be impossible for Vince to scan the item from as far away as he did, at the beginning of the movie.

Continuity mistake: During the scene when Zack sneaks into the cashier's lounge, his buddies are spying on him with a pirate telescope. However when Iqbal hands it to Russell to take a look, the shot is now zoomed in to Zack swiping the card in the slot. This would be impossible as the telescope is fixed to one focal point and was already fully extended for the first shot.

Continuity mistake: During the checkstand competition Jorge gets tangled in Vince's scanner cord and backflips onto his face. A split second shot change and he's back on his feet pushing the cord out of his way. Then finally in the next shot he his shown just coming to his feet.

Plot hole: When Zach first talks to Amy, he advises her not to use the excuse "I work here". But Zach was still walking over to her when she said that, so there's no way he could have known she said it.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Semi is being questioned about the permanent marker, the chain on his neck changes position in every shot.


Continuity mistake: At Iqbal's son's birthday party when all the guys are around the table playing cards, Russel has his hands free when he talks to Zach about employee of the month. In the next shot, he is holding a beer in his right hand and asks Lon to pass the chips, in the next shot it is back on the table where he picks it up.

Continuity mistake: During the baseball game, the shot right before Zack finally leaves the store to come play shows the scoreboard at a 0-0 game in the first inning. The scoreboard shot before that one just showed the score as being 2-8.


Vince: This is an '81 Honda! How dare you!

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