Continuity mistake: In the shot just before Jules' friend asks, "Can you get us booze?" Seth's collar is folded inwards. In the shot just afterward, it's unfolded, partially obscuring the strap on his bag.

Continuity mistake: When the fake ID is first seen in the movie, the back of the ID is blank white. But later on when it is seen again, the back of the ID has black print all over it. (00:24:15 - 00:40:20)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Evan is getting up from lunch with Seth, the bag of food he has is facing open towards Seth, but a few shots later the open side is facing to the right. (00:18:25)


Continuity mistake: When Seth and Evan are waiting outside of the liqour store for Foggel, Evan's condom and lubricant changes hands towards the end of Seth and Evan's talk. (00:34:00)


Continuity mistake: When Seth is dancing with that girl at the party, notice she is holding a bottle of beer. In one of the following shots, if you look closely, she is not holding it, but in the very next shot she is holding the beer bottle again.

Continuity mistake: When McLovin is being questioned by the cops in the liquor store, the two policemen are standing next to each other, almost elbow to elbow. However, the shot of Evan and Seth viewing this through the window, the two cops are now several feet apart. (00:36:45)

Continuity mistake: The shirt that Seth got from Evans dad changes colors from blue to black and back to blue throughout the alcohol-buying scenes.


Continuity mistake: When running from the cops, the amount of booze in Fogel's bag is constantly changing. In some shots the bags are bulging, but not in others.

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Continuity mistake: During the scene in which Evan and Seth first talk to Fogel about the fake I.D. several students are seen changing positions during shots. Most notably the white girl in a blue shirt standing in the backround between Evan and Seth being replaced by a black guy in an unrealistic time frame in between shots.

Continuity mistake: When Evan is talking to Becca by the lockers about Jules' party, a black guy with a stripy shirt walks across the scene. As soon as the camera shot changed to Becca's view, the same guy is behind Evan and about to walk past them again. (00:25:05)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Officers Michael and Slater are arresting Seth and Evan, Officer Slater holds his flashlight pointing off into the trees when he draws his gun. In the very next shot of the two boys, the light from the flashlight is visible on their shirts.

Continuity mistake: There is a scene where Evan, Seth and Fogell are discussing the list of liquor that Fogell is going to purchase while standing in front of the liquor store. Take notice of Fogell's left long sleeve shirt; it goes from being folded back enough to expose his wristwatch to being neatly folded down within several quick shots. (00:34:25 - 00:35:50)


Continuity mistake: After Evan, Seth and Fogell run from the two cops, the boys come to a bus stop, with a bus just pulling up to it. Take notice that there are about two passengers on the bus. Upon entering the bus, not only has the number of riders increased, but you also see the bum that you should have seen in the back of the bus (Fogell encountered earlier) from the previous shot when the bus arrived. (01:20:40 - 01:21:10)


Continuity mistake: In the scene right before Seth gets backed into by a car, there's a neon 'open' sign in the store behind him that keeps turning on and off from shot to shot. It changes from 'open' to unlit about 3 times, and you can still see the sign when it's unlit.

Continuity mistake: When Seth and Evan are turning the corner and are stopped by Jesse when he is about to tell them that they're not invited to a party he's holding, Evan has a drink in his left hand when he turns around, and in the next shot he's holding it in his right hand.


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Jules: You scratch our backs, we'll scratch yours.
Seth: Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that it's located on my cock.

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Trivia: The scene where Seth and Evan are taken to the other party, where crazy events (the woman with her period, the fight, the drugs, etc.) take place is based on a real party that writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg went to when they were teenagers.

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