High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Continuity mistake: When Sharpay steps to the front of the line-up, in the close-up she walks to stage right (viewer's left) passing Taylor, whose right hand is up beside her face as she holds a pen. Next wideshot Taylor's hand is down, penless.

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Continuity mistake: After they all agree to do the show, when Ms. Darbus shows up and Chad tosses her the basketball, it keeps changing from two drawstrings, to one, back to two that hang down Chad's hooded sweatshirt.

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Continuity mistake: When Gabriella and Troy are up in the treehouse, the three flower hair barrettes on Gabriella's right side form a triangle. Depending on the angle of the shot, the 'triangle' of flowers are formed with one flower at the top and two lower, or two flowers at the top with one lower flower.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Troy and Gabriella are sitting on the edge of the treehouse, Troy's hands on his leg continue to move up and down suddenly, between shots.

Continuity mistake: Just as Gabriella and Troy walk into Gabriella's backyard, they put their belongings down on the table, with an Adirondack chair beside it and the second Adirondack farther away from the table, mostly out of frame. Next shot, when they sit on the hammock, that second Adirondack which was out of frame has moved forward, so the end of its arm rest is level with the table's corner. When Mrs. Montez comes out it's back to the way it was in the first shot. (00:37:20)

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Continuity mistake: After Kelsi signs everyone up for the Spring musical, when they all stand at the piano complaining, the notepad on the piano changes position depending on the angle of the shot.

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Continuity mistake: During the musical number "Just Wanna Be With You," Troy jumps onto the railing and hangs off of it with one hand when he sings the line "no matter where life takes us." The paint on the railing is obviously still wet, because Jimmie can be seen painting it. However, in all subsequent shots, there is no white paint on Troy's hand until he climbs over the railing later in the song.

Continuity mistake: At East High at night, when Troy is sitting on stage talking with Ms. Darbus his hands/fingers are clasped together in side shots, but when the shots face him he is fidgeting with his ring.

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Continuity mistake: Throughout the film, the multiple bracelets that Gabriella wears change positions on her wrist, between shots, depending on the camera angles.

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Continuity mistake: Just before "I Want It All" in the cafeteria, Sharpay pushes Ryan's lunch tray away, then pushes it again some more off to her left. When the shot faces Ryan, the tray is back near Sharpay, but when the next shot faces Sharpay the tray has moved even farther off to her left again. She does not touch the tray between these shots.

Continuity mistake: In the cafeteria, just before "I Want It All", when Tiara places the 'reserved' sign on Sharpay's tray, its items change position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Kelsi and Ryan sing "Last Chance" in the shots facing Ryan the music sheets overlap, but in the shots facing Kelsi there are spaces between the three sheets.

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Continuity mistake: As Jimmy and Donny stand on stage wearing only towels, the way Troy and Chad are holding the boys' clothing differs, depending on the camera angles.

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Continuity mistake: During "Now or Never", Troy passes the ball to Chad who is standing on the left side (looking to the cheerleaders) of the white line drawn on the floor, but when he catches the ball he is on the other side. (00:04:30)

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Continuity mistake: At graduation, while they are dancing, when Chad drops the basketball from under his arm Troy picks it up, but in the next shot Troy is not holding the basketball he is dancing with Gabriella.

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Continuity mistake: When Troy and Chad are in the junkyard, Troy gets his hands dirty. In the next shot his hands are now clean.

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Continuity mistake: When Troy and Gabriella are dancing on the rooftop, the potted trees and hanging potted plants are swaying in the wind in some shots but are motionless in other shots.

Continuity mistake: When Gabriella speaks out to everyone in front of the piano, to get them to agree to do the musical, in the first shot her hair is over both of her shoulders, then it is pulled back behind her right shoulder. In the next shot it is hanging in front of both her shoulders again.

Continuity mistake: During the rehearsal of "Just Wanna Be With You", Jimmie leaves the cup of paint and paintbrush beside the railing. Not only does the cup of paint move (note rail post and pickets) in following shots, but after Gabriella dabs paint on Troy, the paint cup just vanishes, as well as the paintbrush Gabriella dropped. (00:52:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Troy and Gabriella are rehearsing "Just Wanna Be With you," Jimmie is seen painting in the background. In the first shot, Jimmie is crouching and gradually stands up. In the next shot, Jimmie is crouching again. (00:50:45)

Continuity mistake: At Riley's Garage, when Troy and Chad are about to rummage through the junk looking for the radiator cap, Troy raises his arms and his boxers are light grey, but next shot when he lifts the truck's hood his boxers are black. It's also noteworthy to mention that during "Boys Are Back," young Troy is wearing patterned boxers, though all other clothing is identical. (00:53:45)

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Trivia: David Reivers, who plays Mr. Danforth in this film, is the real-life father of Corbin Bleu, who plays Chad Danforth. They have played father and son in two other TV films, Jump In! (2007) and Free Style (2008).

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Question: When Troy goes to the gym at night he looks at the basketball jerseys (there are 6 I think), one is Troy's, one Chad's and another Jack Bolton's. Who do the others belong to?

Answer: I think that they are just props. The owner of those jerseys has no relevence to the plot.. They might just be randomly picked names.

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