High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Deliberate mistake: At graduation, after Troy is handed the diploma, in the overhead shot the graduates on the left and right stand-up from their seats, then turn and walk towards each other. All their seats simply disappear between shots. Obviously done deliberately for the dance sequence, but a mistake nonetheless.

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Deliberate mistake: Troy and Chad drive into Riley's Auto Salvage and park the truck beside the trailer office (which Riley steps out of), near a tow truck. During "Boys Are Back", just after the shot with the female silhouette and the line "Save the girl," in the next shot Chad and Troy run past the trailer office, but Troy's truck has vanished. No worries, because the truck is back beside the tow truck after the song. (00:56:50)

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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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Chad Danforth: So I guess when they hand us that diploma, we're actually done here.
Troy Bolton: What makes you think we're getting diplomas?

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Trivia: Stan Ellsworth, who briefly plays big, burly Mr. Riley, has an interesting personal history that is hardly known. After high school, he was in the US Marine Corp for eight years, and was honorably discharged with the rank of First Sergeant. Then after receiving a BA in history, Stan played for the NFL's Detroit Lions and the Seattle Seahawks, but after an injury he became a coach and defensive coordinator. Some years later Stan went back to school and received a PhD in Sports Psychology and a Masters degree in Organizational Communication. Doctor Stan Ellsworth (remember the PhD), has also taught history to Highland High School students in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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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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