Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Plot hole: The newspaper headline showing young Alex being rescued from a crate is dated April 8, 1972. In the next scene, we see young Alex dancing in the Central Park Zoo, and watching him are Marty, Melman and Gloria as baby animals. This makes no sense at all. In the first film, Marty celebrates his tenth birthday. Key word: tenth. It is also known that the scenes of the main characters as adults take place in the present i.e. Alex confessing to breaking Marty's iPod. Seeing how the animals age quicker than humans, Marty, let alone his three friends, would have to have been born in the mid-1990s and the flashback scenes could not have taken place in 1972.

Continuity mistake: When Alex was a baby and was put on the Zoo rock, for a few seconds his head has leopard spots on it. (00:04:55)

Plot hole: In the first movie, Alex never had that mark on his paw, yet he is shown with this mark on his paw in Africa.

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Trivia: If you look at the birth mark on both Alex's and Zuba's right paws they are in the shape of Africa, including the island of Madagascar which is off the east coast of Africa.

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Trivia: Bernie Mac died before the film was released to the general public, the film was released posthumously in 2008 with a tribute message to Bernie in the end credits.

TheGlassEye

Gloria: Found any water yet?
Moto Moto: No, just more diamonds and gold.

Private: In case of a loss of oxygen, please place your masks over your faces to hide your terrified expressions from the other passengers.

Alex: I wanna prove to my dad that I'm a *real* lion.
Marty: As opposed to what, a *chocolate* lion?

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Question: During the credits, in the voices category, there are two actors listed for the voice of Baby Alex. Why were two actors needed?

Movie Guy

Chosen answer: There's two reasons. Firstly, infants are only allowed to work for short periods of time, hence why when you see babies onscreen that are heavily featured, invariably twins are used to alternate to not fall foul of the rules. Secondly, it may be that one of the voices didn't give the filmakers as much diverse dialogue as they needed so they brought in another actor to get the rest they needed.

GalahadFairlight

Answer: It could be kind of like the thing from the "Wimpy Kid" movies, but with voice acting. The voice actors could be infants or toddlers, which don't behave well. So the filmmakers have two of them (It doesn't have to be twins since they're doing voice acting) that way they can swap out one with the other.

EnderCube

Chosen answer: I believe it's called "This is My Home", sung by Will.I.Am, who voiced Moto Moto.

swandell

Answer: The song that played when Alex and Zuba were dancing is called "The Traveling Song," sung by Will.I.Am.

EnderCube

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