Jon Sandys

Root Cause - S1-E13

Factual error: Finch's trojan tracker displays "accessing network on IP 623.173.93 .225.9." Not only is 623 an impossible number for an IP address to have, as they only go up to 255, it's also made up of 5 parts, instead of the 4 which IP addresses are limited to.

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2nd Jan 2023

General questions

Are there any bloopers available online from VERY serious movies, like Schindler's List or 12 Years a Slave? Actors must slip up when filming them like anything else - is the subject matter just serious enough that they don't laugh about them at the time, making the bloopers nothing worth watching, or are they just never compiled and released because it's felt to be too inappropriate?

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Chosen answer: From what I've seen, in serious films, or scenes, when actors mess up their lines, they're more apologetic and what they said wasn't funny or outrageous. I feel like serious films have more rehearsal times as well, where comedy films are often shot quickly with a lot of ad-libbing or improv. So there's less slip ups during the actual shoot. Similar to how a play has a lot of rehearsals, but improv shows won't have as much. There's are some outtakes of "Silence of the Lamb." This is something that I've wondered too though and tried to search for. I had a chance to go to a Q&A session with Cary Elwes and wanted to ask him if he had as much fun making "Saw" as "Princess Bride" and "Men in Tights" and were there "Saw" outtakes, but we ran out of time before my question could get asked and I've always regretted it.

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Answer: Youtube has plenty. Simply enter "serious movie bloopers." You'll even find some for "The Silence Of The Lambs."

25th Dec 2022

Knives Out (2019)

Trivia: At the end, Benoit Blanc says he noticed the blood on Marta's shoe the first time she stepped in front of him. Rewatching the sequence when they first meet, as he says "I've been doin' a little pokin'" he does indeed look down as he speaks and takes a fraction of a second pause, noticing the blood but continuing to talk as normal. (00:23:45)

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18th Dec 2022

Bones (2005)

20th Nov 2022

Bones (2005)

The Signs in the Silence - S6-E21

Stupidity: Bones realises she could pull a wisdom tooth from Amy in order to identify where she grew up and find her birth parents. Which works, but at no point do they consider simply going through missing person records with the relevant info. They know how old she is, they know roughly when she disappeared, not like there are hundreds of 3 year olds going missing every year, especially not with Waardenburg syndrome. By that age her deafness would have been apparent, which would narrow the pool hugely.

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17th Nov 2022

Bones (2005)

The Bullet in the Brain - S6-E11

Factual error: Bone mentions Booth holds the "official record for the longest shot, almost a kilometer", and Booth corrects her to "over a kilometer." The record at the time was actually well over 2km, held by Corporal Rob Furlong, a Canadian sniper (since been beaten, it currently stands at 3.5km). In fact plenty of sniper kills had been recorded at over a kilometer since the late 19th century.

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6th Nov 2022

Lucifer (2015)

The Angel of San Bernardino - S3-E20

Other mistake: Lucifer's obsession with Bones is highlighted here when he confronts someone as a killer only to realise it's because he's an actor who played a killer in the Bones episode Intern in the Incinerator (a role Scott Rinker did play in real life). Kevin Alejandro (Dan) and Aimee Garcia (Ella) also played roles in Bones, which Lucifer never comments on. In fact so did Jeremiah Birkett (Lee Garner, "Mr. Said Out Bitch").

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1st Nov 2022

Bones (2005)

The Pain in the Heart - S3-E15

Character mistake: Bones says the remains are from someone about 180cm tall, and when asked for the "English" version, says "approximately 5'8." But 180cm is nearly 5'11" - 5'8" is only just over 170cm. Not a simplification someone as pedantic/accurate as Bones would make.

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27th Oct 2022

The Batman (2022)

Trivia: A point in the score from Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher, by Joe Kraemer, inspired The Batman's signature motif by Michael Giacchino. After the phone call between Jack and Helen when he warns her potentially not to trust her father, he's driving across a bridge and the music is almost identical to the "bom...bombom...bom" theme from this movie. (01:26:50)

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22nd Oct 2022

Lucifer (2015)

A Chance At a Happy Ending - S5-E16

Other mistake: After Amenadiel's necklace pin is removed, Chloe tells lucifer to get the blade, and he picks it up with the hilt still attached. But we saw in an earlier season that without that pin to hold it all together, the hilt just falls off.

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22nd Oct 2022

Lucifer (2015)

14th Oct 2022

She-Hulk (2022)

9th Oct 2022

Lucifer (2015)

Expire Erect - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Near the end, as Dan says "this is all on me", in a shot from behind her Maze is spinning her knife then stops, gripping it pointing downwards in her fist. Cut to a new angle and her hand is instantly turned over, with the knife sticking out sideways.

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6th Oct 2022

Lucifer (2015)

29th Sep 2022

Lucifer (2015)

29th Sep 2022

Lucifer (2015)

23rd Sep 2022

Andor (2022)

Reckoning - S1-E3

Stupidity: Andor and Luthen set a vehicle to drive and distract the security team. The vehicle is destroyed, and they immediately round the corner in full view of the team on a speeder and drive away, then blow up the vehicle. They could have driven away on any number of other streets without revealing that they weren't in the vehicle, keeping their escape secret. And if they blew it up before the team looked too closely they might have even been deemed to have been killed in the crash.

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21st Sep 2022

Bones (2005)

Bodies in the Book - S2-E15

Stupidity: Bones shoots the stalker's door lock...and then kicks the door in anyway. Shooting the lock achieves nothing, it wouldn't have made the door any easier to kick in, it's just him generating paperwork and an issue with his shrink.

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19th Sep 2022

Riddick (2013)

Stupidity: They go to great pains to lock the nodes behind an explosive lock, then have a debate about whether Riddick's somehow broken in. They eventually unlock them, check they're still in place...then just leave the locker completely unattended and unlocked while they discuss plans, and Riddick of course steals the nodes.

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