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Question: I don't understand it when Pistachio's mother, on the camera screen, saying "no more caramel corn for me." What was that about?

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Chosen answer: Bowman has captured Fabrizzio, and he has to do something with Mrs. Disguisey, so he says "Thanks to a special potion we put in the caramel corn, she thinks she is still at home preparing dinner," and then we see her on the TV screen eating the caramel corn and making food. She then later "pretends" to prepare food, then when Bowman tells the guard to pounce on Mrs. Disguisey, she whacks him, as if she were aware that she has been captured. She then informs the camera "No more caramel corn for me."

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Continuity mistake: When Andy and Trish argue in the bedroom, the bed is covered in action figure boxes. Between shots just as Andy leaves, a 'Dracula' action figure box disappears. (01:43:10)

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7th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When the house starts shaking, we see a shot of Adam roll over in bed with a blanket wrapped around his body. In the next shot the blanket is in a totally different position around him. (00:12:45)

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7th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: Adam draws the chalk door on the wall, and next to the door there is a long wooden pole. But in the next shot the wooden pole has now moved along, to cover up the right chalk door-line. (00:26:00)

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7th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Revealing mistake: When Adam, who should have no reflection, walks out of the door to go retrace his steps, he is really clearly reflected in the big glass panel in the door. Then after Barbara pulls Adam from the SandWorm land, they walk back into the house through the same doors, and are both reflected in the glass panels of the door. So much for ghosts... (00:08:50)

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6th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: As Adam speeds towards Beetlejuice's foot in the miniature red car, the amount and position of plaster and rubble around Beetlejuice's foot changes between shots. (01:20:40)

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6th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Visible crew/equipment: When the small priest emerges from the fireplace and then when he goes on to do the wedding ceremony for Beetlejuice and Lydia, you can see a thick black tube running out of the priest's right leg, trailed behind him. (01:18:30)

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6th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Visible crew/equipment: When Otho is doing the Seance, Adam and Barbara appear in their wedding clothes and then float above the table. When Lydia releases Beetlejuice, everyone gets up and leaves the table, and in this wideshot the black wires that Adam and Barbara are suspended from are visible. (01:15:25)

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6th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When Charles and Delia are sitting out on the white terrace, Charles holds a glass with brown coloured drink in it which is three-quaters of the way full, and Delia's glass is half full. When Otho walks onto the terrace, Charles's drink is clear-coloured and the glass is filled right to the top, and Delia's glass is now three-quaters of the way full. (01:01:35)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When the Deitz family and their guests are eating, the bowls of shrimp are sitting on small mats. Delia and Charles's mats often change from black to grey colour, at random through the whole dinner scene. (00:48:45)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When Barbara picks Beetlejuice up from the model town, in one shot his arm is wildly shaking around in fury, but in the next close-up his arm is now tucked in between Barbara's fingers. (00:59:05)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Revealing mistake: When we see that Barbara and Adam are hanging out of the window in order to hide from the Deitz's, it cuts to Beetlejuice yelling "Oh boy. You guys are really a couple of spooksters." In this shot of him shouting, he does not have any white makeup applied to him, nor does he have any of the green patches that run down his neck. In this shot he does not look his usual "dead" state, but looks normal. They obviously forgot to make him look "dead." (00:56:40)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: After drawing the chalk door, Adam knocks on it three times, and then it opens. Adam then sets down the "Handbook for the Recently Deceased" and puts the piece of chalk down next to it. But later, when Lydia sneaks up into the attic, she finds the handbook, now with the piece of chalk sitting on top of the book. (00:26:55 - 00:30:10)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When Charles is sitting by the window, he picks up a book and starts to look through. After he mutters "ah, birdies," he turns to the next page, and on the left page there is just a small paragraph of text at the bottom of the page. Yet in the next wide shot there is now another big paragraph of text on the centre of the page. It is meant to be the same page, yet it obviously is not. (00:27:25)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: During the scene where the Deitz family and their guests get possessed to sing and dance along to "Day-O," the positions of the black and white napkins, the wine glasses, the cutlery, the wine bottles in the ice-buckets, etc., change many times throughout this completely hilarious scene. (00:50:20)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: During the dinner party scene, the positions of the shrimp which hang around the small colourful sushi bowls often change. Sometimes they hang over the bowls, sometimes inside the bowl. This happens with Delia's shrimps especially. (00:48:55)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

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Continuity mistake: During the dinner party, in one shot from behind we see Otho has very little wine in his glass, but in the following shot of him from in front, his glass is now nearly full. Nobody refilled it between the shots. (00:48:55)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

Continuity mistake: When Charles is looking out of the window, he pushes one slat of the blinds upwards, and then bird watches with his binoculars. When Lydia comes in and makes him jumps, he turns around, and this particular slat falls back downwards, into place. But in the very next shot this same slat is pushed in an upwards position again. When he sits back down again as Lydia leaves, the slat is back down again. (00:27:35)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Adam, Barbara and Juno ascend a staircase, talking about how Adam and Barbara should start more simply if they want to scare the Deitz family out of their home, there are two tape markers - a yellow and a blue one, very clearly on one of the steps. (00:34:35)

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5th Sep 2005

Beetlejuice (1988)

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Continuity mistake: When Delia spray paints the word “mauve” on the wall, between shots it is apparent that the script of the word changes. One example would be that in the first shot the tops of the letter “M” are pointed, like triangle tips, but in the next they are more rounder. The writing also moves lower on the wall. (00:15:50)

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