JustJudy

22nd Sep 2003

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Continuity mistake: As the ecology group's party is winding down, Betty and Leo walk off together and end up by the garden well. During this scene (including while Leo speaks with Betty, The Escort, and Mr. Jordan) the well is visible in almost every shot and changes from being in full sun to full and partial shade several times.

JustJudy

9th Sep 2003

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Continuity mistake: Joe takes over Leo Farnsworth's body while Leo is bathing, so it makes sense for him to put on a robe and get dressed after getting out of the tub. Watch, though, as he walks over to the butler who is holding out the boxer shorts - you can see Leo is wearing the same tennis shoes Joe was wearing in previous shots. (I guess Warren Beatty didn't have time to remove the shoes between takes?)

JustJudy

8th Sep 2003

City Slickers (1991)

Continuity mistake: When the group buries Curly, the viewer can see a bunch of flowers stuck on the 'grave,' just a few inches away from the makeshift cross. After the group moves on and Mitch says his final goodbye to Curly, there is a brief overhead shot of the grave and the flowers are now in the center of the mound instead of by the cross.

JustJudy

2nd Sep 2003

Pillow Talk (1959)

Continuity mistake: When Rex is explaining his ranch's layout to Jan over dinner, he uses a coffee cup, sugar cubes, and a napkin for props. The napkin initially obscures the view of sugar cubes, but when Rex returns to the table (after speaking with Jonathan) the sugar cubes are front of the napkin and in plain sight of the viewer.

JustJudy

16th Jul 2003

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Revealing mistake: When the doorman initially refuses to let Dorothy and friends into the Emerald City, they protest, saying the Good Witch of the North sent her; they show him the ruby slippers as proof. As the camera pans down to the slippers, look at the yellow brick road Dorothy is standing on - it is flat and looks as though it was simply painted.

JustJudy

Continuity mistake: As he leaves his house, PeeWee manually turns on his 'sprinklers' (the Water Wiggle toy) and warns his neighbour he is about to start watering the lawn. He then goes to the rear of the property to retrieve his bike. When he returns to the front yard (just a minute or so later) the sprinklers are no longer running. (00:08:05)

JustJudy

11th Jul 2003

Will & Grace (1998)

Continuity mistake: Near the very end, Ferris races home in vain as both Jeanie and his parents beat him home. Ferris is still in the kitchen as we see his parents at the base of the stairs, saying 'Let's go check on him.' They turn and start up the stairs. The next shot shows Ferris racing up the stairs. Next, we see the parents begin to mount the staircase (this time from a different angle) for a second time.

JustJudy

25th Jun 2003

Runaway Bride (1999)

Trivia: There is no 'Hale' Maryland; the actual town/area used for filming Runaway Bride is called Berlin (also in Maryland). There was such a response from tourists looking for Hale after the movie was released that signs were erected along the highway and on the main street of Berlin welcoming them to Hale.

JustJudy

25th Jun 2003

Runaway Bride (1999)

Plot hole: There are a few references in the movie about Cory, Peggy, Cousin Cindy, Maggie, etc. growing up together in Hale, Maryland (East coast). Why, then, does Peggy have an obvious Midwest accent? (I know 'Peggy' talks like this in real life; in the movie it seems out of place next to the other characters, who all sound the same).

JustJudy

Continuity mistake: While Jack and Lucy are walking along the waterfront, she tells him that he '...just stepped in doggy poopie.' There is a long shot of the couple as Jack looks at his feet, and the sidewalk is spotlessly clean where they just walked.

JustJudy

12th May 2003

Far from Heaven (2002)

Factual error: Cathy and Frank briefly discuss the fact that he can't remember her 'carpool days.' The term carpool originated in the early 1970's. (01:32:00)

JustJudy

12th May 2003

Far from Heaven (2002)

Continuity mistake: The morning after Frank hits Cathy in the face, she rearranges her bangs so that the mark is covered. As she is talking with her friend El (on the front porch) and nervously touching her hair, the mark becomes visible to El. In the next shot, Cathy's bangs are smoothed over her forehead, covering the mark, even though she hasn't touched her hair again. (00:47:50)

JustJudy

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