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15th Sep 2010

Fright Night (1985)

Visible crew/equipment: As Charley watches Billy dump a heavy black bag into the Jeep, the shot changes to a first-person view of Jerry walking on the roof getting ready to take flight as a vampire. As he jumps, a crew member and filming equipment are visible. (00:15:15)

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An American Tail mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Fievel gets captured by Warren T. Rat, he's ordered to work alongside numerous other mice in a tailor shop. In the following scene where everybody's asleep, Fievel jumps from his bed and walks over to the nearest window - making a reference to Rapunzel's hair and how well it would work to escape with. All of a sudden, two long white sheets conveniently appear on the floor behind him out of nowhere, from which he makes a long rope to rappel down the side of the building (not unlike Rapunzel's hair). (00:28:50)

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Continuity mistake: During Mickey O'Hare's wake, Gussie Mausheimer opens the door and starts talking to Honest John about organizing a rally to help get rid of the dangerous cats. But during her last sentence regarding uptown mice, notice how the door has vanished. (00:40:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Warren T. Rat is near the museum's entrance trying to negotiate with Gussie, he's wearing his purple nightcap and a rat disguise. But Tony's not convinced he's really a rat, so he sets out to expose Warren T. by firing his slingshot. In the following shot part of Warren T.'s disguise falls off as planned, but he's now holding the nightcap instead of wearing it. After replacing the nightcap he tries to explain his way out of the situation, but once again in the very next shot where Tony takes aim to fire a second time, he's suddenly shown holding the nightcap. (01:00:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Warren T. Rat is playing his violin off-key, there's a female statue behind him adorned with candles, and at first glance it seems to be in good condition. But after Fievel witnesses Warren T. shedding his rat disguise, the statue is now significantly cracked in many places. (00:50:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Eleanor is trying to feed the ailing baby penguin with a spoon, it refuses to eat. So she places the spoon near two bowls at her side. In the following shot Eleanor can be seen dipping a rag into one of the bowls - but now her spoon is nowhere to be found. (00:54:00)

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An American Tail mistake picture

Continuity mistake: During Mickey O'Hare's wake, Honest John's shot glass refills itself between shots, at the point where he asks Gussie Mausheimer, "What's a wawwy?" (00:39:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Gertie places a pot of wilting flowers onto the Radio Flyer wagon, an 'enter' sign can be seen on Elliott's bedroom door with a handwritten paper saying 'do not' taped upon it. After she knocks, Mike opens the door to let her in - but the 'do not' paper is now tucked behind the 'enter' sign instead. (00:37:00)

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Continuity mistake: When E.T. is in the kitchen reading comics, he glances over at the TV then takes a look at the coffee table which has, among other items scattered on top, six pack rings. A few shots later E.T. is at the coffee table working to create a communication device, but now there's one can of beer attached to the rings. (00:48:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Fievel walks in on a group of cats playing cards, Tiger slaps down his hand and yells "Rummy!" But once he gathers the cards and holds them up again, there's a 3 of Diamonds visible - which wasn't part of the original hand to begin with. (00:50:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Mike and his friends are playing Dungeons and Dragons, Greg is on the phone requesting "Papa Oom Mow Mow." Towards the end of his call, Greg repeats the song's name twice. Look over Elliott's right shoulder in the next shot where he asks Steve's permission to join in: the phone is on the hook, but Greg is still talking to the DJ somehow. (00:08:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Mike reaches the playground in a stolen van, his friends are there waiting with bikes. On the right we see Greg wearing sunglasses, a red cap and headphones. But in the next shot where they approach the van's rear doors, Greg is suddenly missing his sunglasses. (01:38:55)

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Revealing mistake: On Halloween when the kids are getting ready to go trick-or-treating, Mary tells them to return one hour after sundown. But as E.T. turns around to look at her, human legs are visible below his ghost outfit. (01:02:30)

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Mike finds E.T. lying in a river, the scene switches over to an FBI agent's shadow cast upon the driveway at Elliott's house. Notice how the front doors are bare. Minutes later when Mike opens one of the doors to see an astronaut waiting outside, large Halloween decorations are now tacked upon it. (01:15:20)

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Audio problem: When E.T. is home alone using the Speak & Spell for the first time, he types in E at one point, but the electronic voice can be heard saying F instead. (00:46:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Pee-Wee is on the roadside trying to hitch a ride to Texas, the sun casts a shadow behind him which is mostly parallel to the road. But in the subsequent shots of oncoming cars, the sun is casting a long shadow on each one's passenger side - obviously implying a different time of day. (00:33:00)

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Mary gets her first look at an ailing E.T. lying on the bathroom floor, she panics then hurries everyone downstairs - leaving E.T. behind. Moments later one of the astronauts happens upon E.T. and now a bright pink bath towel can be seen draped over the bathtub's edge, which wasn't even there to begin with. (01:16:00 - 01:17:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the first shot of Mike barreling downhill with the van, he passes by a group of three onlookers. But after Elliott figures out how to disconnect the plastic tube and lose the two men struggling within it, an overhead shot of the neighborhood shows Mike driving past the same group of people yet again (note the orange winter hat and black & white striped jacket worn by the kids). (01:37:15)

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6th Sep 2010

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Continuity mistake: When Murtaugh starts questioning Alfred about the suspicious man he saw near Dixie's house, Alfred lifts up his sunglasses. Through a few questions, the glasses' ear stem rests normally behind his ear where it should (left one is visible). Suddenly Murtaugh asks about the man's hair color, but now the ear stem is hanging off. (01:09:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Alvin starts dialing the number to Dave's hotel in Paris, there are 16 buttons on the pad (far too many for a standard phone). But right before the scene changes over to a snoring Dave, his phone now appears with the normal 12 buttons. (00:10:05)

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