Scott215

Trivia: The character of Kesselring is based on Field Marshall Albert Kesselring (Smiling Albert) the commander of the German troops in Italy during World War 2.

Scott215

Factual error: The "Peace" symbol that adorns the uniforms of Byer's men did not come about until the late 1950's.

Scott215

Trivia: The Lieutenant Levitch character is a reference to Jerry Lewis' actual family name, Levitch. Jerry Lewis' birth name was Joseph Levitch.

Scott215

Trivia: Jerry Lewis' real son, Ron, plays Lieutenant Levitch in the film.

Scott215

Factual error: For being set in 1943, the hair and clothing styles are definitely late 1960's fashion.

Scott215

22nd Mar 2016

The Rat Patrol (1966)

The Truce at Aburah Raid - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: During and after the firefight at the well, a civilian 1960's-era automobile can be seen in the background driving on a paved highway.

Scott215

22nd Mar 2016

The Rat Patrol (1966)

The Truce at Aburah Raid - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: The blood pack on Tully's chest is visible before he is shot by the German sniper.

Scott215

21st Mar 2016

The Rat Patrol (1966)

The Truce at Aburah Raid - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In close ups Tully and Moffitt are aboard their jeeps manning their weapons, but in the long shots they are dismounted, behind their vehicles.

Scott215

21st Mar 2016

The Rat Patrol (1966)

The Truce at Aburah Raid - S2-E1

Audio problem: Sgt. Troy's machine gun is not firing, yet the firing sound is heard as they are being chased by Dietrich's vehicles.

Scott215

19th Mar 2016

Star Trek (1966)

Devil in the Dark - S1-E26

Character mistake: Kirk informs Spock via communicator the Horta is ten feet from him, and Spock insists Kirk kill it. First, both know they cannot kill it with their phasers, and second, Spock's demand for Kirk to kill the Horta runs counter to the Vulcan philosophy of respect for all life. Spock would never want to harm, let alone kill, another life form.

Scott215
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Suggested correction: At this point they don't have any proof that they can't kill it, and since Kirk is in danger, it's logical to try. Also, Spock is half human and he's concerned about his best friend being killed. Logical or not, he'll want Kirk to protect himself at all costs. Other episodes have shown where Spock doesn't always behave logically when his friends are at risk and he lets his emotions come out.

envisaged0ne

19th Mar 2016

Star Trek (1966)

Star Trek mistake picture

Devil in the Dark - S1-E26

Revealing mistake: A straight and level seam connecting the top and bottom halves of the tunnel Spock is crawling through is visible.

Scott215

Trivia: The film is based upon William Craig's book of the same name, yet the entire movie is based upon a sniper duel that covers no more than two pages of the entire book. German army historical records never mention an elite sniper named "Major Koenig" hunting Vassili Zaitsev at Stalingrad.

Scott215

19th Mar 2016

Fury (2014)

Trivia: Michael Pena, who played Gordo, actually learned how to drive the vintage Sherman tank that was used in the film.

Scott215

19th Mar 2016

Star Trek (1966)

Devil in the Dark - S1-E26

Dr. McCoy: I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer.

Scott215

The Real Lent - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: While in the furniture store, Eileen's scarf changes length around her throat with each camera shot change.

Scott215

Factual error: A few scenes in the movie show Roman cavalrymen using stirrups, which were not used by the Romans until several centuries later.

Scott215

16th Mar 2016

Gladiator (2000)

Trivia: The opening battle scene is similar to the actual Battle of Idistiviso in Germania in 16 AD, pitting Roman General Germanicus Caesar against the army of Arminius, a German rebel who was, supposedly, a highly trained Roman officer who turned his loyalties back to the German tribes. Like the movie battle scenes, Germanicus used a flanking cavalry maneuver through woods to attack the Germans while the main body of his army pinned the Germans at the front.

Scott215

Trivia: The final scene of the movie is supposed to represent the escape of the remnants of Kampfgruppe Peiper, who did indeed abandon their vehicles and snuck out of the area under cover of snow and night. Unlike the movie, they did not walk back to Germany in broad daylight.

Scott215

Trivia: When the Burgermeister says the village and townspeople were terrorized "five times before", it is a reference to incidents from five Frankenstein films: Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, Ghost of Frankenstein, and House of Frankenstein.

Scott215

16th Mar 2016

The Rat Patrol (1966)

The Delilah Raid - S1-E32

Continuity mistake: A dropped grenade lands inches behind Michelle, but when Colonel Leske throws himself on it, it is over six feet away from her.

Scott215

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