DrLoomis1978

4th Jul 2020

Tremors (1990)

Factual error: When Val is talking to Burt on the CB radio and desperately trying to tell him to get out of his basement, Burt is using a handheld CB. After Val's very last transmission, Burt is now holding a rifle, not the CB. When the Graboid crashes through Burt's basement wall, we hear him say over Val's CB, "Jesus Chr..." his transmission was cut off. First of all, Burt wasn't holding the CB so he wasn't transmitting at the time. Second, there are portable CBs that you can lock the PTT button for extended transmissions (I owned one), but that wasn't the case here. Finally, even if by some chance Burt accidentally did lock the PTT button before putting it down, it wouldn't have cut off. The Graboid broke through away from where Burt was standing and talking and couldn't affect the CB. It was done for dramatic effect of the scene. (00:58:30)

DrLoomis1978

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Suggested correction: Could be he put the CB down on the PTT button (it's a rather large one) and it stopped transmitting when the tremors caused it to flip off it.

lionhead

29th May 2020

Family Guy (1999)

Trump Guy - S17-E11

Factual error: While Trump is showing Peter around the White House, Trump stops and says, "Sorry, can you hang on a sec, gotta close this window, Melania's out there blowing bubbles for Eric." It's a fact that windows are not allowed to be opened in the White House for security sake. Michelle Obama was unaware at first and opened one and the secret service ordered her to shut that window immediately.

DrLoomis1978

8th Oct 2018

Out For Justice (1991)

Factual error: Towards the end of the movie Ritchie visits Chas the Chair. Chas tells one of his guys to wire a police scanner in the GNX parked in the garage. As we see the car once Richie's in it, it's very easily noticeable that it's not a Buick GNX, it's the regular Buick Grand National. The badges are on the fenders where the fender louvers should be on a GNX, the hood has the 3.8 SFI Turbo, among other differences. Trust me, I've owned one and have driven many.

DrLoomis1978

23rd Apr 2018

Family Guy (1999)

21st Nov 2017

Tremors 2 (1996)

Factual error: After Grady and Earl wreck their truck, Burt, Earl and Grady have a radio conversation. At one point Grady interrupts Burt's transmission cutting off his voice, but making it appear Burt can hear him. It's not possible to interrupt a transmission while the other person is also transmitting even though they're using repeaters which is why Burt's voice was cut off in mid sentence. The only way you can transmit and receive at the same time is if you're using full duplex. Burt's voice was cut off, therefore they are not using full duplex.

DrLoomis1978

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