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Trivia: Debra Winger did not want to be filmed in the nude scenes with Richard Gere, but had to since her contract did not include a "no nudity" clause.

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Stupidity: Warrant Officer Warrick yells at Section Officer Harvey to put out her cigarette because the gas mains have gone. He ignores the fact that there are fires raging everywhere, which would be much more likely to ignite the gas than a single cigarette.

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25th Jul 2020

WarGames (1983)

Other mistake: When Matthew Broderick is playing Galaga in the arcade, the game ends when he still has 2 lives left.

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15th Jul 2020

Hogan's Heroes (1965)

Information Please - S2-E15

Factual error: The German agent pretending to be an American pilot is wearing a one piece flying suit from the 1960's when he is questioned by Hogan and the British escapee in the barracks. It even has the US Air Force logo on the sleeve, which didn't come into use until 1947, after the war.

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24th Jun 2020

Danger Close (2019)

Factual error: At one stage a soldier calls the Air Force Ground Liaison Officer "Captain", when his real rank is Group Captain, a much higher rank.

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22nd Jun 2020

Crimson Tide (1995)

Factual error: Many times the Captain is wearing a red baseball style cap. This is only worn by the Captain when drill is underway to signify, "I'm here, but not really here for the purpose of the exercise."

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22nd Jun 2020

M*A*S*H (1972)

Show generally

Other mistake: Many times during the series, soldiers are around the OR carrying a loaded weapon (magazine attached for example), when there is a sign outside the entrance that says "all weapons must be cleared before entering the building" or similar.

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29th May 2020

The Truman Show (1998)

Trivia: The scene where Truman draws a picture of himself as an astronaut with a bar of soap was totally ad-libbed by Jim Carrey.

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27th May 2020

The Terminal (2004)

Other mistake: When Viktor is singing the Krakhozian national anthem his words are absolute gibberish and bear no resemblance to any Eastern European country's language.

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27th May 2020

Under Siege (1992)

Factual error: Early in the movie a F/A 18 is shot down by the Phalanx CIWS. At the time this movie was made, "Block A" models (shown in the film) could only engage targets that are head-on or close to it. It cannot track and engage a sideways moving target in the manner than it did.

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21st May 2020

Common mistakes

Factual error: The hugely exaggerated amount of flame and damage produced by military weapons such as a hand grenade. They make a loud boom, a bit of a flash and a small stain of black smoke. No mammoth explosion, that's for sure.

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Trivia: During the "supercops" scene, you'll notice that Sergeant Taggart (actor John Ashton), with a very pained look on his face. That's becuse Eddie Murphy improvised this whole scene and John was pinching his thigh, desperately trying not to laugh out loud.

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15th May 2020

Top Gun (1986)

Question: Question for the ex F14 Tomcat pilots out there... Does the "target locked" tone say when you are launching a Sidewinder sound exactly the same as the "warning tone," when someone has your aircraft locked? Or is that yet another Top Gun-ism?

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