Twotall

21st Dec 2004

Family Guy (1999)

European Road Show - S3-E20

Factual error: When Peter has his KISS trivia game with Dave the nudist, he asks what the ad read that brought Peter Criss to KISS, and they both answer in unison: "Drummer willing to do anything to make it". In fact, the ad read: "Drummer with 15 years' experience willing to do anything to make it". As the original ad is referenced and shown in several biographies on KISS, as well as the "KISS: eXposed" video, it's not something these two trivia experts would have missed. (00:11:00)

Twotall

14th Nov 2004

American Wedding (2003)

Trivia: During the bachelor party, Stifler catches Bear trying on a pink dress. Stifler then calls him "Buffalo Bill" and says to him: "It puts the dress in the drawer and does as it's told." -- a reference to "Silence of the Lambs".

Twotall

Continuity mistake: During the fight in the bamboo forest the soldiers throw many bamboo spears each, but they are never seen carrying more than one at a time. As they show in the movie, it takes a while to make these spears (cut down a stick, trim off the branches and sharpen it), so where did the extra spears come from?

Twotall

Factual error: In the deleted scene where Bill kills the black guy and his henchmen, Bill slits the throat of the black man, and then sheathes the sword immediately. This would cause the blood to clot the inside of the scabbard, making it sticky and difficult to draw the sword. And if left long enough, it would rust the blade. The scabbard will have to be taken apart to be cleaned properly, which would be a lot of meaningless extra work, instead of simply taking 5 seconds to wipe the blade. A swordsman of Bill's caliber would never have mistreated his weapon like that. It is like seeing a soldier deliberately burying his rifle in mud to give himself a nice, long job of cleaning afterwards.

Twotall

Continuity mistake: During the last fight, Leo still has a dagger in his back that he is not allowed to remove. This dagger keeps disappearing and reappearing , not to mention that he keeps falling and rolling on his shoulders during the scene, where the dagger should be stuck.

Twotall

Trivia: Just like the classical Odysseus, Everett openly defies God, and has constant troubles because of it. The second he repents and asks for God's help he is saved from death and everything turns out OK.

Twotall

19th Oct 2004

Futurama (1999)

Bendless Love - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: In the episode "Mars University" we are shown how robots in "Futurama" attend a regular college, alongside humans and other species, over a periode of at least one college semester. Bender even talks about how he attended and majored in bending (minoring in Robo-American history). However, in this episode, we are shown that his entire "education" consisted of downloading a file at the factory where he was made. There is a clear inconsistency in these two stories of Bender's education.

Twotall

22nd Sep 2004

Richard III (1995)

18th Sep 2004

Richard III (1995)

31st Aug 2004

The 6th Day (2000)

Question: What was the whole point of killing and cloning the charter pilots in the first place? My first thought was that Decker wanted employees that were totally obedient and demanded no pay (after all, the clones would only have five years to live, and would then have to be cloned again), but considering that each cloning cost $1,3 million, it would be a lot cheaper and less risky to hire the pilots regularly. So why kill them?

Twotall

Chosen answer: The company did not intend to kill and clone the pilots. The activist killed Drucker and Hank Morgan, they wanted to clone everyone that was killed so nobody would know it happened. The only reason they cloned Arnold was becasue they thought he was the pilot.

pross79

28th Jul 2004

Air Force One (1997)

Plot hole: At the end of the movie, the fire department and paramedics arrive just after the house has been set on fire. Yet, as the focus shifts to the outside view, the house has burned all the way down (which takes a couple of hours) and the paramedics STILL have not gotten around to sending Sara and Freddy away for questioning or hospital or the like.

Twotall

25th Jul 2004

Futurama (1999)

Godfellas - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Bender is drifting through space, he carves a picture of himself intimidating two humans on his chest. Just after the shrimpkins have appeared to worship him, the carvings are gone.

Twotall

19th Jul 2004

Dracula (1931)

Answer: Pretty sure this qualifies as a mistake, just like the llamas in Troy. Armadillos only live in the Americas. Later on, they have opossums too! So the story about not wanting to show rats could very well be true. Nevetheless, if this isn't a mistake, I don't know what is.

Spiny Norman

Chosen answer: If memory serves, that version was filmed in Mexico and they used the same sets to film the Spanish version AT THE SAME TIME. English crew on days, Mexican crew at night. Being the desert there would be armadillos and I'm sure the crew thought they'd make good rats or something. Wouldn't you find some sort of exotic wildlife living in Castle Dracula?

Answer: Actually, in that time period, rats were deemed too "gross" to show so armadillos were substituted. I got this answer straight from David Skal, the noted horror film historian.

17th Jul 2004

Dracula (1931)

Trivia: To accommodate all sorts of viewers, the studio also made a silent version of the film (for cinemas without sound equipment) and a Spanish-speaking version (to be shown in Latin America). The Spanish version is considered a better film, because it was filmed after the English takes each day, so the Spanish director and actors would watch the English takes and decide how to improve on them.

Twotall

17th Jul 2004

Dracula (1931)

Revealing mistake: When Renfield walks up to the front door of the castle, he is in a court yard where the only light comes from torches. But the light is enough to make him throw a clear shadow on the wall, and the shadow never flickers as it would in torch light.

Twotall

17th Jul 2004

Dracula (1931)

Other mistake: In the scene where Renfield enters Dracula's castle, it is past midnight and on the outside, it is dark. But there is a LOT of bright light streaming through the windows into the castle, throwing well-defined shadows. (00:09:10)

Twotall

21st Jun 2004

Troy (2004)

Trivia: According to legend, Achilles' only vulnerable spot was his heel, where he eventually was hit with a poisoned arrow. The movie shows how such a legend can arise - when the soldiers first come to Achilles' body, he has pulled out all of the arrows in his chest and the only one visible is the one in his heel.

Twotall

15th Jun 2004

Taxi Driver (1976)

8th Jun 2004

Shaolin Soccer (2001)

Other mistake: In the very last scene, we see a poster for Time magazine telling the story of the husband and wife Kung fu athletes. The bottom line reads "Wins World champion Bowling again". It should be "Championship".

Twotall

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