Twotall

18th Feb 2008

Lost (2004)

Confirmed Dead - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the episode, when Locke is preparing to shoot Ben, Ben starts talking about Charlotte and her team. Locke is then holding his gun in his right hand, and holding Ben with his left. As Ben is saying "Because I know what they're doing here", there is an angle change, and Locke is suddenly holding his gun with both hands.

Twotall

11th Feb 2008

L'Uomo puma (1980)

Revealing mistake: Every time Puma Man flies he is obviously just hanging from a wire, flailing his arms and legs about, while the (slightly out-of-focus) background images roll by.

Twotall

11th Feb 2008

L'Uomo puma (1980)

Continuity mistake: While Puma Man is flying away from the mansion and Kobras tries to take over his mind, Vadinho is in the grounds surrounding the mansion, quite a bit outside the city limits. However, when Puma Man crash lands downtown, Vadinho is in the same building, with no time to get there.

Twotall

11th Feb 2008

L'Uomo puma (1980)

Revealing mistake: When Puma Man picks up a gangster and flies him over the construction site, he drops the man to intimidate him. The gangster does not fall straight down, but slides downward at an approximately 45 degree angle to the ground. Either the actor was attached to a wire, or someone flipped the background shot, or a combination of the two. Either way, the downward "fall" looks completely wrong.

Twotall

11th Feb 2008

L'Uomo puma (1980)

11th Feb 2008

L'Uomo puma (1980)

Revealing mistake: When Tony is having his first fight in the embassy, it is obvious that most of his punches do not connect at all. The people he supposedly hit still react as though being hit, and the sound effects of a fist hitting a jaw are still there, even if Tony misses by several inches.

Twotall

9th Feb 2008

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Trivia: Artillery is listed in the Pirate-o-pedia as the most powerful resistance you can meet when attacking a city. But you will never encounter artillery in-game, since it was taken out in the final stages of game development.

Twotall

9th Feb 2008

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Bug: After a tavern fight, whenever the main character sheathes his sword, the sword can be seen to pass through a portion of his leg.

Twotall

9th Feb 2008

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Other mistake: The "Indian Relic" and "Jesuit Cross" are said to improve your relationship with Indian chiefs and the monasteries, respectively. However, both the Indians and Jesuits are always friendly towards you, and their attitudes can not be changed, rendering these two items completely useless.

Twotall

9th Feb 2008

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Bug: When walking on land, if there are no game objectives (buried treasure, lost relatives, Indian cities) nearby, you can pass through solid objects such as cabins, totems and stone heads. These are only solid when they are to be used as landmarks to find the hidden objectives.

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Question: Lando mentions that he is made a general due to what he did at the battle of Tanaab. Does anyone know anything more about this battle, or more specifically, what Lando did that was so outstanding?

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Chosen answer: The Battle of Taanab occured about five months after the destruction of the first Death Star when a group of pirates attacked the relatively undefended agricultural world of Taanab. With the planet's small defence fleet massively outnumbered, Calrissian, who was on-planet visiting a casino, bet his fellow patrons that he could defeat the pirates and took his freighter into the fight. Hiding his ship in an ice ring surrounding Taanab's moon, he waited until the pirate fleet was in range, then ejected his cargo, a large number of Conner nets, large electrified nets designed by the military to immobilise ships. With much of the pirate fleet incapacitated, Lando rallied the Taanab defence fleet and eliminated the remaining pirate ships with very few losses. The impressed Taanab government offered him a commission in their armed forces, which he turned down, but he became a hero to the population, a reputation which apparently led to his commission as a General by the Rebel Alliance.

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Continuity mistake: When the old man who left town sees the spider return to the cave, it is dark outside. He returns to town to report, and it is daylight outside. The sheriff and his men leave immediately, but when they get to the cave it is dark outside once more. The cave is not so far from town that it takes a day to travel the distance.

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Continuity mistake: The size of the spider keeps changing throughout the movie. For instance, at one point the spider is small enough to be dragged into the school auditorium, later it is as big as the Kingmans' house. A minute later it is chasing Kingman, and is only slightly bigger than his car.

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Revealing mistake: When first talking to the sheriff on the phone, the biology professor several times refer to spiders as "insects". A real biology teacher would know that spiders are arachnids, not insects.

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Earth vs. the Spider mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When the spider is being electrocuted and falls off the cave wall, you can easily see the string that was holding it.

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Revealing mistake: In the sheriff's office, just after the phone lines have gone down, Mr. Kingman and Sheriff Cagle see the giant spider outside the office. However, as they move their heads (supposedly following the spider's movement) they are going too fast, and move their gazes past the spider, even away from the window.

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Earth vs. the Spider mistake picture

Revealing mistake: Joe is much too old to be in high school. He appears to be in his thirties (the actor playing him was 35 at the time).

Twotall

14th Jan 2008

It

Factual error: In chapter 18, when the Losers are in the kitchen of 29 Neibolt Street, Bill mentions that the FBI has a training range consisting of a false street with pop-up targets at Quantico. However, the scene is set in 1958, and the infamous "Hogan's Alley" at Quantico was not established until 1987.

Twotall

6th Jan 2008

Futurama (1999)

Obsoletely Fabulous - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: When Bender and the other obsolete robots are watching a snail crawl across the beach, the snail is shown to be in the center of the screen with the robots standing around. Cut to Bender inserting a CD in his mouth, it then goes back to showing the original angle, but the snail has suddenly disappeared, and not enough time has passed for it to have crawled all the way out of the shot. (00:12:10)

Twotall

30th Oct 2007

Jericho (2006)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Episode 1-14, "Heart of Winter". After the robbers has taken the supplies from the overturned truck, there are several shots of Jake lying on the ground. In these shots the hood of his sweatshirt keeps changing position on his head, even if he is not moving. In the long shot where the black truck takes off, the hood has even gone from his head completely, and all of his hair is exposed. In the next close-up, the hood is pulled up again.

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