Continuity mistake: When Gaston climbs out of the muddy puddle, he storms off, and it shows Belle's house in a wideshot, with the stone walls surrounding the porch with nothing on them. Then it cuts to a closeup of Belle emerging from the door, but now there's a bucket of seed, and some chickens on the walls.
Continuity mistake: When Belle is reading her book inside, there is a black teapot over a plate on one of the shelves. Moments later, the plate is to the teapot's side.
Continuity mistake: When Maurice enters the castle, the bolts on the doors are golden. Later in this scene, the bolts change to black.
Continuity mistake: The width of the grey rings on Maurice's lantern changes in the scene where he is lost in the forest with Phillipe.
Continuity mistake: When Maurice enters the castle, the front doors have four planks each. For the rest of the film, they have five planks each.
Continuity mistake: When Belle is reading her book by the table, a shelf over the fireplace is visible below another shelf to the left of it. Moments later, after Gaston has entered and Belle asks "What do you know about my dreams?" this shelf is above the shelf to the left of it.
Continuity mistake: Near the end, the objects are watching Beast die, and the rose is shaped as a reversed question mark. A few seconds later, the last petal falls, and the rose is now shaped as a question mark.
Continuity mistake: After Belle sees the painting in the West Wing, there is a shot of the table where the enchanted rose is. In this shot, the magic mirror is not on the table. In the next shot, it is. Then when the Beast yells "Get out." it is gone again.
Continuity mistake: When Belle finds Maurice locked in the dungeons, the bars change from black to brown in different shots.
Continuity mistake: When Belle comes to the West Wing, she approaches a cracked up mirror. Then in the shot where she is shown right in front of the mirror, the crack on the top right is much wider, and many cracks are differed etc.
Continuity mistake: When Mrs. Potts and Chip first come into Belle's room at the castle, Chip spills tea onto the carpet. In the next shot, the tea is gone.
Continuity mistake: Gaston's socks are red when he is in the mud. When he walks away, we briefly see them as being orange.
Continuity mistake: In the newer version of the film, there has been a new song called "Human Again" added. When the little dog-like footrest runs across the hallway, chasing the cat-like cushion, he leaves black footprints all over the floor, and then he skids to a halt, leaving circular swerve marks over part of the floor. However when it cuts to an overhead shot, the line of footprints along the floor runs much shorter and there are now more sets of swerve marks.
Continuity mistake: After the Beast is stabbed, and is on the floor dying, Belle is at his side comforting him. In one shot her hand is stroking the left side of his face. It cuts and suddenly her hand is on the right side of his face. Then a few shots later, she puts her left hand on the right side of his face, but when the shot changes her hand is back to her side.
Continuity mistake: During "Gaston", Gaston shoots his blunderbuss three times. However, four holes appear in the ale barrel.
Continuity mistake: During the song "Gaston", in the shot where Gaston leaps into the wrestling match, the eagle and warthog head decorations disappear from the wall.
Other mistake: In the dance scene, when Mrs. Potts says "true as it can be", in one frame her eyes turn black and then turn blue again.
Continuity mistake: During the film's introduction, as the camera pans away from the castle during the storm, there is a crack of thunder and a lightning flash. As the lightning strikes you can see a black branch growing on the side of the castle/cliff disappears after the flash of lighting. The animators forgot to draw it, so it just vanishes.
Continuity mistake: When Maurice gets his woodcutter working in the cellar, the axe starts cutting a log which is in a wooden bench, which sits in front of the woodcutter. However when Belle entered the cellar earlier, through the clouds of dust, the area in front of the woodcutter was empty.