Best short movie continuity mistakes of all time
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Continuity mistake: When Tom picks up a telephone book, you can see he is holding the book with both hands, but when we see a close-up of the "Ajax Mouse Exterminators" in the next shot, his hands are nowhere to be seen.
Continuity mistake: Oliver Hardy is teetering at the top of a ladder which is in the back of Stan Laurel's car. Stan is driving west on Wilshire Boulevard when Oliver, and the ladder, fall into the street. Oliver gets back into the car but now is it inexplicably atop the streetcar tracks and facing the opposite direction.
Continuity mistake: When Bugs and Daffy leave the Emergency Hospital, Bugs has a bandage around his head and on his face, but when he emerges from the lift at the TV studios, the bandages have disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Tom shoots a stream of balls to flatten Jerry, the last ball in the pack is coloured purple, but when the balls rebound off the side rail, the last ball is now a green one.
Continuity mistake: When Daffy throws his newspaper away at the start of the short, he then begins singing, but as he walking along, there is no sign of the newspaper.
Continuity mistake: When the elephant walks up to the bowl of clothes pegs, the number of pegs in the bowl changes between shots.
Continuity mistake: When Jerry opens the door of the refrigerator, there is a piece of corn on the cob on a plate and next to it is a bowl of eggs. In the next shot, the eggs have become fruit.
Continuity mistake: Knowing a security guard is about to eject him from an office building, Harold Lloyd grabs a secretary's pillow and flings it into the hallway. The pillow lands at an angle to the doorway, but when Lloyd is shoved out and lands on the pillow, the pillow is parallel to it.Steven Lee
Continuity mistake: When Bugs hides in the hole from Elmer, he puts the cow skull over the hole. Elmer then takes away the skull and then puts his head in the hole. At this point, you can see that the background is a desert, but when Elmer takes his head out of the hole, it has changed to a cliff. The background goes back to a desert when Bugs appears in the next shot.
Continuity mistake: When Arthur Houseman takes out the water from the jug and replaces it with gin, you can see there are two glasses in front of the jug, but when we see him pouring gin into the jug in the next shot, the glasses have changed position.
Continuity mistake: When the convict trips outside the plastic surgeon's office, the sign on the window reads "plastic surgery" which changes to "plastic surgeon" in the very next shot.