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Trap Happy picture

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.

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Hog Wild picture

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.

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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.

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Heir-Conditioned picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer is picking up the money and putting into the case, the dollar note next to Sylvester changes position between shots.

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Cue Ball Cat picture

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.

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Continuity mistake: When the bandit takes Droopy's wallet, he empties the contents and finds a photo of Droopy's girl. At this point, you can see the bandit is holding the photo with two hands, but when we see a close-up of the photo in the next shot, he is holding it with only his right hand.

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Tweety's S.O.S. picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester is at the medicine cabinet, he takes out a bottle of Seasick Remedy and starts drinking it. But when we see Tweety in the cabinet in the next shot, the Seasick Remedy bottle is still on the shelf when it should be in Sylvester's hand.

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Draftee Daffy picture

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.

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Continuity mistake: When the elephant walks up to the bowl of clothes pegs, the number of pegs in the bowl changes between shots.

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Part Time Pal picture

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.

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Rabbit Seasoning picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy Duck is printing fake rabbit tracks at the beginning of the cartoon, he puts two tracks next to Bugs Bunny's hole. But when Elmer Fudd arrives at the hole, the two tracks have disappeared.

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Ain't She Tweet picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, you can see that the top part of Tweety's cage is small but in the next shot has increased in size.

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The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case picture

Continuity mistake: While fishing on a dock, Stan crumples up part of a newspaper and throws it toward the water. When the newspaper blows back and hits Ollie's face, the pages are flat and uncrumpled.

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Ask Father picture

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
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The Wacky Wabbit picture

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.

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The Hoose-Gow picture

Continuity mistake: When Oliver produces two apples as part of the plan to help him and Stan escape from prison, you can see that he is holding the apples with his fingers under them, but the next shot shows Oliver holding the apples with his fingers around them.

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Scram! picture

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.

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Continuity mistake: When Elvis hands a pair of binoculars to his pappy, you can see there is a swarm of flies buzzing around Pappy, but in the next shot the flies have disappeared.

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Quackodile Tears picture

Continuity mistake: The egg that Daffy Duck picks up was not on the top when he approached the pile a few seconds earlier.

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Northwest Hounded Police picture

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.

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