Best animated movie mistakes of 1947
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Continuity mistake: As Lulu is racing up to the school, you see the brick base of the school house and that the bricks are a dark red color. It then cuts to a closer angle as she is about to pull her fishing pole out of the steps and suddenly the bricks are now a light grey. Also in the same shots, you see first that the tree's shadow is lay across the walkway in front of the steps. But in the close up the shadow is nowhere to be seen. (00:01:55)Quantom X
Other mistake: When Daffy is helping the guest to his room, he looks at his keys as to which one would open it. When he finds the right key, he somehow manages to open the door without unlocking it.
Continuity mistake: When Tom is tip-toeing past the gate at the start of the cartoon, Spike is sleeping and you can see there is nothing around his neck, but in the next shot a dog collar has suddenly appeared.
Continuity mistake: When Mickey Mouse leaves the house for his date with Minnie, his cane is hooked at the end but when he leaves the house, the cane is now crystal-topped.
Revealing mistake: When Jerry walks towards the crab with the soda bottle cap stuck on his head, one of the crab's legs disappears for a frame or two.
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: When Jerry replaces two keys on the piano with a mousetrap, Tom gets his finger caught and there is a catch lever at the bottom of the trap. But in the next shot when Tom pulls up the mousetrap and his finger expands, the catch lever has disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Butch points his pistol at Tom, you can see that the handle has nothing written on it, but in the next shot the words "Ajax" have appeared.
Continuity mistake: When Tom is about to drop the iron on Jerry, he is holding some cheese on a piece of string in his left hand. When the iron drops on Tom's foot, he is no longer holding the string.
Continuity mistake: When the cat places the tiny canary on to the plate, the salt and pepper pots on the table change positions between shots, and the cabinets in the background disappear. He also has a knife and fork in his hands, but after the canary says he's been sick, we return to the cat and the knife and fork have disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When we see a man and woman sitting by a lake, the plate of pancakes on the picnic blanket moves from the left to the right between shots.
Other mistake: After the fade out, the "The End" board shows it as an "MGM Tom and Jerry Cartoon." The two stars were not in this short at all.
Continuity mistake: When the dogs run away from the Mexican hairless dog after thinking she's a skunk, the Mexican dog's ears are pointing up but in the next shot they are pointing down.