Best animated movie mistakes of 1949

Hare Do picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is at the theatre, you can see he a man sitting next to him when he finds his binoculars, but when Bugs sees Elmer in front of him, we cut back to Bugs and the man next to him has disappeared.

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Senor Droopy picture

Continuity mistake: When the announcer tells Droopy and the wolf about the prize they can have if they win the bullfight, there is a red wall behind the announcer that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Junior is reading the back page of his father's newspaper during breakfast at the start of the cartoon, the page has "Bugs Bunny Comics" at the top of it, but when Papa Bear puts his hand through the newspaper to hit Junior and tell him to eat his oatmeal, the page now just says "Comics".

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The Grey Hounded Hare picture

Revealing mistake: When the dog picks up the stick of dynamite, you can see the stick is not lit, yet it still manages to blow up.

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Curtain Razor picture

Continuity mistake: When the turtle comes in saying he is known as "The Man with 1000 Voices", look at Porky. You can see that the drawer in the filing cabinet behind him is closed and he is sitting directly in front of it, but after the turtle has finished his audition, the filing cabinet has moved a few inches away to the left and the drawer is now open.

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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Continuity mistake: In a close-up of the ACME Super Outfit, there are some small rocks by the box. When we see the Coyote in his outfit in the next shot, the rocks have disappeared.

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Daffy Duck Hunt picture

Continuity mistake: When the dog is chasing Daffy with an axe, Daffy runs into Porky's bedroom which has a white door but then changes colour to grey in the next shot.

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Hatch Up Your Troubles picture

Continuity mistake: When the baby woodpecker frees himself from the telegraph pole, you can see he leaves the string that was used to tie him up by the pole, but when he pecks the post later on, the string has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the bee lands on Pluto's nose with bubble gum stuck on it, Pluto's ears are down but in the next shot they are pointing up.

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Donald's Happy Birthday picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see the tree hut at the start of the cartoon, you can see there is nothing by the top left corner of the window, but when the camera pans in on the hut, a blue piece of paper has appeared.

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Awful Orphan picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky Pig bangs his fists on the door saying "Let me in!", you can see the door has a handle on it, but when Charlie Dog opens the door in the next shot, the handle has vanished.

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Little Rural Riding Hood picture

Continuity mistake: When the City Wolf hits the Country Wolf with his baseball bat, the bat he is holding has an oval shape on it. When the City Wolf says "Control yourself, cousin!" in the next shot, the oval shape has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: After Reginald Fox ties up the dog in the bag, his monocle is on his left eye, but when he answers the door in the next shot, the monocle is now on his right eye.

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For Scent-imental Reasons picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, the perfume shop seller has a flower in his right hand while riding on his bicycle, but in the next shot the flower has disappeared.

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Frigid Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs dons his top hat and tails and tells the penguin, "I've always wanted a nice long formal vacation", he takes the penguin by his left hand. When the two are walking along in the next shot, Bugs is now holding the penguin in his right hand.

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High Diving Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see Bugs at the Opry House, you can see behind him there is a pink poster with "Frizby the Magician" on it, and on the left there is a yellow poster. But when we see Bugs in the next shot, the "Frizby" poster is now yellow, the poster on the left is now red and a "World's Strongest Man" poster has appeared on the right.

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Long-Haired Hare picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the cartoon, Giovanni Jones's hair is blonde, but when he emerges from the rubble at the end of the concert, his hair is now reddish.

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Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs Tom's whiskers and threatens him, the background behind them changes from a fence to blue sky between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the bee sees Donald's eyes in front of him, you can see there is nothing behind him on the table he is walking on, but in the next shot a wooden box appears out of nowhere.

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Often an Orphan picture

Continuity mistake: After Porky ties up the mailbag with Charlie Dog in it, he is holding the bag vertically, and puts the label "to Scotland" on it. When Porky goes in the house, Charlie is standing by the bag which is lying horizontally, and the label is affixed differently.

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Jerry's Diary picture

Continuity mistake: After Tom has torn up Jerry's diary, you can see that the pie is next the hole of Jerry's home, but when Jerry comes around the corner and sees Tom, the pie is now positioned near Tom's foot.

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Wise Quackers picture

Continuity mistake: Before Elmer's two dogs shake hands on agreeing to catch Daffy, one of them draws a diagram which is a dotted line and a circle with a cross in it. After the two dogs run into a tree, they go back to their meeting point and this time the diagram is completely different to the one drawn before.

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Wags to Riches picture

Continuity mistake: When the millionaire is addressing Spike and Droopy at the beginning of the cartoon, you can see his briefcase is at the right hand corner of the table. In the next shot, the briefcase is now in front of the millionaire.

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Bad Ol' Putty Tat picture

Continuity mistake: When Tweety is running away from Sylvester, he hides in a tube of "Badminton Birds." When Sylvester comes around the corner, you can see there is a racquet next to the tube, but when we see Tweety coming out of the tube in the next shot, the racquet has disappeared.

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The Windblown Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When the three pigs are reading a book at the beginning of the cartoon, the front cover has "Children's Stories" on the red rectangle, but in the next shot the words have disappeared.

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Bowery Bugs picture

Continuity mistake: When the old man asks Bugs why Steve Brody jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge, the position of Bugs' carrot on the plaque changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Chip and Dale fall out of the tree after Donald had drilled in a hole in it to get some nuts, Dale lands on the ground and you can see there is nothing on the bottom of the tree. But when we see Dale just a few seconds later, he is now sitting next to the tree and grass has suddenly appeared.

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Bye, Bye Bluebeard picture

Continuity mistake: When the mouse (hidden in a vase) tiptoes on the table at the start of the short, the bread on the plate is initially pointing up, but in the next shot it is pointing down.

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Mississippi Hare picture

Continuity mistake: During the poker game, the Colonel says "I've got five aces" and he lies down his cards in front of him. You can see that next to the Colonel there is half a coin and a pack of playing cards. When Bugs says "I've got six aces, sir." he takes the half-coin away from the Colonel, but the Colonel's cards and the pack of playing cards have disappeared.

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