Best animated movie mistakes of 1951

Alice in Wonderland picture

Factual error: In the opening credits, Lewis Carroll is spelt incorrectly, as 'Carrol.'

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Room and Bird picture

Continuity mistake: When the doorman spots Sylvester and Tweety going into their rooms, there is a piece of paper hanging out of the doorman's pocket that disappears when he enters Sylvester's room.

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A Bear for Punishment picture

Continuity mistake: When we see Junyer Bear sleeping in bed at the start of the cartoon, you can see he has "Junyer" written on the end of his bed, but when he is sitting up a couple of shots later, the word "Junyer" has disappeared.

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Tweety's S.O.S. picture

Continuity mistake: When Tweety tries to make Sylvester seasick with his picture of a boat, you can see the hull of the boat has three portholes, but when we see a close-up of Tweety in the next shot, there are now four.

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Droopy's Double Trouble picture

Continuity mistake: Before Droopy takes Spike for his nap, you can see Spike's eyes are perfectly fine. When he is in bed, he now has a black eye, and when Spike takes off the bed clothes, the black eye has gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Bugs tells Sam that he won't drink his carrot juice until Sam drinks his first during the breakfast scene, the position of Sam's glass on the table changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Hubie and Bertie hit Claude's feet with a hammer, Claude eats them up. When Claude believes he is doing something wrong, he spits the mice out but the hammer is nowhere to be seen.

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French Rarebit picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is making Francois look like a rabbit, he cuts up Francois' moustache to make whiskers. When Bugs says "You make a swell rabbit, Doc!" the whiskers disappear.

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Continuity mistake: In the overheard view of the dog grooming the cat, you can see there is nothing beside them, but in the next shot a blue ribbon suddenly appears.

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Symphony in Slang picture

Continuity mistake: When the young man says "What's cooking?" to St. Peter at the beginning of the short, St. Peter is holding a feather in his right hand. In the next shot, the feather has disappeared.

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Rabbit Fire picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer realises there are no more bullets in his gun, you can see there is a tree behind Bugs. But when we see Bugs in the next shot, the tree has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Bugs takes out the bubble gum, you can see he is holding the gum between two fingers and a thumb. But in a close-up, he is holding the gum at the bottom of the wrapper.

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Putty Tat Trouble picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester and the orange cat take Tweety Pie's nest, you can see the outside of the nest is covered in snow. But when the two cats reach the bottom of the pole, the snow has gone.

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Drip-Along Daffy picture

Continuity mistake: When Nasty Canasta is drinking at the saloon, you can see that he has a hairy torso, but when he sees Porky's toy soldier during his showdown with Daffy at the end of the cartoon, his chest appears clean-shaven.

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Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs the bomb (painted as an apple) from the cockerel, he takes a bite out of it. You can see that when Spike is about to eat it, the eaten part of the bomb is facing his mouth, but in the next shot the eaten part is now facing downwards.

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Ballot Box Bunny picture

Continuity mistake: When Yosemite Sam is doing his speech in the stand at the start of the cartoon, you can see beside him there is a stand with a jug and a glass next to it. But when we see Sam from behind in the next shot, the glass has disappeared.

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Sleepy-Time Tom picture

Continuity mistake: After Tom says goodbye to his friends, he goes to sleep on the window ledge. At this point, you can see it's night time, but when we see him sleeping from inside the house in the next shot, it is daylight outside.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the short, we see a wrestling match on the television and underneath the screen are two knobs; the left knob is between "Light" and "Dark" and the right knob is between "Vert." and "Hor." When the cat wakes up and sees a turkey advert on the television, all the words have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom is throwing dynamite into Jerry's mouse-hole, you can see he is surrounded by sticks of dynamite, but when Muscles marches out of the hole with the dynamite, the sticks have disappeared.

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Daredevil Droopy picture

Continuity mistake: At the start of the shooting the balloons sequence, Spike is about to shoot and you can see the bottom shelf of the prize stand has two polar bears and two dolls. When Spike has finished his round, all of the prizes on the bottom shelf are polar bears.

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Canned Feud picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester discovers that the cupboard door has a lock on it at the end of the cartoon, he is holding a can opener in his right hand, but after we see a close-up of the lock, we return to Sylvester and the can opener has disappeared.

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The Wearing of the Grin picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky Pig arrives at the castle, he appears completely dry. But when he opens the door in the next shot, he is soaking wet, and when we see Porky a few shots later, he is dry again.

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