Best animated movie mistakes of 1955
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Continuity mistake: When two cats knock on Elmer's front door pretending to be a widow and her child, another cat pours soap flakes on them, pretending to be snow. In the shots of Elmer at the door, there appear to be no flakes falling.
Continuity mistake: When the gophers are looking at the chest of drawers at the antique shop, the wall is plain but in the next shot there are planks of wood on it.
Continuity mistake: When the man is imitating the frog to the agent in the talent agency, he is initially holding his hat, and then throws his hands up into the air. When his hands come back down, the hat has disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Sam closes the door after escaping the lions, you can see there is nothing under his feet, but in the next shot a doormat has suddenly appeared.
Continuity mistake: When Manuel takes off his sombrero to give to the other mice, you can see he has a straw in his hand, but when we see Manuel in the next shot, the straw is nowhere to be seen.
Continuity mistake: When Hippety Hopper breaks his crate apart on the rocks, you can see there are pieces of crate on the ground, but when we see Hippety in the next shot, the pieces have disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When we first see the book that Bugs is reading at the beginning of the cartoon, there are words on the front cover and spine. In the next shot, the words have gone.
Other mistake: Philip De Guard is the cartoon's layout artist, yet when we see his name in the opening credits, it is spelled "Phillip" instead of the usual "Philip."
Continuity mistake: Before Tom is about to draw a line on the alarm clock on the blueprint, you can see on the left hand side of the clock there is an "A" and an arrow, and on the right hand side is some writing. When Tom draws the line, the "A", arrow and writing have all disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Uncle Pecos breaks his guitar string whilst rehearsing in Jerry's home, he goes up to Tom and pulls off one of his whiskers. The whisker Pecos pulls off is the one on the top left of Tom's face, but when Tom goes to check his face in the mirror a few shots later, the whisker Pecos pulled off is still intact, and the whisker in the bottom right has been pulled.
Continuity mistake: When the Coyote attempts to capture the Road Runner for the first time, he is standing on a bare patch of pavement surrounded by the puddle of glue he is spreading. In the next shot, the Coyote is now standing on glue with no bare patch, and when he realises he is about to be hit by the truck, he is standing on bare pavement in middle of the glue puddle once again.
Continuity mistake: When Calvin Q. Calculus has invented the portable hole, he says "Eureka!" and you can that there is a beaker on the desk, but in the next shot the beaker has disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Bugs is horrified to realise that he was holding a picket sign, the yellow paint on his tail disappears briefly.