Best comedy movie mistakes of 1977

Smokey and the Bandit picture

Continuity mistake: Sheriff Buford T. Justice gets out of his car and leaves the door open. A few moments later, we see a different shot of the car with the door closed. Then a truck drives by and tears the car door off which is open again.

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The Goodbye Girl picture

Continuity mistake: Richard Dreyfus comes home drunk after his horrible opening night. He stumbles around the living room knocking over furniture, including a table by the window with a typewriter on top. Next time you see the table, it is all together again.

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Slap Shot picture

Continuity mistake: A shot of the chiefs' bench shows Newman on the left and Ontkean on the right. Ontkean says "I can't believe my frigging eyes." Neither can I. The next 2 rapid camera cuts show Ontkean on Newman's left, then on Newman's right again.

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High Anxiety picture

Continuity mistake: There is a scene at an airport where Mel Brooks is approached by a man claiming to be a FBI agent or something like that. In the next shot inside the bathroom you can see the boom microphone from the top of the screen.

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Annie Hall picture

Other mistake: In the end credits, Christopher Walken's name is listed as 'Christopher Wlaken'.

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Jabberwocky picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the Black Knight falls from his horse while attacking Dennis there is a lorry parked in the background.

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Oh, God! picture

Continuity mistake: During the car scene, when God makes it rain, Jerry's hair goes from being dry to wet, repeatedly, depending on the camera angle.

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Thunder and Lightning picture

Factual error: In the scene where a politician is making a televised speech away from the studio, the camera is a vintage RCA black and white TK-12, but the camera monitors in the van are all in colour.

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Fun with Dick and Jane picture

Continuity mistake: When Charlie fires Dick, there is a model rocket on the table which alternates between being upright and laying down.

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Viva Knievel! picture

Continuity mistake: When Evel Knievel goes to the insane asylum to break his buddy Will out of the institution, he crashes through the front door with the Stratocycle, breaking off the airplane-style wings on each side of the bike in the doorway. In the next shot, as he rides down the hall, the wings are still intact.

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Confessions from a Holiday Camp picture

Continuity mistake: After Blackbird has been hit in the face by the custard pie, when she walks toward Tim the amount of pie on her face changes between shots.

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Are You Being Served? The Movie picture

Other mistake: When Mrs Slocombe is having her passport picture taken the images taken are not directly in front of them where the actual photo camera is, rather they are taken from the camera filming off to the side.

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Kentucky Fried Movie picture

Continuity mistake: During the theatre scene, the usher puts a knife to the man's throat, in the next scene however, the man's head has now moved to the right and there was not enough time between shots for this to have occurred.

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Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure picture

Continuity mistake: When Raggedy Ann is helping get the captain out of his snow globe, we see that the ship is small. However, when he finally breaks free, the ship has grown bigger.

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