Best comedy movie mistakes of 1979
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Plot hole: Though there's supposed to be a championship football game taking place near the end of the movie, the stadium is strangely devoid of fans. A meager effort was made to fill some seats, but most of the shots show empty ones. It also looks as if the production crew tried to save money by using only half the stadium lights.Nicki
Continuity mistake: When the buses are loading at the market parking lot, the Chevrolet and GMC buses in the lot turn into Fords and Dodges when they arrive at Camp Northstar.
Deliberate mistake: When George spies on his hedonistic neighbor down the hill with his telescope, the telescope is always level when it actually should have been pointing downward. Same when his neighbor spied on him - his telescope was always level also when it should have pointing upward.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where one of the hall monitors is folding the principal's note into a paper airplane, watch his cigarette. It goes from being in his mouth, to being in his hand and back without him moving it.
Continuity mistake: Doug's 79 Firebird Formula turns into an early 70s Camaro when it gets blown up.