Best TV audio problems of 1989

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Brush With Greatness - S2-E18

Audio problem: After the donut delivery guy asks Carl why all the donuts are piling up, Carl responds with Lenny's voice.

He's My Brother
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Quest for Pizza - S1-E37

Audio problem: When they are trying to escape Koopa and the little caveman speaks, then Luigi answers him, he has the Princess' voice.

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All Americans - November 6, 1962 - S2-E14

Audio problem: During the speech where Al tells Sam to quit (to force Chewie to play), Sam says he can't quit but his mouth doesn't move for a couple seconds after the words start playing.

Joel Amos Gordon
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Tee Off, Mr. Bean - S1-E17

Audio problem: When Mr. Bean is on the bus and is trying to retrieve the golf ball, he is hitting the ankles of the passengers. When he hits the ankles of the last two women closest to the camera, they go "Ow" yet their mouths don't move. (00:17:15)

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Screech's Woman - S1-E5

Audio problem: When Violet is singing in front of the audience at the final Glee Club performance, her voice does not match her lips.

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Audio problem: In the opening title sequence towards the end, Link says "For you, Princess, anything." After he says this, he instantly opens his mouth again in a continued talking motion. But he is not saying anything. In a cartoon such as this, especially from this era, they wouldn't go through the trouble of animating just a breath after a speaking line, or even just a smile like that. It is extra animation for speaking that is not happening. (00:00:25)

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Problem at Sea - S1-E7

Audio problem: When Hastings is caught off guard by the premature launch of the clay pigeon, he fires a couple of shots in a haste. Fairly obvious that he does not, and the mere sound of it has been added in postproduction. (00:01:40)

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Onna no koi wa snesouyo! Kakutou shintaisou de iza shoubu - S1-E12

Audio problem: In the English dub, after thwarting the plot of the tacks-loaded handshake, the sentence Akane pronounces before getting to the locker room goes too long, so she is talking with the mouth shut (the Japanese original has the phrase entirely offscreen). (00:16:20)

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