Best comedy movie mistakes of 1996

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Continuity mistake: When Uma Thurman visits the radio station for the first time, she asks Janeane Garofalo if she can sit down by the microphone. As she's standing in front of the desk she's wearing a cardigan with a handbag over her shoulder. When she turns round to say "you promise not to laugh?", the cardigan and bag have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie he is not taken onto the hockey team. After he is hustling at the driving range he goes to toughen up. As he is toughening up, Chubbs unplugs the machine. The kid tries it, but he never plugged it back in and the machine still manages to work.

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Continuity mistake: When Sonic and Tails are fighting metal Robotnik, he shoots glue at Tail's tail. Tails says he can't fly to help Sonic, but when he gets the piece of concrete to surf across the water on you can see that his tails are not glued together.

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Revealing mistake: When the nanny comes home with the tags, they call Jewel to get hers first. Jewel has a penis.

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Visible crew/equipment: At the beginning when Jon Favreau is on the phone in his flat you can see the cameraman reflected in the window directly in front of him.

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Revealing mistake: When Matilda telepathically makes the TV explode, you can see what looks like parts of an explosive hidden behind the screen.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Claudia Karvan and someone else are sitting on stairs outside her flat talking you can clearly see the microphones at the top of the screen.

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Continuity mistake: When they are in the Whitehouse, and Beavis has turned into Cornholio, he picks up the "Red" hotline phone on the President's desk, and is talking to the nuclear bomb officials. Later, when they are in the President's office again, getting their certificates, there is now a black phone on the desk, where the red one was.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie when Ashtray is knocking at his father's door, his father answers the door with a chocolate bar that already has a bite taken out of it. When his father lets him and closes the door, the chocolate bar is still wrapped.

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Visible crew/equipment: At the party towards the end, Sherman leaves and Carla comes after him. As she runs toward him, the battery pack slides down her leg.

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Continuity mistake: As paramedics inflate Jordan's assistant Stan Podolak following his lone bucket, the scoreboard shows the Monstars ahead 77-67 with 10 seconds remaining. Yet following his treatment and the surprise entrance of Bill Murray, the score has changed to 77-76 with no time having elapsed.

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Continuity mistake: When the three ladies are singing 'You Don't Own Me', they stand up and put their coats on. In the back shot, Goldie Hawn's hand gets caught in Diane Keaton's coat sash, but next front shot Goldie's hand is suddenly free.

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Continuity mistake: Ishmael (Randy Quaid) clearly has a tattoo of a four leaf clover on his chest when he is rescued from the strip club, well before they even make it to Reno, where he allegedly gets the tattoo.

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Deliberate mistake: In the towel-dance scene after Demi has put on her white panties and spins off the towel from her hair she starts to rip off her body towel. Then in the next frame the towel is again tucked in. Apparently they didn't want Demi topless when she leaned over to slip on her blue shorts.

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Fled (1996)

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Continuity mistake: After he met the woman who helps them, Stephen Baldwin is wearing a shirt over his shoulders. In the very next cut, it is missing, but it reappears in the next cut.

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Continuity mistake: After the first bash brother "strips" in the penalty box, the next time you see him (5 min later) you see him with all his pads on and everything. They never refer to the fact that he threw his pads into the crowd.

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Jack (1996)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack is in his new classroom for the first time, he sits at a metal desk. He falls with the desk when he tries to reach his book bag, which is sitting next to a broken wooden desk. Next, he sits in the same - miraculously whole - wooden desk, then proceeds to break it to smithereens.

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Revealing mistake: Watch the scene where they're headbanging and the tape keeps going out. You can see where they splice the scene in because the trees change in the background instantly.

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Continuity mistake: The morning after the party at Steven's, Chip is at Steven's house making eggs for them, watch closely as Chip eats. While they are talking about Heather being a prostitute, Chip repeatedly loses the eggs off his fork, but continues to put the fork in his mouth, and makes a sound like he is actually eating the eggs. He does it about 4 or 5 times during their whole conversation.

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Factual error: When the plane is taking off while the animals are on the runway they duck down hoping it will stop and it becomes airborne shortly before hitting them. In actuality they should have been blown backwards from the jets like ragdolls.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene at the end of the movie when they're in the bar in Mexico, and Archie starts a fight, when you see the dog start to snarl, you can see two hands holding on to the dog's back legs.

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Other mistake: When the general passes the clipboard to the President to sign the nuclear release, the clipboard is actually upside-down.

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Continuity mistake: Jamie steals a gay magazine at a newsagent. Before he pinches a copy, there are three copies on the shelves. When he pinches it the number of copies on the shelf indeed changes from three into two, but when he leaves the shop, lo and behold, there are three copies on the shelf again.

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Factual error: When the submarine rises in the waters of Norfolk and you see Norfolk in the background, there is one blatant problem. There are NO mountains in Norfolk. Most of Norfolk, Virginia, is below sea level.

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Factual error: When Howard is running after the bouncy ball he is on the second floor of the Mall of America, however, you see him run through the LEGO store which is located on the lowest floor of the Mall of America, which is impossible if he was on the second floor before.

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end, Danny Aiello fires at James Spader, and we see a brief close-up of the door frame being hit - there are two bullet holes seen in the door - one above and just to the left of the other. Then we cut away, and when we cut back and see James Spader looking around the door frame, there's just one bullet hole.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Pauly Shore and Stephen Baldwin's girlfriends arrive right after Baldwin is smacked in the face with the encyclopedia, Baldwin is shown lying on the ground directly above his face, and off to the side. When the camera is off to the side, his braids are in his face, but when they are directly above him, his braids have been brushed away.

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Continuity mistake: When Michael Keaton is talking to his wife he picks up Froot Loops, then a second later he picks up Cheerios.

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Continuity mistake: When the former owner of the studio is asking for money, the boom mic is clearly visible throughout the entire scene above the heads of the two actors.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Graboid is pulling the truck you can see that there is a gunrack and a gun in it. Right before they are about to hit the rock you can see that the gun falls off of the gunrack. The gun goes on and off the rack between the following shots.

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