The Program

The Program (1993)

15 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: When Joe, the Heisman candidate quarterback, jumps his Harley off of a dirt cliff, one camera angle is from below as the bike is in the air. The angle clearly shows the bike is different from the Harley he started and finished with. Most noticeable is the fact that the tyres on the stunt bike are knobby enduro tyres, but later when the bike is stopped, you can see the smooth street tyres are back again.

Continuity mistake: When Jefferson is having lunch at the cafeteria after his test, Mack can be seen with food on his fork when he's talking and when the camera pans back he's still talking but there is no food on his fork.


Continuity mistake: When Darnell takes the kickoff during the last game he makes it to the sideline and right before he gets tackled by the kicker, he drops his shoulder a bit and you can see that he's going to hit the kicker at almost helmet to helmet level but when the camera pans back to a wider shot, he's bent down and he hits the kicker at almost hip level.


Continuity mistake: When Darnell takes Autumn ice skating, each time the camera angle changes they are holding each other differently. Happens about 3 times throughout the scene.


Continuity mistake: When Coach Winters is pushing the ball in Jefferson's chest telling him no one other than him better bring the ball to him, he ends his sentence with the ball pressed against Jefferson's chest but when the camera pans back for a wider shot, the ball is on his side and he's now handing it to Jefferson.


Continuity mistake: When Joe gets out of rehab he goes to see Camille at the tennis court. She's standing there with her bike and from the back her gym bag strap crosses her back because it is in front of her, but from the front the gym bag is on her left shoulder only.


Continuity mistake: When they are playing Michigan, Alvin is talking trash to the QB, telling him that he's going to send him to prison. When the camera angle is showing the opposing QB from the front he's calling out the play looking left and right but when the camera is facing Alvin, the QB's head is not even moving, he's just facing straight ahead, even though you still hear him calling out the play, and when the camera goes back to the front of the QB he's still calling out the play and moving his head from left to right.


Continuity mistake: In the final drive of the last game they show a scene of the centre gripping the ball with a white fingerless glove. On the next play they show it again and he has no glove.

Continuity mistake: When Omar Epps falls over trying to leave the Ice rink, he utters the phrase "Nice Form Jefferson" but his lips never move.

Continuity mistake: When Jefferson is returning the punt in the final game, you can see Mack #56 making a block. However, he suffered a career ending injury before this game and is shown at home listening on the radio. (01:43:05)

Continuity mistake: When Darnell runs the ball against Michigan the sun is changing from shot to shot.

Revealing mistake: When Joe drives Camille on his bike, for a brief moment if you look closely a stuntman is driving for him.


Continuity mistake: In the first game vs. Mississippi state, when Mack makes the fumble, the sun changes between shots.


Regent Chairman: This is not a football vocational school. It's an institute for higher learning.
Coach Winters: Yeah, but when was the last time 80,000 people showed up to watch a kid do a damn chemistry experiment? Why don't you stick the bow-tie up your ass?

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