The Return of the Living Dead

Continuity mistake: Trash's fantasy about being eaten alive comes true when several zombies attack her, taking bites out of her before she drowns in the Trioxin-water mix. When she reanimates, she's now got no bite marks on her.

William Bergquist

Continuity mistake: Towards the beginning when the gang is breaking the door chain and lock to the cemetery, the chain is still hanging inside two door notches after the lock is broke, as soon as the door is pushed and the camera changes view to inside the cemetery, the chain is gone. (00:14:40)

Continuity mistake: When they pull the half female zombie through the window, they lay a large piece of cardboard over it. An instant later, the cardboard is off to the side.

William Bergquist

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Frank is giving Freddy the warehouse tour, Frank mentions and points out wheelchairs that are off camera which is fine but when the headless corpse is trashing the warehouse, the wheelchairs are nowhere to be seen.

William Bergquist

Continuity mistake: Ernie is working on a cadaver when Burt arrives. After they cremate the body parts Burt brought over, there is one more shot where the feet of the cadaver can be seen under the blue sheet on the table. The next time we see the table, it is empty. It is never seen or referred to again.

Continuity mistake: When Freddy pours the popcorn out of the box at the beginning of the movie he sits the box down at an angle with the flaps open. But when he and Frank come back up stairs from the basement the box is back in place and the flaps are closed.


Other mistake: When Trash first comes back to life as a zombie there is a shot of rain falling and smoke swirling. The shot plays forward, then reverses for a second or two before playing forward again. The rain falls up and the smoke reverses direction.

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Zombie: Send more cops.

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Trivia: Not a mistake, just a case of very bad luck that not many realize: In an attempt to escape the infamous "Tar man" zombie, Tina runs up the stairs. She ends up falling through the bad stair, mentioned earlier in the picture. Now think back to the beginning, after Freddy and Frank breathe the gas from the tank. Frank runs over and pukes under the stairs. So, not only is Tina being pursued by a brain hungry zombie, she also takes a high fall, and lands in cold puke.

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