Finding Dory
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Continuity mistake: When Dory reads the word "Destiny" on the white bucket, its handle is attached over the letter "t", but when Dory forces the glass carafe to tip over, now the handle is attached over the letter "e."

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Continuity mistake: After Dory reads the wall map while she's in the glass carafe, when Hank hides behind the rolling cabinet there's a long shot of the corridor with him at the far wall, then in the next shot from behind Hank a drinking fountain has suddenly appeared on the wall to the left between two pictures.

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Continuity mistake: When Carol, the MLI employee, is first seen carrying the white bucket in the corridor and also when Carol thinks she located Hank, the bucket has absolutely no writing on it where the handle's attached on both sides, but when Dory looks down at the bucket suddenly "Destiny" is written on it.

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Continuity mistake: When Dory and Hank are in the stroller trying to get to the Open Ocean exhibit, Hank steers the stroller right into a girl wearing a striped top and holding a cup of popcorn, but a few shots later that same girl is now wearing a light pink top when she's on her knees with the spilled popcorn.

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Continuity mistake: While Hank camouflages himself as part of the yellow banister, Carol, the MLI employee, walks down the stairs with the bucket, and when she sets it down the handle falls to the side of the bucket facing away from Dory toward the staircase, but in the next shot the handle is facing the opposite way. Additionally, the bucket's distance from the floor's black-yellow caution stripes decreases between these two shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Dory, Marlin, and Nemo first set out to find Dory's parents, they encounter the large squid. The distance between the squid and the trio of fish changes when the squid first appears, to when they start swimming away.



Factual error: At the start we see some neon tetra in the background. Tetra are fresh water fish. Not saltwater. (00:05:00)

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Factual error: When the bucket launches, Marlin and Nemo fly into a small plastic tank with a toy fish. The tank was filled with freshwater, which means Marlin and Nemo would have died in there before they had a chance to get out.


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Suggested correction: Salt water fish will die after a while if left in fresh water, but it takes between hours and days depending on the fish. In fact a common method to kill some parasites is to place the salt water fish in fresh water for a few minutes (it is not recommended to do it for more than 10 minutes). Marlin and Nemo were not in the tank for very long so would not have died, and probably would not have shown any adverse symptoms.


Continuity mistake: At the end, the truck jumps off the cliff into the sea. We see the truck flip over 90° so the trailer doors are starting to face forwards and the cab faces back, upside down. Camera changes and the truck has gone back to being right way up, and not rotated nearly as much.

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Continuity mistake: When Nemo approaches the sea lions he is in front from the rear angle. From the front he is behind his dad. (00:24:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Dory is captured by the MLI boat, we see a wide shot of the sea and there is no boat, then it suddenly appears to catch Dory. (00:12:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Dory is at the school at the start, there is a bug eyed fish that is by Nemo in the back shot and by another fish in the front shot. (00:09:10)

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Marlin: Tooooootally sick!
Crush: Isn't it great?
Marlin: NO! I'm gonna be totally sick.

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Trivia: The first time we see Hank the octopus, he is pulling Dory's tank toward him. If you look at the wall just before he does this a picture of Darla, the villain from 'Finding Nemo'.

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Question: In the list of the cast at the end credits, one of the role names is "Chickenfish" which I don't remember at all. Please just tell me when this fish appears in the film? I have no idea what it looks like.

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Chosen answer: Kathy "Chickenfish" is a reoccurring, although minor character. She was in Finding Nemo as well. She's blue and green with spots and has buck teeth. She was concerned about Mr. Ray coming back from migration. (In Finding Nemo she was the one who said "Oh, my gosh! Nemo's swimming out to sea!").


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