Spy Kids

Continuity mistake: When Ms. Gradenko arrives at the safehouse and is showing Juni that the Fooglies are mutated agents, Carmen is standing near the kitchen. When Ms. Gradenko shows Juni what the Fooglies are saying backwards and the shot goes back to Juni, Carmen is standing next to him. (00:36:45)

Continuity mistake: As Gregorio grabs Minion to toss him onto the metal chair in the robotics lab, in the wide shot, the top segment of the chair above the curve is much shorter than in the following shots. During the first sequence of shots the entire metal chair is about 6 inches thick and there is a matching chair directly behind it. However, when Minion says, "Fools!" the chair behind his shoulders is barely an inch thick now! Then in the last shot looking up at his Fooglie head, the chair is thick once again, but there is no chair directly behind it. (01:10:45)

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Deliberate mistake: After Gregorio and Ingrid disappear through the ceiling hole, as robots Carmen and Juni appear, the waterfall painting is visible on the right, as is part of the 'water' and its container below. However, when the robots run up the wall and flip over, the 'water' and container below the painting are gone. (01:13:00)

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Continuity mistake: The amount and positions of the robot children change significantly in consecutive shots, when they file in and then stand in front of Gregorio, Ingrid and the rest, while Lisp and Minion look on. (01:17:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the exterior shot looking in through the puzzle window, the black book behind Floop changes position in a following shot. As Floop counts down, when the men move the tables the large glass pitcher changes position. Then, when Floop says, "One!" the chair with the purple seat is in front of the large chair to Lisp's left, yet when Johnny jumps over Lisp, the purple chair is gone. (00:13:15 - 00:14:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Juni and Carmen arrive at Floop's castle, in the first shot, as their heads pop up out of the water, their hair is completely flat and soaked, yet, in the next shot as they see the Thumb Thumb and all the following shots, their hair is not nearly as wet. (00:59:45)

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Continuity mistake: As Minion is about to turn Gregorio into a Fooglie, he says, "Every weekday morning between 7:30 and 8:00," and Juni's unfolded Fooglie picture lies on the table beside the hat, with the folds visible. In the next close-up as the machine scans the picture, the paper's position differs, note the folds and the hat. (This has nothing to do with the angle of the camera.) (01:05:20)

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Revealing mistake: While Carmen and Juni nick spy goodies in Machete's shop, Carmen picks up a mini laser light saber and turns it on. As she moves it back and forth the reflection is visible in the dome below, but only the handle she holds is actually reflected. (00:56:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Carmen and Juni arrive at the safe house, as they walk towards it the shadow on the front door keeps changing. That shadow should not change as the kids walk closer. (00:27:15)

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Continuity mistake: After the red alert alarm goes off, Uncle Felix grabs the kids' emergency backpacks. When he places them on the table their positions differ greatly in the following shots. (00:20:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: Many times throughout the film, the reflector screen or set lights are reflected in Gregorio's eyeglasses, as well as Juni's sunglasses. (00:09:50 - 00:34:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Juni and Carmen are flying the aircraft to the castle, Carmen slams into her brother and he falls forward onto the flight stick. The flight stick goes forward but the aircraft goes up, not down.

Visible crew/equipment: After Gregorio and Ingrid are captured by robots Carmen and Juni, the real Carmen and Juni face off with them. Carmen grabs robo-Juni and whips out a mini anchor device. In the close-up of her hand as she pushes the button, the wire attached to the top of this small anchor (not the wire under it) is actually visible as it pulls the anchor up, out of the handheld base. (01:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: When the large doors to the grand room open, robot Johnny runs up the corridor towards Lisp and the door to the virtual room as well as its two signs, are at the end of the corridor. Yet when Gregorio and Carmen 'drop in' on Floop's table, the wall with a window is at the end of the corridor. Then when Minion receives the Third Brain from the robots the virtual room doors are visible, however in the following shots the wall with the window is back once again. (00:14:30 - 00:52:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Carmen chases the man with the Third Brain, the large Spanish billboard for the Floop's Fooglies show advertises the "best show for children" to be on channel 36 at 8:00am. When Minion turns Gregorio into a Fooglie, Minion tells him and Ingrid that their kids will still be able to see their father, "Every weekday morning between 7:30 and 8:00." (00:41:15 - 01:05:20)

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Continuity mistake: As Carmen and Juni stand in the shadows and encounter the first Thumb Thumb at the castle, the black oxygen tube on Carmen's shoulder changes position in consecutive shots, as does Juni's position behind Carmen. (01:00:10)

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Continuity mistake: After Carmen and Juni board the Super Guppy boat/sub, the Thumb Thumbs break through the bookcase creating a mess at the secret entrance. When Carmen runs back out to retrieve the locator, in the shot facing Carmen's back as she crawls in the distance, the bookcase/door is intact. (00:22:30)

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Deliberate mistake: When Machete crashes through the puzzle shaped window, in the wide shot it's blatantly obvious that Lisp is a double (who appears in other shots as well), for one thing, in this shot light brown haired Lisp now has black hair! Also in this shot Ms. Gradenko moves off to the left, yet in the next shot she's still beside Lisp. (01:17:10)

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Continuity mistake: Carmen sends the anchor up into the circular puzzle opening above and in the next close-up the anchor attaches itself to the puzzle structure. She then attaches the base of the anchor device on robo-Juni's back and when he goes flying up, the actual puzzle shapes are completely different from the previous close-up. The way the anchor is anchored differs as well. (01:13:45)

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Continuity mistake: The exterior shots of the clothing store Ukressa, that Carmen and Juni fly into, show the storefront and a good portion of the sidewalk to be in shadow, yet in the interior shots as they and the Thumb Thumbs fly in, there is bright sun streaming in through all the windows and doors. (00:42:05)

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Carmen Cortez: Never send an adult to do a kid's job.

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