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Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the gunfire exchange scene at Axis Chemicals - from the point at which Joker was pondering an escape on the catwalk until Batman turns around to see the shadow of a police officer closing in on him - notice how the exit bears an altogether different appearance between views. (00:27:35 - 00:29:40)

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Revealing mistake: When Jack falls into the chemical vat it's obvious the vat is quite shallow as he doesn't actually sink into the chemicals but instead just kind of lands and then sits there as liquid splashes out around him. To top it off, the subsequent shot of him disappearing into the chemicals is reversed as several bubbles can be seen 'unpopping' and growing smaller.

Visible crew/equipment: In the museum rescue scene, as Batman lifts Vicki up to ride the Gauntlet/zipline to safety, an extra supporting hand can be seen around her waist as they cruise out of the frame.

Continuity mistake: After asking Joker if he's ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight, Batman throws a right hand punch. However in the following shot Joker is seen getting hit with the left fist instead. (01:54:30)

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Audio problem: When Vicki is kissing the Joker's arm near the end, the sound of her kissing is a fraction of a second off, enough to be noticeable.

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Continuity mistake: When Vicki and Bruce take their plates to finish the supper in the kitchen, Vicki grabs her glass twice.

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: As Vicki waits at the museum cafeteria, you can see "Fluegelheim Museum" is printed on the menu on her table. But when she escapes with Batman, the sign at the front entrance of the building says "Flugelheim Museum". (01:00:30 - 01:07:20)

Continuity mistake: When the Joker is watching the pictures that his henchman gives him, he puts the one with Alexander Knox on the table. Then, he looks at Vicki's picture and there's now another picture on the table.

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: Vicky Vale's first name is V-I-C-K-I in the credits. On the cover of the magazine, it's spelled V-I-C-K-Y.

Visible crew/equipment: When Joker is being lifted by the helicopter at the end the lines from the safety harnesses that attach him to the ladder are briefly visible. (01:57:25)

Continuity mistake: When Batman collects the balloons' cables in his flying vehicle's anterior contraption, he gets 6 or 7 cables caught, but when he closes the scissor-like mechanism, there are only 5 visible cables. Also, when he collects them, they gather at the back of the mechanism, but when he closes it, they are neatly caught in small notches.

Continuity mistake: After electrocuting the guy at the end of the table in the crime-bosses scene, Joker (Jack Nicholson) clearly tries to put the scarf into his chest pocket but fails and lowers his hand while still holding it. But in the next shot the scarf is perfectly in place.

Continuity mistake: Whenever shots show the view looking down on the ground when Batman and Vicky are hanging from the cathedral, it only shows two spotlights shining upwards from the ground. In other shots just showing the upper part of the cathedral, there are three or four beams visible. Also, the movement of the beams from the ground and the ones actually on the actors don't correlate between shots.

Revealing mistake: When the Batjet crashes, if you pay close attention to the scale of the jet, cars and buildings in relation to the scale of the fire and explosions, it is very clear that this scene was created with models.

Continuity mistake: When Batman is first seen at the beginning of the scene at Axis Chemicals, he pulls a thug over a rail and hangs him from it. But when we see Batman standing over the rail, the thug is hanging from a pulley on the ceiling.

Audio problem: Knox is thrown from the hood of Vicki's car into a pile of garbage. He cries "No, no, no." He is obviously dubbed, as his cries continue briefly after he has already landed in the garbage.

Continuity mistake: After rescuing Vicki from the museum, Batman leads Joker's henchmen on a downtown chase with the Batmobile. One car on his tail causes a major pileup at the intersection near Monarch Theatre. A short time later when the unmanned Batmobile is making its way down the street, it passes right through that very same intersection. This time, however, there are no indications that a pileup ever took place just moments before. All mangled vehicles and debris have disappeared. (01:08:20 - 01:12:00)

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Continuity mistake: The background behind Bruce's TV set changes all by itself in the scene where he and Alfred are watching Joker's Smylex commercial. (00:56:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Vicki introduces herself to Knox at Gotham Globe, the newspaper she's reading changes between shots. (00:13:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the joker fires at Batman using his extra long gun, the barrel is straight and solid, yet when he is forcing Vicki up the Cathedral steps, he collapses the gun into a pistol.

The Joker: This town needs an enema!

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Trivia: The Joker says "better make it ten [minutes]", before heading up Gotham Cathedral. Exactly 10 minutes later, the helicopter flies into shot to get him. (01:42:00 - 01:52:00)

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