Superman

Continuity mistake: After Jor-el talks to Von-Dah he places his hands on a man's chest. In the following shot they're on his shoulders.

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Deliberate mistake: Before the school bus crashes, a brown car is seen coming. When the angle changes we still see a brown car but it's a totally different model.

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Continuity mistake: In the gas station, the "closed" sign falls down but appears up in the next shot (you'll find it in the right side of the screen).

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Deliberate mistake: Before Superman traps the black missile, its beam is really big and covers half of the lettering on the side. When Superman is behind, the fire is much smaller and the lettering is visible, allowing us to see Superman.

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Continuity mistake: Perry White shows newspapers with day shots of Superman, but he made his appearance at night.

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Continuity mistake: When the burglar falls from the building, his flashlight is sometimes swinging, but other times it's flat against his body revealing the camera was tilted.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois dies, Superman's face is covered in dirt. When he takes off and flies, it's clean.

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Continuity mistake: When the gas station falls down, watch the right side: A green car with an open hood suddenly gets replaced by a red car.

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Continuity mistake: When the school bus smashes the Golden Gate fence, the aerial shot from the back shows the fence complete, the shot from the front shows it smashed.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois dies, the first time Superman sees her the left side of her face has sand and rocks around her cheek. When the angle changes they are at shoulder level.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman avoids the train from derailing, the wide shot shows his cape fluttering but the close one not.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman moves the school bus away from the void, the wide shot shows a different fence and wreckage, with a long piece of fence missing. The close shot shows a missing space that is slightly bigger than the bus.

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Other mistake: On Perry's office, there's a painted sign on the glass that says "Editors Secretary". Being the Daily Planet such an important paper, and with Perry White so picky on grammar mistakes, someone should've noticed that an apostrophe is missing.

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Audio problem: While flying with Superman, Lois falls down and starts to shout. When he grabs her, her mouth closes slightly and her expression changes, but the loud crying continues.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman saves the wrecked plane, from the outside shots the window has droplets of water, but from the copilot's POV the glass is clean.

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Continuity mistake: The way the word Otisburg is written on Lex's map changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Ms. Teschmaker is watching the Metropolis news, the glass by the TV swaps from being behind the sun-lotion cream to in front of it.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor takes the kryptonite out of the box, from a side view he holds it at waist level, from a front shot he holds it at chest level.

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Continuity mistake: In the wheat field, the clothes inside the cocoon change from being tucked inside a corner to visible.

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Continuity mistake: By the craddle, Jor-El's hands are appart, a frame later they're holding the crystal.

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Lex Luthor: We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.

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Trivia: To get the muscular build required to play Superman Christopher Reeve went on a training regime supervised by David Prowse who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy.

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Question: When Superman went back in time to save Lois, doesn't that mean that the people that he had originally saved are now doomed to die?

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Chosen answer: No. Because the version of him *before* he time-traveled is still out doing those things. The REAL question is, what happens to that Superman, seeing as Lois no longer dies and he has no reason to travel back in time.

JC Fernandez

Answer: There are generally two methods of time travel. Skip vs Slide. When you slide through time, you are in essence rewinding or fast forwarding a tape. Time will accelerate to the desired moment. This method, the traveler will witness the rewind and will only allow one of them to exist. When skipping, you are plucking yourself from the time stream and placing yourself in the desired moment. This method, travel is instantaneous and can allow for multiples of the traveler to exist at once. Superman rewound time. He used the slide method and went directly to Lois after doing so. This means those he previously saved...died after his reversal.

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