Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Revealing mistake: When the police cars drive backwards, before they crash and burst, the scene is a repetition of a previous one but reversed.

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Continuity mistake: Nuclear Man crashes through Lacy's ceiling to abduct her, producing a perfect squared hole, with lamps on each side. When he exits, the hole is smaller and with an irregular shape, plus the lamps are further apart than before.

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Continuity mistake: When the Statue of Liberty plummets, the building behind changes style, and also swaps from bronze to concrete.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor steals the strand of hair, Lenny stands inches away from him. A frame later he is in a different position 3 meters away.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the city attack, after Nuclear attacks a bus, a boom mic is reflected on a cab's windshield. (01:10:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Clark sees Lex's building, there's no terrace anywhere, but when he arrives, a huge, wide terrace with an umbrella and plants around suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: Lois visits sick Clark and opens the door wide. When the angle changes the opening is much narrower.

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Continuity mistake: When Lacy acts sexy in her office, Clark is about to enter through her door, but when the angle changes he's 15 meters behind walking towards the door again.

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Continuity mistake: After Nuclear brakes the cab's hood, the opening width of the trunk changes between one frame and another in between angles for no reason whatsoever.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is in Lacy's kitchen watching Lex's message, the billboard underneath changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lands with Lois after flying around, he says "You don't know my name." Right then her bangs swaps from messy and uneven to evenly cut and brushed.

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Continuity mistake: Superman's X-ray vision cooks the raw turkey and then the shot cuts to Superman's face, when it returns to the turkey is perfectly cook and now has a skinny leg on the right side.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lifts Lenny and Lex's car up in the air, Lenny's hand is inside the vehicle, but a frame later it's outside and further back.

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Revealing mistake: During the subway sequence, all of the train stations are always the same Metropolis South.

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Continuity mistake: Nuclear Man breaks through the Daily Planet ceilings but his hair doesn't ruffle, instead it looks much better than when he entered the building. Superman's hair does ruffle and get messy and dirty.

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Continuity mistake: The Russian cosmonaut who says, "Sing at home, Sinatra.", is floating relaxed inside the spaceship, a frame later he is crouched fixing some bolts.

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Continuity mistake: When Lenny and Lex do the genetic experiment, the stuff on the table comes much closer together between the first and second shot.

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Continuity mistake: In the barn Carl looks ahead to see through the walls to check who's coming. His POV shows a cart wheel, but when the angle changes it's been replaced by 4 stables. The wheel is on the far right hand side.

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Lex Luthor: Lenny, I've always considered you the Dutch Elm disease in my family tree.

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Trivia: Near the end of the film, Superman gives a press conference in front of a bluish mirror-glass building which is meant to be the Daily Planet skyscraper in Metropolis (which we all know is New York, sort of). The shot is framed so you can only see the bottom of the building - necessary as it is only about 3 floors high, and is in fact the railway station in Milton keynes, England, about 400 yards from where I work. Even the crowd have a vaguely British look about them - presumably passers-by were recruited and stood there in their own clothes (this would matter less now - Brits look more American than they did in the Eighties).

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Question: Assuming anyone saw this deleted scene on the DVD special features. Why would Lacy even go to Smallville?

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Answer: Lacy had gotten tired of her dad's newspaper, big-city life and decided to move to Smallville because she wanted to experience life at a much slower pace and even decided to live on a farm.

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