Continuity mistake: In Fletcher's office, Fletcher is berating his son about a pencil. As he does so, he's fully beside his son at face level. After the camera changes angles, there's a guy in a white suit sitting far enough away that Fletcher could be between them. Another moment later, the man is shoulder to shoulder with Fletcher's son.

Continuity mistake: When George is talking about the station's programming, his hands are below the desk top, out of sight. When the angle changes, his right hand is suddenly at chest height.

Continuity mistake: After the beginner hits the ground, you see one piece of glass hit the ground. Behind George, after the angle change, the is a large amount of broken glass around the body.

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Audio problem: When the guy goes to draw his gun on "Indy" George in the beginning, there is the sound of it coming out of a hardened holster, but the guy didn't have a holster on. The gun was in his belt.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the telethon when they are just about to make 75,000 dollars, Al puts the money in the limo guy's window. Look at the sign showing the dollar amount they are at. It shows 75,000 well in advance of them pulling it down (which happens in the next shot). (01:26:25)

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Trivia: The "Spatula City" sign was placed on a real billboard in Tulsa, OK, for the film, and was left there for several months after shooting was over. According to the DVD commentary, many tourists would exit the freeway like the billboard said, and would drive for long periods of time looking for Spatula City, thinking that it was real.

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Chosen answer: It's making fun of "Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges!" which is an often referenced 'quote' from "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (Actually, the real line is "Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinking badges.", but that's the way people say it.)


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