Varsity Blues

Continuity mistake: In the whipped cream bikini scene, when Mox pulls back from kissing the cheerleader he has whipped cream on his shirt. In the next shot it's not there.

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Continuity mistake: When Tweeder is puling up to Mox at the convenient store he has 3 girls in the car with him. if you look closely when he is driving down the street there is only a driver and no girls in the car.

9

Continuity mistake: When Billy Bob is holding a camera when tweeter is about to hit the guy from the class of 1980, if you look towards the right, you see that Coke and Sprite cans are on opposite sides of the table. After the guy from the class of 1980 gets hit and the camera goes back to Billy Bob, you see that both of the cans are together and are on the other side of the table.

6

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Mox comes downstairs and is talking to his father at the breakfast table his Father has his tie over his shoulder, then the little brother comes in the room and knocks the tie off his shoulder, then the camera goes back and forth and the tie is on shoulder, then off the shoulder. (00:03:36)

6

Continuity mistake: In the closing game, the score of the game is 17-7 but when Moxon is coming to the line, the score on the scoreboard is 14-7.

6

Continuity mistake: In the last game during halftime the team rebels against coach Kilmer (Jon Voight) and leave. This leaves Lance to be the head coach, but what about the other coaches? They didn't leave with Kilmer - where did they go?

6

Continuity mistake: When Lance gets tackled and tears up his knee his shoulder pad is sticking out of his shirt at one point then it is back in then back out again.

4

Continuity mistake: In the seen where Mox runs the "oopty-oop" in practice, Coach Kilmer comes out and starts yelling at Mox. Kilmer grabs Mox's face mask. His hand moves from holding the top to holding the bottom and back to the top again.

3

Continuity mistake: After the first completion to Tweeder the scoreboard says the ball is on the 38 yard line. An incomplete pass is the next play and all of a sudden they are on the 20 yard line. (00:10:55 - 00:11:45)

Joel Gordon
2

Continuity mistake: The announcer says that Moxon just had a 40 yard scramble when playing the Broncos. It cuts to the scoreboard and the ball was only on the 20 yard line. (00:44:25)

Joel Gordon
3

Continuity mistake: In the practice where Mox runs the "oopdy oop" Tweeder is thrown a pass right before Mox takes the field. If you look closely he drops the pass as he is falling.

2

Continuity mistake: In the first "Oopdy Oop" play in the game it has Moxon looking to his left, then cuts and he immediately throws right without ever turning. (01:32:10)

Joel Gordon
2

Continuity mistake: In the game against the Wildcats, the first shot is of the team on the 45 yard line. He rolls back about 10 yards and gets sacked. The next shot is of the scoreboard and it says the ball is on the 15, when it should be on the 35. (01:04:00)

Joel Gordon
2

Continuity mistake: When Lance gets hurt, the guy who tackled him is partly laying on him, but in the next shot he's not on him at all. (00:29:50)

Joel Gordon

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Lance is walking out of his house, a wide shot shows the screen door is shut. When it cuts to him he's walking out from inside the house and the screen door is already open. (00:04:35)

Joel Gordon

Continuity mistake: When the coach is yelling at Moxon and he's grabbed him by the facemask, he has an overhand grip in one shot and an underhand grip the next. (00:20:30)

Joel Gordon
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Continuity mistake: When Tweeder says he's going to have carnal knowledge of Billy Bob's pig, he has his arm on BB's shoulder so that BB's number was behind his arm. It switches shots and the numbers are in front of Tweeder's arm. (00:05:50)

Joel Gordon

Continuity mistake: When Tweeder blocks the punt against Gilroy, it shows him running and putting his arms up in one shot. In the next he's in mid-air. (01:35:10)

Joel Gordon

Continuity mistake: In the shots at the beginning when driving to school Lance and Tweeder switch positions many times. First Lance is in the rear driver's side corner and Tweeder is in the front passenger's side corner. Then Lance is in the same corner and Tweeder is in the rear passenger's side corner. Then in the final shot Tweeder and Lance have switched corners. (00:06:00)

Joel Gordon

Continuity mistake: When the cop car pulls up on Moxon (with Tweeder driving) it says "West Canaan Sheriff," a local law officer. The next day the cop in the restaurant says "They stole a state trooper car" which is a totally different law organization. (00:40:15 - 00:42:35)

Joel Gordon

Factual error: Right after Lance gets hurt and Mox replaces him Mox's first play is a 40 yard pass for a first down after which everyone starts yelling he needs to stop the clock and the camera shows the clock moving. The problem is that in high school football the clock stops on first downs while they reset the chains so the clock should have stopped running until the first down markers were moved and the ref set the ball.

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Trivia: Darcy's whipped-cream "bikini" was actually made out of shaving cream because it held up better than whipped cream.

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Question: Can someone tell me why Ms. Davis is a stripper? She surely makes enough as a teacher so why is she a stripper?

Rob245

Answer: Actually, in the United States public school teachers do not make very much money. While it is unusual for a school teacher to be an exotic dancer (doing so would jeopardize your teaching job were it discovered), it is not uncommon for teachers to have a second job to help pay bills. Exotic dancers typically work nights and can make a good amount of money in tips, so it would be a good second job for a teacher provided you can keep it secret.

BaconIsMyBFF

Thank you but I must disagree. I've read a book by Ann Coulter about teacher earnings, teacher awards, some were caught shopping at fine retailers during school hours, one social studies teacher who made around $42,000 a year had called in sick several times to pursue a career in pro wrestling.

Rob245

Well, I'm a public school teacher of 20+ years, and many of my colleagues, including myself, have to work additional jobs in order to make ends meet, be it tutoring, working part time jobs, or working full time in the summer. This varies from district to district and with personal situations, of course, but teaching is hardly a job for people who like to 'shop at fine retailers.' Not that I'm accusing Ms. Coulter of having a political agenda and trying to claim that those odd examples are the norm.

Brian Katcher

Define "enough money"? Some cherry picked examples don't make a universal truth, and you say yourself that one teacher earning 42k had a second job. If you've got multiple children to feed or high rent or high medical bills or a parent to care for even a large salary isn't always enough. A book by a famously controversial (read: biased and hated) author doesn't mean people aren't allowed to have second jobs for whatever reason they deem fit.

Depends on the state. In 2018, schools in Oklahoma were shortened to a 4-day week so some teachers could get second jobs at Walmart to help make ends meet.

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