Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Continuity mistake: After the alleyway scene, the cab jumps on a bridge. The first angle shows that there are no cars next to the woman with the pram, but half a second later, when the angle changes, there's a grey blue car behind. (00:59:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Judge Doom is melting and is just about to die, the wide angle shows he's surround by a very thick cloud of yellow smoke that keeps us from seeing his face, then in the close-up it changes to a very thin smoke that allows to see his face, and then back to the wide angle and the thick smoke again. (01:31:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the weasels make their appearance at Mr. Acme's crime scene their car knocks some boxes off. From one angle they are all scattered next to the front bumper, but when the angle changes they're gone and have moved several feet to the right. (00:31:55)

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Continuity mistake: Roger and Jessica are safe when the spray-machine breaks the brick wall. It then goes through the other side staying on the left side and moving far away from the debris. Angle on Valiant, and when back to the wall the machine has suddenly moved several feet to the right and is crossing the wall again.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Valiant leaves Maroon's office, he goes outside and closes the door behind him all the way. Then a cartoon character passes him. Notice the character opens the door by pushing on it instead of turning the knob? I thought Valiant closed it all the way. (00:08:45)

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Continuity mistake: The number of wood slats on Baby Herman's playpen keeps changing at the start of the film. When his mom says goodbye there are eight slats at the front, and five at the side. When he escapes the playpen there are eight at the side, and when Roger realizes the playpen's empty, there are nine at the side and seven at the front. Additionally, the characteristics of the teddy bear changes, as well as the colors of the balls on the wood slats. (00:00:40)

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Continuity mistake: When the officers are carrying Marvin Acme's gurney away, one of them bumps into a crate of squeaking shoes. As the crate topples over, its lid flips upside down between cuts. (00:30:25)


Continuity mistake: As Roger and Jessica get tied to the hook, Wheezy and Stupid switch places between shots. (01:22:15)


Continuity mistake: At some point during the opening cartoon short, Roger drinks a bottle of Acme chili sauce and flies directly into a wall-mounted ironing board. The ironing board has a handle on its left side - which vanishes between shots. (00:03:10)


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Valiant is in the bar and just learned that his friend has been laid-off he takes a drink but Dolores puts her hand over it. In the next shot she has a shot glass in her hand and a bottle, but when Valiant shows her the check, both the glass and the bottle are gone. (00:12:00)

Joe Campbell

Continuity mistake: When Eddie goes to meet Maroon with his accusations, Maroon is holding a distinctively brass colored gun. When Eddie attacks him, the gun is released by Maroon, and it instantly cuts to a shot of Eddie on top of him, an identical gun in hand. Then when they get up, Eddie tosses the gun aside. When Doom shoots Maroon through the window, Eddie dives for cover and once again the gun is amazingly in his hand. (01:06:20 - 01:07:15)

Continuity mistake: When Eddie gets the camera from Dolores, the way he holds the camera changes in the next shot. (00:12:15)


Factual error: The picture of Eddie and Teddy on the road with dad, supposedly taken in 1906, shows a Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus poster. In 1906, the Ringling Brothers circus and the Barnum & Bailey circus were two separate circuses playing in different parts of the country. They did not combine the two shows until 1919. (00:27:00)

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R.K. Maroon: How much do you know about show business, Mr. Valiant?
Eddie Valiant: Only that there is no business like it, no business I know.
R.K. Maroon: Yeah. And there's no business more expensive. I'm 25 grand over budget on the latest Baby Herman cartoon. You've seen the rabbit blowing his lines. He can't keep his mind on his job. You know why?
Eddie Valiant: One too many refrigerators dropped on his head?
R.K. Maroon: Nah, he's a toon. You can drop anything you want on his head, he'll shake it off. But break his heart, goes to pieces just like you and me.

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Trivia: When the filmmakers sought permission to use the Looney Tunes characters in the film, Warner Brothers only agreed on the condition that Bugs Bunny receive equal screen time with Mickey Mouse.

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Question: When Eddie is fighting Doom at the end he spots a box with a singing sword in it. He whips it out and sure enough, the sword starts singing. My question is, why would there even be a singing sword? Is this a reference to something else?

Carl Missouri

Answer: Valiant also shares his name with Arthurian comic strip hero Prince Valiant, who wields a singing sword, Flamberge.

Chosen answer: One of the legends of Excalibur says that the sword sang when Arthur pulled it from the stone. Bugs Bunny went on a quest for the singing sword in a cartoon once, so there's historical AND cartoon precedence for singing swords.

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Answer: This is also a gag factory where such things like that would be made for cartoons.

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