Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Revealing mistake: In the shot where Roger looks out of Eddie's apartment window to see the weasels approaching, you can see how their animations overlap the window sill as they cross the street. (00:40:20)

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Continuity mistake: After Eddie questions what happened with Earl, his friend with a notepad writes "Laid off." But he grips the pad in a different manner between shots. Note the position of his index finger when he shows Eddie the message. (00:11:35)

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Audio problem: When the Toon Patrol shows up at Eddie's door in search of Roger, they start knocking and the door shakes in response, but sometimes no sound can be heard to correspond with the door's movement as they knock. (00:40:45)

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Audio problem: The first thing we can hear as Eddie walks upstairs into the bar is a rack of pool balls being broken. But two seconds later he greets his buddy Harry, and at this point we can see how all of the balls have settled and a player is lined up and prepared to take his shot at the corner pocket. It takes more than two seconds for a rack of pool balls to settle. (00:11:20)

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Audio problem: When one of the bar patrons talks about Earl's two week notice, he says "Put the poor guy on two weeks' notice," but at the point where he says "guy" his lips are forming an altogether different word. (00:11:40)

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Continuity mistake: The driver's side windshield wiper on the Toon Patrol car moves itself to a different position as Eddie and Roger try and make a getaway near the bar. When Eddie looks for a key, only some of the wiper actually makes contact with the windshield, but one shot later the wiper has moved significantly further towards the center. (00:57:25)

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Continuity mistake: After leaving Judge Doom to be flattened by the steamroller, Eddie runs over to the dip machine and turns off the ignition. If you watch as Roger and Jessica are about to be blasted with dip, the stream of dip goes from being on their left side, to right, then back to left again between shots. (01:28:35)

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Continuity mistake: A few seconds after Eddie makes the big turn in Toon Town's tunnel, his right thumb noticeably changes its position on the steering wheel between shots. (01:09:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Eddie first walks into the bar, he approaches Earl - keeled over on a table. Earl is wearing his hat, but one shot later the hat is lying flat on its top so that Eddie can place it back on his head. (00:11:20)

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Continuity mistake: During "Somethin's Cookin'", Roger lands himself in a wall-mounted ironing board. As he emerges seconds later to a barrage of sharp utensils, notice how there's a wall outlet installed just below and to the left, but it wasn't previously there when he flew into the ironing board. (00:03:10)

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end where Greasy laughs himself to death behind the dip machine's wheel, from the point at which he falls out until his ghost appears, the driver's side door window cranks itself halfway open. (01:25:30)

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Continuity mistake: Upon entering Toon Town and crashing into Jessica Rabbit's Packard Eight, Eddie's steering wheel rotates all by itself - as indicated by the spoke positioning itself between his hands all of a sudden. (01:10:35)

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Continuity mistake: As Eddie sits at his desk and starts looking at the second Catalina vacation photo, his hands grip the stack of photos in different locations between shots. (00:26:20)

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Audio problem: In the scene when Eddie goes to give Maroon the fake will, Maroon says "I'm a cartoon maker, not a murder!", when he says "Murder" his lips aren't moving at all. (01:06:35)

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Continuity mistake: After Eddie and Roger spring Benny the Cab from the Toon Patrol's car, the amount of sunlight being cast changes instantly between shots. (00:57:50)

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Continuity mistake: After Roger has a violent reaction to R.K's drink, a decanter bursts open and leaves bourbon all over the blinds. But moments later when Roger crashes through the window and leaves an outline of himself, the blinds are completely dry. (00:24:20)

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Continuity mistake: Eddie's arms change position between shots after Roger drinks the bourbon and collapses face-first onto R.K. Maroon's desk. (00:24:15)

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Continuity mistake: During Donald and Daffy's piano duel at the Ink & Paint Club, the grand piano's lid opens and closes on its own while Donald is performing simultaneously with his hands and tail. (00:16:40)

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Continuity mistake: After saving Toon Town from Judge Doom, Eddie lowers the giant hook and starts untying Jessica and Roger. He throws one rope offscreen and the other just slips from the hook on its own. But in the following shot no rope can be seen on the ground directly below the hook where it should have landed. (01:33:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Judge Doom cracks Greasy in the head with his cane, he lands in a stack of Acme eyeball boxes. Some of the boxes in the background change their positions and locations in alternating shots while Doom is talking about Acme's will. (01:17:10)

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Eddie Valiant: I'm through with taking falls. And bouncing off the walls. Without that gun, I'd have some fun. I'd kick you in the...
[A vase hits Eddie in the head stopping his singing.]
Roger Rabbit: Nose.
Smart Ass: Nose? That don't rhyme with walls.
Eddie Valiant: But this does.
[Kicks Smart Ass in the balls].

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Trivia: When the taxi Jessica and Eddie are in hits the lamppost, she spins around and her dress shifts position. For a couple of frames on the laserdisc version her underwear vanishes, or at least it appears to. Opinion is divided as to whether it's a deliberate move by the animators or just an error in colouring. (https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/who-stripped-jessica-rabbit/). (00:18:15)

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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.

Captain Defenestrator

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

Rob245

Answer: It's likely just meant to be a nonsensical gag. Notice how Eddie and Doom both give the sword a questionable look, like they're also confused as to why such a thing even exists.

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