Wild Wild West

Other mistake: As the tarantula approaches the first small desert town (when Lovelace orders Grant to surrender the government to him), look at the townsfolk. Not one of them pays any attention to the noisy, giant metal spider as it lumbers towards the town. In fact, none of them react at all until the first building explodes. I guess giant spider robots were a common sight in the middle of the 19th century West.

Other mistake: Obviously, the spider needed a crew inside to manage its operation (feeding the boiler pressure going to keep it moving), but after West dispatches them individually, the spider seems to be able to run on its own when West and Gordon head back to Washington at the end of the film.

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Suggested correction: There are still crew operating the spider, you just can't see them. Also, it's possible the thing is mostly automated, might need only 2 or 3 people in total.

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Other mistake: After the water tank collapses, for several seconds there's an angle on West and he is still floating horizontally as if nothing had happened. A couple of seconds later he finally slides downwards.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Jim West is hanging by the rains of the horse you can see the rider's boot as Jim West is telling the horses to back up.

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Capt. James West: Let me tell you something about your beloved art of disguise, Gordon. That night at Fat Can's, it wasn't a difficult task to tell that you weren't a woman.
Artemus Gordon: I was propositioned by three men.

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Trivia: The film underwent costly reshoots to emphasize the humor when test audiences weren't sure if the movie was a comedy.

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Question: Arty tells Rita that he knows her from somewhere. Where did he see or meet her?

Answer: Arti saw Rita at the Saloon earlier in the movie; Arti (as the cross-dressed redheaded woman) shoved Rita out of the line up to be choosen by Gen. McGrath.

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