Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Corrected entry: When Charlie is walking home from school, just before he reaches the candy store, you can clearly see a "Beavis and Butthead" poster on the wall. The movie is set at least thirty years before the creation of this cartoon.

Correction: Nothing to do with when the movie was set - it was made years before B & B were even thought of (1971). It's actually an old Cadbury chocolate ad on a vending machine.

Corrected entry: Mr. Wonka says he transported the whole Oompa Loompa population to his factory. Then why is it that as the movie progresses, we see no female Oompa Loompas? This could cause a great question to how Charlie will have any workers when he takes over the factory.

Correction: We don't know much about the anatomy of Oompa Loompas, but perhaps they just divide down the center like flatworms and make two new Oompa Loompas. A scary thought, I know, but it's possible.


Corrected entry: Mrs. Teevee refers to the music Wonka plays on the Musical Lock as Rachmaninov. It is actually the beginning of The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart.

Correction: This is a joke rather than a mistake; it is used to highlight the arrogance of Mrs Teevee and the fact she thinks she knows everything (ie. that there is no OompaLoompa land)

Revealing mistake: When Charlie and Grandpa Joe drink the fizzy lifting drink and are floating in the air you can see the hook that is connected to the wire that Charlie is being held up by.

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Willy Wonka: Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted.
Charlie Bucket: What happened?
Willy Wonka: He lived happily ever after.

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Trivia: In the beginning of the movie, when the candy store owner is singing the candy man song, there's a spot towards the end of the song where he lifts up his counter to let all the kids in. Watch the little blonde girl as she gets walloped in the chin by the counter. (00:04:30)

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