Police Academy

Revealing mistake: In the scene with the motorcycle riding on its rear tire, skid marks can be seen from previous takes.

RoyT
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Revealing mistake: When the lady is jumping over the fences, you can see that it is a man with make-up and a really ugly wig.

Revealing mistake: The wall that Hooks has trouble climbing over on the assault course flexes as she tries to climb it, indicating that it is really a piece of thin board.

Revealing mistake: When Mahoney first meets Larvelle Jones at the police precinct, Jones demonstrates his vocal imitation skills by simulating machine gun fire. In the shot with the unwitting crowd, look at the police man to the far left talking to the lady with the hat. That officer ducks down a split second before Jones lets loose with his gunfire sound.

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the film, Mahoney is wearing a white shirt with badges on it from the company he works for. When he's being interrogated by Sgt. Reed the shirt remains the same until the last part of the scene. The camera stays on Mahoney and we can see that the badges on the shirt are gone. If you look closely, you will notice that he is even wearing a completely different white shirt, which now looks more scruffy and creased. (00:08:00)

Padzter
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Lieutenant Thaddeus Harris: You make me sick.
Carey Mahoney: Thank you, sir. I make everybody sick.

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Trivia: The man who gets out of his car and shouts at Mahoney and Hightower after they accidentally rear end him is director Hugh Wilson.

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Question: Why did Mahoney get a medal at the end? All he did was run up a building and got himself taken hostage. Hightower deserved his cause he knocked the guy out, saved Harris and Mahoney and defused the situation. Even if it was for bravery or heroism, Mahoney achieved nothing with his actions and shouldn't have been rewarded.

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: Just because you fail in your attempt at heroics doesn't mean you weren't brave as hell for trying. Mahoney knowingly put himself in a very dangerous situation with the sole intent of saving two of his fellow officers. That's bravery.

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