Corrected entry: When the Dude is at Jackie Treehorn's house, it's nighttime. It's still dark out when he's shown running down the street as he awakens from his fever dream and is picked up in the cop car. When he arrives in the police chief's office, it's daylight outside the window, and possibly the sun has recently risen, or he spent some time in the drunk tank first, who knows. But then when he's taking a cab home, in the scene with the cabbie who kicks him out for complaining about the Eagles, it's already nighttime again.
Corrected entry: In the scene where The Dude is driving while smoking a joint he notices someone following him in a blue VW beetle. He then takes a right turn to see if the beetle continues to follow. The shot where he is looking in the rear view mirror to watch the car turn shows the beetle turning left onto the street The Dude has just turned on instead of right. (01:05:25 - 01:05:55)arby
Corrected entry: Maude doesn't leave her phone number on the Dude's answering machine when she tells him she took the rug.
Corrected entry: Donnie bowls a nine in his final frame then sits down for a while. He should have tried to pick up the spare.
Corrected entry: Right before the Dude is taken into the Malibu Police Department, the cop car pulling up behind him is, at the oldest, a 1992 Ford Crown Victoria, which would not be available during the film's late 1990 setting.
Corrected entry: At the beginning, when the Dude is getting pushed into the bathroom by Jackie Treehorn's goon, right before the Dude gets his head dunked into the toilet, you can see that his hair is already wet.
Corrected entry: The last time we see "Donnie" bowl, instead of rolling a strike he knocks down only 9 pins. He then sits down and doesnt bother to go for the spare. Why? I doubt it's because he threw a gutterball to start.
Corrected entry: When the Dude gets tossed into Lebowski's limosine, his white russian mysteriously fills back up after being half empty. (00:49:45)
Corrected entry: When Walter and the Dude are leaving the bowling ally when the cops are coming, we see the dog trailing behind Walter. He never puts the dog in the car or the carrying case before he and the Dude pull out.
Corrected entry: Walter is twenty minutes late for a league game against Smokey's team. Before he ever gets up to roll, he has pulled a gun on Smokey and The Dude states that they're calling the cops. In the next scene, Walter and The Dude get into his car as the LAPD arrives. How fast did Walter bowl ten frames? How slow is the LAPD?
Continuity mistake: When the Dude is in Jackie Treehorn's estate, he pencils over a pad of paper to see what Jackie wrote down while he was on the phone. He then hurriedly crumples up the piece of paper and shoves it in his wallet. Then, when we see the Chief of Police of Malibu looking through the contents of The Dude's wallet, the paper is there, neatly folded in fourths.
Trivia: At the beginning of the movie, when The Dude is writing a check for the cream at the grocery, look at the date on the check. Sept 11, 1991. A few seconds later we see George Bush Sr. talking about Iraq. So here we have a scene containing Sept. 11th, George Bush and references to the Middle East in a movie that takes place in 1991. (00:03:00)esiegel76
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