Monsters, Inc.
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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film, we see Sully asleep in his bed and the alarm clock/radio on a bedside cabinet to the right. Later, when Boo climbs into Sully's bed, the clock/radio isn't there anymore. (00:04:50 - 00:32:30)

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Suggested correction: Sully may have unplugged the alarm clock and put it somewhere else, especially when there's a "dangerous" child in his home, and he wouldn't want his things to get contaminated.

This correction is a stretch. If he doesn't want his things contaminated, why not remove the pictures and lamps? Why let her sleep in his bed with his blankets?

Bishop73
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Other mistake: In the scaring simulation room, the alphabet wallpaper border at the top of the wall has the "J" written backwards.

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Suggested correction: The walls of the room also have nonsensical drawings like a giraffe with two heads. The implication is that the monsters designing the room didn't entirely know what kids would actually have in rooms (like they didn't know that giraffes don't actually have two heads). So they thought that humans have the J backwards.

Whether or not the backwards J was intentional or as a joke, it would still seem unreasonable for the monsters to get it wrong when you see they got the pictures for each letter seen correct "jaguar", "kangaroo "pig", "quail", "rhino." I would at the very least call it a character mistake.

Bishop73

As the original correction said, it's just an example of the monsters not understanding the human world. Not a mistake.

Jason Hoffman

Yet they know the alphabet? I doubt it.

lionhead

Continuity mistake: When Mike, Sulley and Boo are walking to the Scare Floor after leaving the locker room, Mike's feet and legs are soaking wet. His feet are suddenly dry by the time they reach the Scare Floor. (00:38:45)

Casual Person
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Suggested correction: You can see the wet footprints gradually becoming less wet as he walks, until they leave no water footprints.

Yes the soles of his feet were dry, not the entire foot though.

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Audio problem: When Mike and Sulley walk through Monstropolis, Mike goes to his car. An automatic unlocking sound from the car, but the keys Mike is shown holding appear to be the keys one would use to manually unlock the door. (00:07:20)

Casual Person
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Suggested correction: Monstropolis is shown to have many things that operate differently from the real world. It isn't such a stretch to consider that car keys work differently as well.

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Other mistake: Near the end of the film, when the identity of 0001 of the CDA is revealed, number 0112 is shown both standing next to 0001 as Roz enters the room and behind Sully and Mike on the opposite side of the room. (01:16:45)

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Henry J. Waternoose: Kids these days. They just don't get scared like they used to.

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Trivia: Boo's real name is Mary, the same as the young girl, Mary Gibbs, who voices Boo. This is only just visible on one of the drawings Boo makes in Mike and Sulley's apartment.

Kara
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Question: Why does Sully get surprised at the end of the movie when he sees Boo?

Answer: He's not as much surprised as he is pleased to see her. She's going to be a little older than when he last saw her because it took Mike so long to rebuild the door. So if he's surprised, it may be at how much she's grown in that time period.

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