Shallow Hal

Revealing mistake: When the "real" Ralph is first shown at the Peace Corp office, he has an unattractive and nerdy appearance/voice. When arriving at Rosemary's party in the car, when saying "Amen to that", he suddenly looks fairly attractive and his voice sounds less nerdy. Then when saying "Good luck Hal", his voice becomes nerdy again.

Continuity mistake: After Mauricio hits his head after explaining to Hal about being beat up in gym class, some of his shake-on hair becomes dislodged, leaving five or so bald spots on the back of his head. In the very next shot from the back, the bald spots are filled in again.

jerimiah

Continuity mistake: In the scene with Hal and Mauricio in the bar, they both have a beer. In the shot where Hal asks if things are okay between Mauricio and his girlfriend, Hal takes a drink from his beer and Mauricio is holding his beer down by his chest. In the next shot Hal is suddenly not drinking his beer anymore and it is out of sight and now Mauricio's beer is by his mouth. (00:06:55)

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Audio problem: In the restaurant, when Hal is standing at the hostess table asking about the booth before Mauricio calls on his cell phone, you can see the hostess' reflection in the small mirror or window next to her and the movements do not match. The mouth in the reflection opens to say yes before she does.

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Trivia: One of Hal's two co-worker confidants (the middle aged bald man) is his "Tenacious D" band mate KG.

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Question: In the scene where Hal, Rosemary, the cripled friend, and Nurse "Sourpuss" go out of town, Hal and his friend got to buy snacks leaving Rosemary and "Sourpuss" to talk. There is a scene where thy cut to the front of the car and Nurse "Sourpuss" is now good looking. So is that her real look and Hal only sees her as old and ugly?

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Chosen answer: Yes. Just as Hal sees many unattractive and/or overweight women to be thin and beautiful due to their true personalities, he sees Nurse "Sourpuss" - who is a beautiful woman - to be old and ugly due to hers.

Jeff Swanson

Answer: At that point Hal and his friend had already turned their backs and went to the store so Hal was not even looking at her.

Answer: I thought maybe Hal's outlook was rubbing off on Rosemary and Rosemary was seeing that less than attractive woman as pretty.

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