Bird on a Wire

Audio problem: When the cop comes out of the windshield of the SUV the train smashed into, he utters a "Goddamn" dubbed in, his lips not even moving. (00:40:30)


Audio problem: In the scene were Mel and Goldie are in the salon, and she says "I called him sick", you can see that her lip movements are totally wrong. It appears this line was changed as her actual words appear to be "I called him a prick," which is why the flamboyantly gay hairdresser replies with "Oh he is a prick" with such an implying tone.

Factual error: Mel and Goldie ride through Chinatown in Racine WI. Racine does not have a Chinatown and the city is nowhere near as large as they represent it to be.

More mistakes in Bird on a Wire

Marianne Graves: I need a bed. I need a bath. I need a massage. I need a manicure... I need my therapist.

More quotes from Bird on a Wire

Trivia: When the agent pulls from the computer record Richard's file, an alias listed is "David Putnam - Columbia Pictures", employed from 06/04/1973 to 02/01/1975. That's an obvious reference to producer David Puttnam (two Ts), who had a brief stint as head of Columbia Pictures in 1986-87, not making many friends in the then Coca-Cola owned production company. (00:12:50)


More trivia for Bird on a Wire

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.