Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Continuity mistake: The first time we see Maid Marian in the bath, it's full of bubbles. When she stands up, they've all vanished in a matter of seconds.

Continuity mistake: When Blinkin is falling out of his look-out post, he upsets the ladder. But when he hits the ground and is walking around there is no ladder.


Continuity mistake: During the opening, the amount of flame changes on the wide shots of the frontmost house.

Continuity mistake: Marian has her crown straight, close to her forehead, but during her conversation with Robin it falls off and she puts it close to the nape of the neck. A split second afterwards her shadow is seen through the blanket and the crown is back on the forehead (as we confirm when she walks away).

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Continuity mistake: When the horse moves under the balcony for Broomhilda to drop down on, we see the horse standing in the middle of a dirt area. When Broomhilda jumps, the horse moves to its left and Broomhilda lands on the sidewalk, but the horse was not standing on the sidewalk in the first place.

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Continuity mistake: When Maid Marian jumps off of the balcony onto her horse, her dress flies up. When she lands on her horse, however, the dress is around her ankles.

Continuity mistake: When Maid Marian is in the tub singing, her hair style changes as the view of her face does. For example, as she is singing straight into the camera, her curly hair hangs around her face with just a tiny bit pulled back on the sides; when the shot changes to a side view of her singing the hair has been pulled away almost completely from her face.


Continuity mistake: In the scene with the Sheriff of Rottingham and Don Giovanni discussing how to get rid of Robin, just after Don throws something at the guy on his left, the Sheriff leans forward with his arms on the table, then in the very next shot he is sitting back in his chair with his arms nowhere near the table - this happens a couple of times in this scene.

Continuity mistake: During the archery contest, the shots switch back and forth between the action around Robin and the action of the crowd. Several times if you look at the crowd behind Robin, it is not the same as the crowd shots before and after the shot of Robin.

Sol Parker

Continuity mistake: In the archery contest scene, at the point where Marian agrees to marry Rottingham he puts his hand on the balcony and looks up to talk to her. When she looks down, his hand isn't there.

Continuity mistake: When the 'really white boy' is running from the Sheriff of Rottingham he comes through some trees in which rays of the sun are visible. As the sheriff and his men ride through there are more rays. When they leave there are no rays. In the next shot when the boy is talking to Robin the rays are back. Obviously this scene was shot in different order and throughout the day.


Revealing mistake: The paving slab Broomhilda falls onto and supposedly breaks is already broken.

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Robin Hood: For my first order of business, I wish to appoint a new Sheriff of Rottingham. My friend, Achoo.
Achoo: All right.
Crowd: A black sheriff?
Blinkin: He's black?
Achoo: And why not? It worked in Blazing Saddles.

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Trivia: The "magic pill" that Latrine offers the sheriff to save his life from the impalement is a Lifesaver candy (Polos in the UK).

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Question: Right after using the tongue looseners on Robin, the head guard says something in Arabic. Does it actually translate - and if so, what did he say? Or was it just gibberish for amusement's sake? If you don't know the scene, here it is on Youtube: Thanks.

Answer: Gibberish.

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