The Fox and the Hound

Question: How did chief survive getting hit by a train, and falling down, and only ending up with an injured leg?

Answer: He fell into the water so he could have very easily broken his leg on something in the water like a rock.

Question: If the bear died in the fall, assuming the fall did kill it, then how did Tod survive?

Answer: Since we don't really know how he died, he could have drowned and not died on impact. Bear may not have been a strong swimmer or sustained too much injury from the gunshot to swim to the surface. However, in physics, force = mass * acceleration and thus larger creatures will hit the water with greater force than small creatures (as the old cliche goes; the bigger they are, the harder they fall). So it's possible for Bear to die on impact and not Tod because of his larger size.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Tod goes up to Chief saying what big teeth he's got, Chief's teeth are perfectly white. Then later when Chief is chasing Tod, his teeth are a noticeable yellow. (00:22:30 - 00:23:45)

Hamster Premium member

More mistakes in The Fox and the Hound

Adult Copper: I think I did a good job tracking down those varmints for ya.
Chief: Trackin' an' smellin' ain't enough. You gotta think nasty.

More quotes from The Fox and the Hound

Trivia: When Todd and Copper are playing hide-and-seek, look at the bush Todd is hiding in and you can see three berries which form a "Hidden Mickey."

More trivia for The Fox and the Hound

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.