The Chipmunk Adventure

Continuity mistake: When the Chipmunks are at the outdoor fiesta in Mexico, a heavyset woman jumps into Simon's arms from the horse-drawn rickshaw. But in the following shot, the woman is holding Simon in her arms instead. (00:22:10)

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Continuity mistake: Before "My Mother" when the Chipettes are arguing about what to do with the baby penguin, the ice cooler's hinges disappear in one shot. (00:53:05)

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Continuity mistake: As Dave leaves the airport terminal, he's wearing a light blue shirt and a dark blue jacket. But a few shots later when goes to reach for Alvin's hat on the sidewalk, he's got a pink-sleeved shirt instead. (01:08:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the Chipmunk sacrifice scene, three primitive tribe members stand on top of one another and fall across a large gap in the boardwalk - forming a human bridge for their leader to walk over. But once the leader is almost across, notice how one of the members beneath him has managed to turn around between shots. (01:02:45)

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Continuity mistake: Towards the beginning when Dave is rummaging through his dresser trying to find a tie, he forgets that he's already wearing one which is tied. In the next shot Simon points this out for him (of course he doesn't mention that it's tied, though). But once Dave notices this, he turns around and we can see that his tie is now untied instead. (00:01:45)

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Continuity mistake: At 3:00 A.M. when Alvin and Simon are walking through a cave collecting mushrooms for Theodore, the ropes tied around each of their ankles briefly disappear after Alvin throws down his bowl. (01:00:15)

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Continuity mistake: At the airport after Klaus and Claudia escape with the Chipmunks and Chipettes, Inspector Jamal grabs Dave by the arm and leads him to a cruiser, where a high-speed chase commences. In this scene Dave is wearing a dark blue suit, but for a brief moment when Klaus and Claudia realize they're being tailed, Dave's got a light blue shirt on instead. (01:08:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the three Chipmunks being sacrificed to the alligators, there's one shot during the scene - right before Alvin asks the tribesmen for a last request - where Simon momentarily disappears from the stake he's tied to. (01:01:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Mario walks over to the pool and informs Claudia about a long-distance call, a table with a closed umbrella is visible in the foreground with three red chairs surrounding it. But a few moments later when Klaus is being thrown back and forth around the pool in his deflating armchair, an overhead view of the same table shows only one chair next to it. (00:31:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Klaus signals for the hot air balloons to lift off, Simon is still on the ground reluctant to participate in the race. But soon he catches up to his team's basket and clings to the side right below its sand bags. But just a couple of shots later when Simon remarks "Why didn't I think of that!", all of the sand bags are gone. (00:15:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Brittany and Alvin are first shown playing the hot air balloon arcade game, they're holding its joysticks with their right and left hands, respectively. But in the next shot where the rest of the Chipmunks and Chipettes are shown cheering on, both players are suddenly using their opposite hands to control the balloons. (00:04:20)

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Continuity mistake: During breakfast, the phone rings and Alvin sprints across the kitchen to fetch it. It's just Theodore playing back a doctored recording of Dave meant for Miss Miller to hear. So Alvin hands her the phone and listens nearby. Suddenly Theodore messes up by hitting the reverse button instead, and Miss Miller seems puzzled. In the next shot where Alvin panics, look in the background: now there's no cord hooked up to the phone. (00:12:35)

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Continuity mistake: Right after the flashback scene in "My Mother," Eleanor cradles the baby penguin close to her. Notice how she's sitting beside a pair of bowls. In the next shot she lifts it up towards the sky, but now the bowls have vanished. (00:55:40)

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Continuity mistake: During the full moon sacrifice, Alvin, Simon & Theodore are tied up to stakes and suspended in thin air on a boulder, which seven ropes are fastened to. But down below at a different angle, where alligators are gathering, only six ropes are holding them up now. (01:01:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Alvin leads everybody to a luggage chute in the airport, he's shown wearing a blue backpack - and he appears to have lost it upon reaching the baggage carousel area. After bumping into Klaus and Claudia he manages to get away with the others, but in one of the following shots his backpack suddenly reappears strapped over his shoulders again. (01:06:35)

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Continuity mistake: After Miss Miller narrowly dodges a head-on collision with Klaus and Claudia's Rolls Royce, she kicks open her door and steps out onto the highway shouting, "I hope you have insurance, buster!" In the following shot, Miss Miller walks towards the Rolls Royce - but now her door is suddenly closed. (01:09:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the Chipmunks and Chipettes are singing "The Girls of Rock n' Roll" in Athens, Alvin starts the second verse by grabbing a small 4-string harp from a nearby statue. In the very same shot he begins to strum it like a guitar, but now one of the strings is missing. Just a couple of shots later, Alvin is dancing in front of Simon & Theodore and playing the same harp - only this time it has five strings instead of three. (00:35:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the "Wooly Bully" scene where Alvin, Simon and Theodore are suspended on a boulder jammed with elephant tusks above alligator-infested waters, all of the ropes get torched and they eventually drop down. But when the boulder smashes the head of an unlucky gator below, notice how all of the tusks have disappeared. (01:03:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Jamal and Dave's cruiser is pursuing Klaus and Claudia through the city streets during "Diamond Dolls," you can see that it has a particular sequence of flashing beacon lights up top: a pair of red lights above the driver's side and a pair of blue on the passenger's side. But pretty soon there's a crash at the four way intersection and, once they notice it, each pair of colored lights has switched sides temporarily. (01:08:25)

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Continuity mistake: During the underwater scene, Sisman gets carried away on the shark's back and drops a Theodore doll to the ocean floor, which is soon retrieved by Eleanor. But moments later when she and Jeanette carry Brittany to the surface, the doll is missing. (00:27:05)

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Simon Seville: I can't believe you decieved Miss Miller for a package of Tutti Frutti, Theodore.
Theodore Seville: Two packages.

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