The Blues Brothers

Other mistake: After the state troopers collide with Bob's pickup truck, both vehicles crash into a fire hydrant improbably located alongside a deserted country highway. (01:29:45)

Other mistake: When Elwood breaks the window of the ladies room (using his hat and fist) and they both climb in, it's not until he says "'Scuse us" that anyone starts screaming, even though some women are right near the window. (01:47:18)

Other mistake: The Nazi leader tells a subordinate to get the license plate number of Elwood's car, but the car was long gone before he would have been able to see it.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the church scene, James Brown is shown placing the microphone back on its stand. Then it cuts to a wide shot of James pacing the stage, mic in hand. (00:23:50)

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Police Dispatcher: Use of unnecessary violence in the apprehension of the Blues Brothers HAS been approved.

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Trivia: In every John Landis film, you can see or hear the phrase "See you next Wednesday." In this film, it's the big movie ad sign (starring King Kong) where a police car is hiding behind.

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Question: What tune is being played during the mall scene, and again when Cab Calloway introduces Jake and Elwood on stage? (I've heard it many times before, most recently in promos for the 2004 Major League All-State Game.).

Answer: It's 'Can't Turn You Loose,' often refered to as the Blues Brothers Theme.

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Also done much earlier by Otis Redding.

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