Osmosis Jones

Corrected entry: After Rock and Pierce believe they've defeated Fishburne at "The Zit," they return to the third precintct in the lymph nodes. Immediately upon entering his boss's office, Rock asks Brandy a question, but he mistakenly refers to her as Brandy instead of using her character name, Leah. It's easy to notice because Rock even corrects himself in the line of dialogue; "Brandy, I mean, Leah, what are you doing here?"

Correction: If you look at the special features on the DVD, it shows that they improvised the whole movie. And they added in little jokes that weren't in the script, such as this one... it's clear he meant to make this "mistake".

Corrected entry: A little problem with Thrax's plan: viruses, bacteria, etc. don't cause fevers themselves. That's the body's response to kill the parasites.

Correction: A standard infection-caused fever is called hyperthermia - a warming of the body to kill the infection. Thrax is causing hyperpyrexia - a syndrome where the body's normal temperature auroregulation is malfunctioning, exactly what is happening in the film.


Corrected entry: Near the end when Shane gets off the bus to go to her dad, her uncle yells to the teacher "It's ok I'm her niece."

Correction: Her uncle is an idiot. If you watch it again, you'll see he looks quite confused and mutters to himself afterward.

Corrected entry: While waiting to leave the bladder, Drix says that he wasn't designed to fight a virus. Yet Drix is a cold pill. The common cold is a virus.


Correction: He counters symptoms, he doesn't actually attack the cause.

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Corrected entry: After Frank's zit is popped, the "after-effects" (scabbing, etc.) seem to be skipped over, into normal skin again, and the healing process takes days for that to happen.

Correction: Some people and some zits don't scab as bad as others. This could be one of those that doesn't have much after effects.

While the zit scene was done as a gag, there's no sign of a previously popped zit. Even if it wasn't much, there should be something. Plus, in the body we see a hole and Jones says they're going to call for a scab.


Continuity mistake: When Drix freezes the witness from the ship, he says it will take a few days to wear off. Not even a day later it wears off and the witness is back to normal and runs off only to be frozen again later.

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Osmosis: We were so poor, we lived off peanut butter and cellulite sandwiches! You ever try to blow-dry your hair with a fart?
Drix: OK, I get it. You were poor.
Osmosis: You bet I was! You ever try to make a snowman out of toilet paper cling-ons? Now that's poor!
Drix: OK, please, you're going to make me vomit!
Osmosis: Vomit? We couldn't afford no vomit; that's for rich folk.
Drix: Excuse me while I wipe my eyes.
Osmosis: Oh, you wanna talk about wiping?
Drix: No.

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Trivia: Thrax is like Morpheous from the Matrix trilogy. His black coat, black glasses and he is even voiced by Laurence Fishburne. In his end fight with Osmosis there is a very clear Matrix reference (the bullettime effect).

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Question: If Frank got Anthrax by eating the egg in the monkey's mouth, shouldn't that monkey have been dead anyway?

Answer: We are never told that the monkey was sick with the disease. The egg does fall out of the monkeys mouth and onto the ground where the virus could have easily been on the ground and it just happened to come into contact with the egg.

Answer: There are viruses that are specific to humans that will not infect chimpanzees and vice versa. Thrax is species specific to Homo sapiens.

It should be noted that anthrax isn't a virus but a bacterium. Anthrax can spread from infected animals to humans.


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