Short Circuit

Continuity mistake: When Stephanie shows her ants and rabbits to Number 5, the amount of cats on the shelf behind suddenly increases between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Ben brings a jacket to Newton, who looks at him. A shot later he is looking at the opposite way.

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Continuity mistake: During Frank's second visit to Stephanie's home the stack of pancakes J5 is holding decreases from a load to a few over several shots.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie when the "Red Army" approaches, the tank has his barrel locked in a transportation brace. As soon as the tank fires back, the brace is gone.

Continuity mistake: A cat is ontop af a boiling saucepan in Stephanie's kitchen, yet it seems to be rather comfortable. Brave cat. [It is dry ice in the saucepan, so all animal lovers don't worry.] (00:31:45)

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the film, Howard is talking to a woman and it's lovely and bright and sunny. Yet just a few seconds later we get a shot of the sky and there are lots of black clouds and it starts raining. (00:07:35)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene right after Number 5 almost drives the snack wagon into the lake and the Nova guys are shooting him, you clearly see him get shot in the hydraulic pistons which control his head motions. Yet, in the next scene (in the truck) Number 5 comfortably moves his head.

Visible crew/equipment: When Newton is playing with the robot arm and the piano you can clearly see wires attached to the top of it controlled by the puppeteers.

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Trivia: When NOVA catches up with Johnny and the army-men are firing on him, listen to the noise that is made when Johnny fires his laser. It's EXACTLY the same noise as used in Ghostbusters when they fire up their proton packs. Were Ghostbusters' packs made by NOVA?

Dave Woollin
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Question: At the end, Stephanie, Newton and Johnny Five are all driving to Montana. What about Stephanie's animals and all her things at her house?

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Answer: Driving from Central Oregon to Montana only takes about 12 hours. They could drop off Number 5 and be back to move Stephanie and Newton out of their houses within a day or two.

LorgSkyegon

Answer: They were not driving to Montana, they were in the country driving back to the city, while they discussed Stephanie's animals and responsibilities.

Newton said that a relative left him several acres in Montana. Since they were already in a huge van, they could just stop by Stephanie's place and pick them up.

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