Flight of the Intruder

Continuity mistake: During the catapult launch for the SAM suppression mission, we can see two Shrike missiles on the right wing pylons. In the next shot, there is only one. At this point they still haven't reached the SAM site so they wouldn't need to fire one. A little later in another shot (right before they switch to active radar) we see two Shrikes again.

Factual error: Glover's shoulder boards at end of movie are for commander, not captain.

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Suggested correction: It's stated he was selected for captain. He is still the rank of commander until he is officially promoted. Being selected doesn't mean he has been promoted yet, no different than being promoted at work. If it's May 1st and you get promoted to a higher position effective July 1st, it doesn't mean you are the title you have been promoted to until you officially begin in that position.

Steve Kozak
More mistakes in Flight of the Intruder

Lt. Jake Grafton: I hear you've been selected early for Captain. They've going to give you your own boat, maybe even a carrier. And I wouldn't be surprised if you made Admiral.
Cdr. Camparelli: Have you ever seen a black man who's an Admiral?
Lt. Jake Grafton: Hey. Third-Generation Mafia, sir.
Cdr. Camparelli: That's right, Mr. Grafton.

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