Superman III

Continuity mistake: In the junkyard, when Clark takes the iron lid and gets out of the hole, he leans on his right. In the following shot he is coming out again and repeating the movement.

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Continuity mistake: After evil Superman makes a hole on the side of the oil tanker, he flies away and we get to see a bird's eye view of the ship. But now the hole is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus is falling from the building on his skis the sky changes colour from shot to shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman enters the acid storage room we have a glance at the temperature needle and can see it is way to the right; but the chemist is calm and no alerts are active. Minutes later, before the place explodes, while Superman is freezing the lake, the lights in the room turn red and the chemist freaks out, but the needle is further from the danger zone than it was when we first saw it.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman extinguishes the flame on the toy penguin, it looks brand new, as opposed to the worn out look it had a couple seconds before.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the blind man picks the painting machine, note that there are some water marks on the pavement going to the right. These are not visible in the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: When the penguins are on the floor, a wide shot shows a man picking two of them, each with each hand. The close-up shows his hands empty.

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Continuity mistake: The aerial view of the Grand Canyon shows Ross bending over to prepare his flying vehicle. In the next shot he is up.

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Continuity mistake: The diamond Superman makes by compressing a piece of coal would not be cut into a diamond shape like that, and a diamond made from a piece of coal that size wouldn't be nearly as big as it was.

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Continuity mistake: In Ross's office, when Gus makes the liquor shelve turn around, the way his jacket is done up changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the junkyard fight, the sky colour keeps changing from cloudy to sunny all the time.

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Continuity mistake: From the wide shots, the black stripe on the side of the oil tanker is 12 to 15 meters wide, but on the close-up of evil Superman destroying the tanker shows it's thinned to barely a couple meters wide.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is below the steel lid, the shadow he casts moves around depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is getting drunk, he pours some nuts out onto the bar. When it's a close-up, the nuts are many and close together. Next shot, the nuts are more sparse and scattered.

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Continuity mistake: After the truck falls off the bridge, before Superman arrives a red truck passes by a green one and keeps on to the other end of the bridge. When the angle changes, a split second later, the red truck is now several feet back, not running and parked next to the green truck.

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Continuity mistake: Before Gus gets on the skis his shoes are grey with thick black stripes. When he lands he has plain brown shoes.

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Continuity mistake: In the Olympics ceremony, the file footage shows no people by the final steps to the cauldron. When the shot changes to the modern footage, a lot of people have suddenly appeared there.

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Continuity mistake: When Ross is reading a newspaper in his office, the black paper clips move around between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Evil Superman arrives at the oil tanker, the tower on the deck disappears in the close-up where he opens a hole in the steel.

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy takes the picture of the Stokis, he lifts his finger from the camera and raises his head. In the following angle he repeats every movement.

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Continuity mistake: The toy penguin that catches fire is already burned and damaged, when it's supposed to come brand new from the seller's stall.

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Continuity mistake: When the bucket of yellow paint falls on the old man, he turns around and starts to walk backwards. In the next shot, he is facing forward.

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Continuity mistake: The lid that falls on Clark has a bumpy side. One of the shots shows the lid falling with the bump pointing at Clark's head. For the rest of the shots the bumpy part is on the left side.

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Continuity mistake: When the bus that Clark and Jimmy are on pulls up to the traffic jam, you can see the smoke from the fire is wafting all over the place. When the angle changes when the two climb off the bus, however, the smoke is limited to the distant view.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman arrives at Pisa for the second time, the sky changes from violet to blue.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman is swallowed by the super computer, red acid spills on the computer. Right before the acid breaks the floor, the computer is shown again, completely clean.

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Continuity mistake: In the bar, while bad Superman is destroying the bottles, the way they are placed and the ones that are broken or undamaged keeps changing between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Bad Superman punches Clark and he lands by a car door. In the next shot the door has magically moved on top of him, which makes Clark take it off of him.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is choking bad Superman, his right hand cleans itself after Superman disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lands in Ross's attic, a chair moves to the left between one shot and another.

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Continuity mistake: While bad Superman is in the bar, the whiskey bottle's label faces the window. From the window's point of view there's no label seen.

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Continuity mistake: On the Grand Canyon, when Gus is about to get on the donkey, the first shot shows him several meters ahead of Vera. The next aerial angle shows him very close and parallel to her.

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Continuity mistake: During the credits, a red and white pole with a light on top appears to the right of the crashed green car.

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Continuity mistake: Up in Ross' penthouse, the sky is cloudy and grey. When Gus flies with the skis on, it has changed to a sunny day.

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Continuity mistake: In the wheat field, after Superman brings Ricky, the upper sleeve from the pullover tied around Lana's neck changes size after Superman leaves.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman fixes the oil tanker and touching the oil soaked steel, he waves goodbye to the sailors and his hands are clean.

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Continuity mistake: A thief comes out of the Century Savings Bank, but the money bag he holds reads Metropolis Bank.

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Continuity mistake: From the inside, the sign on Archibald Data Processing has a square thing on top of the first and last letters. From the outside it doesn't.

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Continuity mistake: When the roller-skate girl grabs the trolley, the cups and food on the upper plate fall. A frame later they're all back on.

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Continuity mistake: When the roller-skate girl grabs the trolley. In the close ups she is bending to the front, in the wide ones standing straight.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman struggles to stop being dragged by the computer, there is debris all over the floor. When the computer explodes the debris disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman takes Clark's glasses, he folds one arm of the glasses in. A moment later, that arm is extended, and he folds both arms and crushes them.

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Continuity mistake: When the toy penguin waddles into the smudge pot, its right wing and head catch fire. When Clark sees it, only a small amount of flame is on top of the head.

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Continuity mistake: In the junkyard, when Clark comes out of the container, the hole he produces changes shape depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: Evil Superman is chasing Clark on a conveyor belt and starts to shout and move swiftly as if he was flying. A frame later, from another angle, he is calmed, walking and repeating all previous movements.

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Continuity mistake: When good Clark is on the trash compactor about to be covered in metal parts, he lays on a blue car hood. Depending on the angle the hood is barely rusty or very rusty.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus is biting Ross, his hand rests on Gus's cheek, a frame later it rests on his head.

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Continuity mistake: When Ross is staying late at work, two women are taking their tennis shoes off. When the angle changes, the woman on the left is walking towards her locker and grabbing her tennis shoes again.

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Continuity mistake: Noticeable hand-double during the close-up of Gus unscrewing the fuse: Very dark skin and long fingernails as opposed to Gus's short nails and light-brown coloured hands.

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Continuity mistake: Before Vera is transformed into a robot, her face is covered in thin wires. A frame later they're gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus stays to work extra hours at the office, there are two girls in the background. A paper on the right appears / disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Before the phone booths fall, the street swaps from being in shades to really sunny between one frame and another.

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Continuity mistake: At the bowling alley, when the kids are about to choose Ricky, the kid on the left keeps changing between a tall kid to a small one with a hat on, back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: Gus takes off the fuse off of the computer crying "I did it", then bends his arm towards his chest. A frame later, the arm is extended outside towards Ross.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is trapped inside the bubble, the first shot shows a wrinkled transparent membrane with a huge hole (yes, it is a hole), but a frame later, from a different angle, it has changed to a smoother and a slightly opaque type of membrane.

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Continuity mistake: After Gus places the supercomputer blueprints on Mr. Webster's table, they change positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: The three baddies arrive at the warehouse, turn on the lights, and watch the supercomputer, standing by two power generators. Cut to a panoramic view of the computer and the lights are out and the baddies gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Ricky is laying on the wheat field, the tractor's distance to him increases or decreases randomly.

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Continuity mistake: Position of skis in Ross's penthouse changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Lana is fixing her car, the road is sunny. In the next aerial shot the car casts a huge dark shadow.

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the film, the shape of the cake blob on the man's cap changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the roller-skater pushes the trolley, the amount of cars in the background changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the wheat field scene, Lana wipes her son's bloody bruise with her sweatshirt, but no bloodstains are visible in following shots.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film, Superman exits the photo-booth and a kid points at him. A frame later his arm is down.

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Continuity mistake: At the employment office the way papers are arranged on the counter changes from messy to tidy between shots. Also, the blue stamp behind the red one appears and disappears randomly.

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Continuity mistake: Outside the bar, while the people are watching, Superman raises a glass and drinks a shot of whiskey. A frame later, inside the bar, he is already refilling his glass.

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Continuity mistake: Superman saves a drowning man in a car on the middle of the street, but when he takes off he's in a children's playground (the DVD extras show the playground scene was deleted).

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Continuity mistake: In the bowling alley, right before Clark sneezes, the alley on the left has all its bowls standing. Half a second later there are just 5 standing. No sound of them falling was heard in between these two shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the tablecloth scene, while Ross listens to Gus, the coffee pot located a meter to the right appears right behind Ross between one frame and another.

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Continuity mistake: When having a picnic in the wheat field, Clark and Lana's position to the tree and the car nearby changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After the blind man walks through the painting, the shape of the broken part changes on the angle behind.

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Continuity mistake: In the bowling alley, before Clark sneezes, his hands are covered in talcum powder. A second later he raises his hand to fit his glasses and it's clean.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the bus to Smallvile, the landscape outside is always an empty and vast wheat field. However, from the shots outside, it swaps to a huge factory. This changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: The driver's window in the cop car by the burning factory swaps from rolled up to halfway down between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Before the truck is about to fall off the bridge, the blue car in the water moves from a 5 o'clock direction, to a 3 o'clock depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: At the acid storage room, while the chemist says that the temperature can't rise to much you can see the needle on the background way to the right revealing it's hot. But the next shots of the needle show it on the very left first and rising on the second.

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Continuity mistake: When the green car crashes, it leaves a lot of rubble in front of it. In the wide shot, the street is clean.

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Continuity mistake: Vera stands to turn the TV off in the close shot and a second later, in the aerial shot, she repeats the movement.

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Continuity mistake: The file footage of the torch shows it's burned around the rim. When the shot changes to fiction footage the burning is gone and the metal is spotless.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman fixes the tower of Pisa, the Italian seller turns his head around. The movement cuts to show a new angle but the new movement is totally different to the previous one.

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Continuity mistake: In the end, when Brad jumps on the bed, the wide shot shows him stepping on the right end of the mattress, but the close-up shows him stepping on the left end.

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Continuity mistake: While Jimmy Olsen looses balance on the ladder he holds himself but stays on the ladder. A second later he is already off of the ladder about to fall down.

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Continuity mistake: When the chemicals explodes, the firemen by the chimney fall down twice.

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Continuity mistake: While Superman is grabbing the steel chimney, the worker in the far left is seen hurrying to the right to meet his pals. In the next shot he is repeating the movement again.

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Continuity mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is breaking the chimney, a worker at the far right climbs up twice.

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Continuity mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is grabbing the chimney, a worker in the back with a blue helmet aids a man to climb up. But in one of the shots in between he's seen away from him, doing something totally different. Then in the next shot he is back helping the guy.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is about to tilt the Leaning Tower of Pisa, he places his hand with the thumb up. A frame later it's down.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is visiting Lana and Ricky in the hotel, the stuff on the shelf behind them changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Wood planks appear and disappear behind the rockets in the Grand Canyon.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is fixing the tower of Pisa, the close up of Giorgio, the seller in the back, shows him wearing a white t-shirt, which disappears in the rest of the shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the helicopter releases the yellow strap holding the steel cage, part of it falls over the "W" on the logo. In the next shots it's in a different place.

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Continuity mistake: The second time we see the souvenir seller at the Pisa tower he is standing by the side of his stall. In the next angle he is in a different position and place.

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Continuity mistake: The people from Archibald Data watching the slapstick of the credits change from being 2 on each window panel, to 4 standing very close together in a single window.

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Continuity mistake: During the credits, the amount of water inside the car is inconsistent throughout the scene. The first time it's covering the driver's throat. The second time it's at chest level but the guy's face and hair are totally soaked. Then in the third shot the water's filling the car.

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Continuity mistake: When the green car smashes the fire hydrant, a yellow piece gets tucked underneath. In the following shots it disappears.

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Continuity mistake: The second hole Gus makes with the axe on the laser ball is smaller a second later.

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Continuity mistake: Before Superman fixes the Pisa tower, the Italian seller is seen holding a statue by its base. A frame later he holds it by the side.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is waiting for the steel lid to crush him, he raises his arms up. In the next angle they are down and close to his side.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus takes the tablecloth off, he walks on top of the fallen stuff to talk about Superman, and then the amount of stuff left behind keeps changing between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the sequence where Gus puts the table cloth on as a cape, Lorelei's right arm swaps between being between her legs to being on the side.

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Continuity mistake: The second time Gus smashes the Krypton beam in the cave, some cables come off. In the next shot the cables are gone.

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Continuity mistake: Before Bad Superman drops the bowl of nuts, a coaster is seen behind his left hand. In the following shots it disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When the bus to Smallville pulls over, the red ambulance passes by twice.

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Continuity mistake: A scene shows some peanuts next to some smashed bottles, note the black ashtray. It is at first sideways, then in the next shot it is straight and continues to change position throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: After Clark kills bad Superman he rises and the shot changes. His tie knot is now tilted to the right.

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Continuity mistake: Gus places his hand on the door's frame. A split second later it's on the glass.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus jumps out of the terrace, he has no skis on. When he lands he has them on again.

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Continuity mistake: Amount of snow on the railing changes after Gus flies through with the skis.

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Continuity mistake: When the blind man is walking two men from behind disappear in the close up.

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Continuity mistake: While bad Superman is walking down the street Ricky calls him. From a back shot there's no one behind. From the front, a crowd appears behind the kid.

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Continuity mistake: When Vera turns the TV off, in the aerial shot, the Tv is already off.

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Continuity mistake: In the gym, the way Ross places the white towel around his neck changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is landing Jimmy, a fireman in the back takes his oxygen bottle off twice.

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Continuity mistake: When phone booths fall, they don't knock down a blue bucket; but a frame later, in a close up, it's seen down on the floor.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is trapped in the crunching machine, a blue piece of metal is left out. Two shots later it has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the telephone booths fall, the dog runs away. A second later it's seen back where he was running away again.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus is trying to access the main computer, his reflection shows him bending down. In the next shot he is repeating the movement.

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Continuity mistake: When bad Superman knocks out Clark with a kick on the face, his position on the floor changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman saves Ricky at the wheat field, the rock by his head disappears.

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Continuity mistake: While the blind man is walking his dog, a man in blue jean walks by the left of a tree. There is a brusque cut and the man in jeans is now walking on the right side of the tree.

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Continuity mistake: When bad and good Supermen is going up on the junkyard belt, one shot shows Clark very close to a car, in the next one he has gone down and the car is farther away.

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Continuity mistake: When bad Superman punches Clark, he lands half a meter behind a red car hood. In the following shot the hood is by his side.

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Continuity mistake: When bad Superman is flicking the peanuts, the man by his left stands up and hides at the end of the bar. In the next shot he is seen close to Superman reflected on the glass.

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Continuity mistake: The lady by the bingo trolley leans her head to the right and asks "Can we have the next number?" When the angle changes her head is now leaning the other side.

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Continuity mistake: While in the bus to Smallville, Clark sees the accident on the heliport and there are no cars on the side of the road. From a shot outside it's full of them.

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Continuity mistake: While Mr. White is trying to open the bingo ball, from the side shots the lady is watching the ball. From the front shots she is watching him. This keeps taking place every time angle angles.

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Continuity mistake: The fireman on the right points at the lake and lowers his arm. In the next shot it's up again.

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Continuity mistake: The two firemen pointing at the lake are standing close to each other. In the wider angle they are much farther away.

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Continuity mistake: After Clark Kent smashes cake on a man's face, the amount of cake increases in the close-up, especially on his neck.

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Continuity mistake: When a man tries to pick up the toy penguins, a close shot shows them walking, but on the wide shot they are standing still.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning, when Gus is waiting on the queue of the employment office, the amount of papers by his feet changes between the close shot and the wide one following.

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Continuity mistake: In the employment office, the crushed Coke can jammed between the iron bars changes position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Evil Superman was done melting the mirror in the bar he slowly stood up from the stool to leave the place. The immediate next shot from the sidewalk right outside the bar shows a pedestrian approaching, and as he walks by the establishment Superman can be seen through the window still sitting down at the counter.

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Continuity mistake: When the Olympic marathon runner holds the torch while running on the track toward the stairs, he has a large upper body build. Also, his shirt has a very noticeable logo that is lying right on his sternum. As he climbs the stairs we see him from behind and this is the last of the real footage from the Olympics. The actor holding the torch, that gets blown out, does not climb the stairs near as gracefully as the Olympic athlete. When they show him from the front, not only does he have very little upper body muscle, but his face is nowhere near the same as the athlete in the stock footage.

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Continuity mistake: The location of the staircase leading up to the supercomputer's control console changes. When they first enter the computer, it is at the back of the computer behind a lot of electrical machinery and circuits. When Ross comes down to try and get the screw out of Gus's mouth, the staircase has moved right next to the entrance of the computer (where Vera gets turned into a robot later on).

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Continuity mistake: The firetruck's ladder Jimmy climbs up during the chemical plant fire changes between shots. In the first shot its a white-framed ladder at a pretty shallow angle. The ladder in the second shot changes to a black and orange one which is at a much steeper angle and the rungs are spaced further apart. Also in the second shot he is much closer to the top of the ladder than the first shot, and there is no way he climbed up the ladder that fast.

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Continuity mistake: When Vera is getting sucked into the computer, she has white gloves on. Seconds later, during her robot transformation, there is a full screen close up of her hand without any glove. Then, when Vera emerges from the wreckage of the computer a few minutes later, she has her gloves on again.

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