Continuity mistake: During the "Limbo Rock" segment, the scene changes from shots of the council members dancing at Tilted Acres to Penny and Tracey's parents watching it on TV. The queue of the council members waiting in line to go under the pole changes between shots.


Continuity mistake: When Amber and Link first drive up to Amber's home, there are two young twin boys walking past the car. It then cuts to a close up and we see the same twins walk past again.


Continuity mistake: During the "Shake A Tail Feather" dance, the non-council members in the background are dancing along in close-up shots, but just watching in the long shots.

Factual error: Although the film is set in 1962, it uses the song "You Don't Own Me" which wasn't released until 1963 (and didn't become a big hit until 1964).

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