Pinocchio

Continuity mistake: When Jiminy Cricket finds Pinocchio playing pool, the 8 on the ball is facing away from Pinocchio. Then when Jiminy hops on it and starts complaining, the 8 is facing towards Pinocchio.

Continuity mistake: Inside the whale, Figaro winds the fishing line with his tail and stares at Gepetto. A shot later the cat has swapped his position 180°. (01:14:42)

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Continuity mistake: When the Coachman takes the kids away the number of kids differs notably between the wide and close-up shot, most notably Pinocchio and Lampwick, who are missing but magically appear in the close-ups (not because of the perspective of the angles, for one can notice an empty space between the Coachman's legs where the kids should be seated).

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy grabs the box of matches they're all stuck inside. A shot later one is standing out and a second one is slightly behind. Then another shot afterwards both matches are parallel to each other. (00:17:26)

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Continuity mistake: Geppetto grabs the pocket watch and places his thumb behind the crown. In the close-up it's on top of the crown. This changes back and forth. (00:10:17)

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Continuity mistake: When Geppetto finishes painting Pinocchio he leaves the brush parallel to the puppet's feet. A shot later it's by his side.

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy sees Pinocchio for the first time, there's a blue vase on the left, next to a green bottle. When Geppetto paints him, the vase has turned to red.

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Continuity mistake: The first time we see Pinocchio a string runs to the left of his leg and his bow tie covers the buttons of his overalls. A shot later the buttons are uncovered and the string has moved to the right, next to his tummy.

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Continuity mistake: When we first see Geppetto's place from the outside, there's a baby doll leaning against a stool. From the inside, it's changed to a Pinocchio doll with a red hat.

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy enters Geppetto's place there are chunks of coal/wood next to a shovel. A shot later they're gone.

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Continuity mistake: Jiminy jumps on a shelf with a blue vase and sings Give a Little Whistle. A shot later a bunch of keys, screws and bolts have suddenly appeared out of nowhere.

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy warms himself up by the fireplace, he looks at the window. The glass design swaps between being one plain glass to being made of irregular parts. (00:04:17)

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy shows us Geppetto's place, there's a toy soldier next to a camel. From the opposite angle the soldier is now a giraffe. Seconds later, after he warms himself up, he looks at the window and there're two giraffes on the left, while the toys on the right are totally different.

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Continuity mistake: Before Cricket arrives, Pinocchio watches the 8 ball. The wide angle shows the painted 8 on the opposite side to where he is, but from Pinocchio's blurry POV angle the 8 has swapped sides and it's in-front of him. note: This mistake has nothing to do with the already listed one about the 8 ball. This one takes place before Cricket arrives.

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Continuity mistake: When we first see Gepetto inside Monstro's belly, he's wearing stockings and shoes. However, when Monstro sneezes and everyone escapes, he's barefoot, but there's no time for him to take them off.

Continuity mistake: Jiminy puts a rock in his pants to act as a balast while they're under water. It makes his pants hang low. In the next shot showing Jiminy, the rock is gone, and his pants are normal again.

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Plot hole: Pinocchio drowns even though he walked along the ocean floor with no trouble just minutes earlier.

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Suggested correction: We don't see what actually happened to Pinocchio at the end, so maybe he didn't drown at all or even just passed out.

It was the impact of Monstro hitting Pinocchio against the cliff face that killed him. He didn't drown.

Factual error: The manner in which Monstro sneezes is indicative of an animal with nostrils. Whales have no nostrils, thus he would have sneezed them out through the blow hole at the top.

Jiminy Cricket: Well... guess he won't need me anymore. What does an actor want with a conscience, anyway?

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Trivia: The film was a major commercial failure because it was released during the Second World War and very few people were going to the cinema.

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