A Bug's Life

Corrected entry: This may seem like nitpicking, but the drunk mosquito that Flik approaches which drinks a round of blood is a male, when, in reality, only female mosquitos suck blood. Males actually consume flower nectar, like many other insects.

Correction: Really? Just because it looks like a male doesn't mean it's a male. Frances the Ladybug looks like a female, but he's male.

Correction: There's a difference between sucking blood and drinking blood like it's alcohol for a gag. In reality, bugs don't hang out in bars and perform in circuses for other bugs to watch. In real life, the male mosquito's proboscis isn't strong enough to pierce skin, but here, there is no skin to pierce, so the male can easily drink the blood.


Correction: Well the mosquito has to be a male because right after he finishes drinking the blood Flik asks the mosquito if it is all right, and he calls the mosquito "sir."

Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie, Hopper gets one of his antennae yanked off by one of the pill bugs. If you look at his head, though, as Flick is yelling for help, you can see both antennae are intact.

Correction: Tuck/Roll broke off only a part of the antennae not the whole thing as you can see when they are playing with it, it isn't that long.

Continuity mistake: In the opening sequence where the ants are loading the food onto the leaf, they show a panoramic shot of the scene, and you can see the queen and the princess standing under the shade near the center. But, in the very next shot, the ants are still hauling the food, and the royal family is no longer there. (00:01:56)

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Hopper: If I didn't promise my mother on her deathbed that I wouldn't kill you, I'd kill you!
Molt: You know, no-one appreciates that more than I do.

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Trivia: Some of the products in Bug City include Sam's Maraschino Cherries, Bennett's Smork, P.J.'s Soda, Joey's Soup, and Jackson's Jumbo Pretzels, all named after director John Lasseter's children. Also note Ben and Audrey's Frozen Bagels, named after Andrew Stanton's kids.

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Question: At the end of the movie, at one point, Francis loses the stick bug. While looking for him, he says, "I'm right here, the only stick with eyeballs!" or something like that. Can he actually be found on the screen or, for comedic purposes, was it impossible to find him?

Answer: For comedic purposes, it's impossible to find him.

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