Fletch

Factual error: In the culminating scene where Fletch is held at gun point and escapes by turning on the gas valve in the fireplace and then igniting the vapors into a ball of flame, he actually turns the valve into the off position (valve is perpendicular to the pipe). (01:32:00)

2
Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: The valve was in closed position (perpendicular). He opened the valve (turned parallel to pipe).

Continuity mistake: When Fletch and Stanwyk first meet and Stanwyk asks Fletch to come to his home and hear his proposal, Stanwyk is wearing a suit/tie on top but is wearing jeans on the bottom. In the next wide shot as they leave the beach, and again in the next scene as they arrive at Stanwyk's house, he is wearing suit pants. (00:04:50)

Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: Stanwyck is never wearing jeans in any of the scenes, he's always wearing matching suit pants.

More mistakes in Fletch

Dr. Joseph Dolan: You know, it's a shame about Ed.
Fletch: Oh, it was. Yeah, it was really a shame. To go so suddenly like that.
Dr. Joseph Dolan: He was dying for years.
Fletch: Sure, but... the end was very... very sudden.
Dr. Joseph Dolan: He was in intensive care for eight weeks.
Fletch: Yeah, but I mean the very end, when he actually died. That was extremely sudden.

More quotes from Fletch

Trivia: Alan Stanwyck's mansion is the same house used in the 1972 movie "The Godfather", when Jack Woltz finds the horse head in his bed.

More trivia for Fletch

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.