Mr. Deeds

Continuity mistake: In the shareholder meeting, Chuck says "Blake media is no more" and is about to hit the gavel onto the lectern, when Pam/Babe walks in, and in a closeup of Chuck he holds the gavel up shoulder height. Yet in the following wideshot, he isn't holding it. (01:20:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the restaurant, Deeds pushes the opera singer into a table. Between shots the mess around the table changes. In a closeup, there's plates of food/cake surrounding the table that weren't there in the previous wideshot, and the cloth and broken table changes too. (00:33:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Deeds is talking to the pilot of the helicopter about football teams, you can see them start to fly over a bridge, then two cuts later, they fly over the same bridge.

Continuity mistake: When Chuck and Anderson first arrive at Mandrake Falls, the propeller of their plane is spinning around, yet in the next shot it has stopped. Although you can't see the actual propeller, this can easily be confirmed by the still shadow of the propellers. (00:05:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Emilio finds out he is the rightful heir to $40 billion, he is standing at a wooden lectern, and he says to Deeds "And you, Long-Long-Longfellow..." and there is a shot of Emilio from behind, and there is nothing resting on the lectern, yet in the following wideshot, a gavel is laying on the lectern. (01:24:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Chuck and Anderson first arrive at Mandrake Falls, Murph approaches them asking "Are you Guys lost?" After he asks this, between shots, the way Chuck's scarf is hanginag round his neck keeps changes. In one wideshot most of the purple side of the scarf is showing, yet in the next shot the red side of the scarf is only showing and the purple is all hidden etc. (00:05:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Murph first meets Chuck and Anderson, he drops his toy plane on the grass. The toy plane appears in his hand near the end of their conversation. (00:05:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Emilio is telling Deeds that his mother died while giving birth, you see Emilio look down at the ground. The camera angle changes and he's now seen looking straight up at Deeds and then you see him looking down again. (00:41:55)

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Continuity mistake: When deeds saves babe from the lake when he punches a hole in the ice the hole is not big enough for her to get out but then it cuts away and back and it is suddenly larger.

Continuity mistake: At the end of tennis, the ballboy chucks Chuck a tennis ball with a message written on it. You can see that the writing has chaged when Chuck walks into the showers holding the tennis ball. (00:55:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Deeds opens the coffin, and his uncle pops up. Between a wide shot and a closeup, his uncle's arm changes which direction it's facing, and the frozen expression on his face changes, too. (00:40:05)

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when Chuck enters the boardroom asking about the heir, Anderson is sitting at the big table, with loads of papers in front of him. A blue pen laying on top of the papers, yet between shots the pen magically moves underneath one of the pieces of paper. (00:03:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Adam Sandler beats the supposed mugger, he and Winona Ryder step over the mugger's body, but then stop to talk. The shot then shifts from the two talking (with no one behind them), to the mugger (who is behind them), back to Sandler and Ryder talking again (with no one behind them).

Continuity mistake: In the Pizza shop, When Pam kicks Jan in the stomach, Jan goes flying and hits a table, and then slides off the table on the floor. In the following closeup, Jan is lying on the table, and pieces of broken wood also appear around her which weren't previously there. (01:11:30)

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Continuity mistake: The pizza slice Crazy Eyes is eating while talking to Deeds through the jail window changes how much is left. In one shot, the pizza has one bite out, then it's nearly all gone, then it's nearly a whole slice, etc. (00:11:25)

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Continuity mistake: After Deeds punches the football player and they are sitting down talking, the gold chain the football player is wearing alternates from being caught onto the outside of the jacket, to being inside the jacket between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the apartment fire scene, when Deeds and the woman bounce on the catcher, they bounce back up - but it was just a rewind of the way down. (00:51:05)

Continuity mistake: When Pam enters the shareholder meeting, she walks up to the front, but between three shots she rewalks her same steps. You can easily tell this because she passes the same people who are sitiing down, between the shots. (01:20:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Deeds is rescuing Miss Keeling's cats, Pam is holding the one called Freddy, but when the white cat falls down, in the shot looking down, her arms are empty, and Freddy is nowhere to be seen. A few shots later, the cat is back in her arms. (00:50:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the big meeting at the end, Babe (Pam) runs in, carrying some files and Preston Blake's diary. She is holding some files, and the blue file is showing. Yet moments later, between shots, the blue file jumps into the middle of the files, and now the white files are showing. (01:21:05)

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Continuity mistake: During the scene in which the homeless character portrayed by Steve Buscemi is having a conversation with Longfellow, he is eating a slice of his favourite pizza; French Fries & Oreos. In shot in the scene Buscemi takes a bite out of the slice of pizza, and there is one Oreo on the slice, toward the front of it. Then the shot goes to Longfellow for a moment, and in the next shot of Buscemi, the Oreo is suddenly at the other end of the slice. The Oreo continues moving from the front to the back of the slice throughout the scene. (00:11:25)

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Trivia: When Pam tells Deeds she 'fell out of Boo Radley's apple tree', it's taken from 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' (00:46:35)

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