Mr. Deeds

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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Factual error: At the start of the film, in the shots with Mount Everest, climbers aren't clipped onto fixed ropes. On all the biggest peaks on the planet, climbers will always used ropes fixed onto the mountain, and because they are attached to it, it can stop a fall. But in Mr. Deeds, this doesn't happen. (00:01:20)

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.


Visible crew/equipment: When Pam chucks the pizza dough at Jan, in the top left hand corner of the screen you can see a crewmember's hand come into view quickly. (01:11:30)

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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)


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: When Deeds enters Madison Square Garden, he walks past two chefs who have a food trolley in front of them. One of the chefs lifts the lid of the trolley to reveal chicken parmesan. But as the chef lifts the lid, between shots it switches from him opening it with his right hand to his left hand. Also when it switches to him opening it with his left hand, he also acquires a silk handkerchief in his hand too. (01:04:35)

Continuity mistake: When Deeds enters the basketball stadium, where the romantic dinner is being held (prior to the rehersal), he walks into the stadium twice. You see him walking in down the entrance, past the chairs, then you see him fully walk onto the basketball court. In the next shot, he is still walking down the entrance, past the chairs. You can also tell, because he walks past the old man twice. (01:04:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Babe (Pam) is telling Mac that's she's in love with Deeds, Mac is sitting in a chair, and on the desk to the right of him are some papers, a file and a pencil. During the conversation, the papers and file change their position and the pencil vanishes. (01:02:55)

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Continuity mistake: As Wynona Rider is reading the diary, her hair changes. The hair is parted on one side and then it switches to the other.

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Deeds is delivering pizzas while walking down the street with Anderson and Chuck, the last pizza he delivers to "Crazy Eyes" obviously is a large, but apparently changes to a small when Deeds slides it to him through the jail bars.

Continuity mistake: When Deeds and Chuck Cedar are playing tennis, the guy who handed Chuck a tennis ball keeps switching from one side of the net to the other, between different shots.

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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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Question: Deeds tells the fat opera singer that he looks like Mr. French, who exactly is Mr. French?


Chosen answer: Mr. French was the butler on a TV show from the late 60's, called Family Affair. He was played by Sebastion Cabot, a rotund actor.

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