Men in Black II

Factual error: When Jay and Tee are in the diner at the start of the film, it's 9pm (we know this because Tee started at noon and Jay set the neuralyzer to nine hours), and outside it's completely dark. In New York City at 9pm in July, the sky is not completely dark - the sun would just be setting. (00:13:20)

Factual error: When Jay and Frank go to Truro, MA, to get Kevin, as they drive in, the background shows the Post Office in front of a lighthouse. However, 1) There is no lighthouse in Truro, and 2) the closest lighthouse is in North Truro, and this lighthouse (the Highland Lighthouse if you're wondering) doesn't even remotely resemble the lighthouse behind the post office. This means that either the shot was filmed in a different place than they say it was, or the background was digitally animated. (00:26:14)

Factual error: K sees the constellation Orion in the night sky above New York City, but the film takes place in July, and Orion is a winter constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, meaning it wouldn't be visible during the summer.

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Factual error: When Agent Kay looks up, after he is "deneuralyzed" he sees Orion in the sky. They're in NYC...you can't see the Evening Star, even in the middle of the night. There is no way that Kay could see a perfectly clear, and detailed constellation, complete with stars that can't even be seen in rural areas. (00:42:00)

Factual error: In the beginning when Agent J is riding on Jeff (the huge subway worm) he has to duck out of the way of the lights that control the traffic in the tube. However, the traffic control lights are not in the ceiling of the subway, they are generally on the right side of the train. (00:07:55)

Factual error: Grand Central Terminal has no lockers in the main concourse area. (00:52:40)

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Deliberate mistake: When MIB agents exit the lift to get into the main hall of the MIB Office, the lift opens halfway up the wall and they need to go down a little platform. But when K and J return during the lockdown and face the trashcan with guns, the lift opens at floor level, so it can be conveniently peppered with bullets. (01:02:05)

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Suggested correction: The building is in lockdown so it is no surprise that the lift is changed to a less flamboyant version. Even in the first scene, there are some doors there.

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Agent K: Is that standard?
Agent J: No it came with a black dude, but he kept getting pulled over.

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Trivia: The little girl who asks Kay for stamps in the post office and Jay lifts out of the way is the director (Barry Sonnefeld)'s daughter. (00:27:40)

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Question: I never really got the line "it came with a black dude, but he kept getting pulled over". What was so funny?

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Chosen answer: It's referring to the innate racial prejudice some people have - an inflatable black guy driving a nice car got pulled over, whereas an inflatable white guy had no problems.

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