Taking Care of Business

Factual error: When Jimmy hot-wires the Lotus for the last time, he touches a red wire to a black one, the starter engages and the engine starts. Then he twists the two wires together. This would result in the starter running constantly, overheating it, and burning it out. A competent car thief would know never to do that.

Factual error: The World Series tickets Jimmy has are printed on thin paper. When the real Spencer grabs them they fold. Normal World Series tickets are almost as thick as cardboard and commemorative looking. The tickets in the movie do not even look like normal game tickets.

Factual error: During the tennis match, Sakamoto serves consecutive times to the same cross-court service box, the final time when it is triple-set point. The rules of tennis are that you switch sides between points.

Factual error: When they're at the world series game, during the opening ceremonies, the scores of other ball games (NY vs PIT and DET vs NY) are showing in the background. There are no other games during a world series. (01:33:00)

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