Child's Play
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Continuity mistake: When Karen struggles to keep the door shut, as Chucky tries to pull it open, Chucky stabs his knife through the door, cutting Karen's hand. Between shots the hole made by the knife gets mysteriously longer, and all the holes Chucky makes in the door seem to change shape/size/location. Also, when Chucky stabs through the door, cutting Karen, a small stain of blood is left on the door. Between three consecutive shots the blood is there, then disappears then reappears. (01:17:45)

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Continuity mistake: After Andy has been taken away from Karen for a few days, Karen returns to her apartment with Chucky and demands the doll to speak. After Chucky remains silent, Karen removes her jacket and places it on the couch where it sits in a neat pile. Yet later when Karen returns to the lounge, the jacket is now positioned so half of it hangs over the back of the couch. (00:42:00 - 00:43:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Karen walks into Andy's room and asks "Who are you talking to", the blue cover on Andy's bed lays only halfway down his bed. It then cuts to Andy, who says "Chucky", and now the blue cover is pulled all the way up the bed, covering the pillows. The wooden beside cabinet that sits to the right of the bed, is about a foot away from the bed. When it cuts to Andy saying "Chucky", the cabinet now sits right next to his bed. The lamp and jar of marbles that sit on top of the cabinet also move between these shots. (00:29:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Chucky talks to John, he sits on a counter talking to him, and there is a cupboard to the left of the window above the counter, and the cupboard doors are closed. Yet later when Chucky stands up, he stands near the cupboard and says "You got me into this, you get me out!", and you can see behind him the cupboard door is now wide open. Also, to the right of the window are three pots/jugs. These change position between two shots, and one of the pots disappears. (00:59:20 - 01:00:20)

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Continuity mistake: When the Good Guys Doll advert is playing on the Barclay's TV, in wideshots there is a box on top of the TV, yet in closeups of the TV the top of the TV has nothing on it. (00:06:35 - 00:08:25)

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Continuity mistake: In Karen's bedroom, when Chucky is shot in the leg he flies near the window, and there is a dresser table right beside the window. But minutes earlier, when Mike entered the room and the camera panned around the room, the dresser table was a couple of feet away from the window. (01:13:30 - 01:14:15)

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Continuity mistake: As Maggie hears a noise as she's about to clean up the flour, she lowers the yellow-handled broom to the floor. It cuts, and you can see the yellow handle back up under Maggie's arm. (00:22:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Andy takes Chucky to Eddie Caputo's home, Andy stops off for a tinkle, putting Chucky on a rocking chair. We then see a view of Eddie Caputo's home, and there are wooden items and various junk lying around near the bottom of his front steps and yard. Yet seconds later when the camera pans up to the front stairs as if it's in the POV of Chucky running, nearly all the items have disappered. (00:35:50)

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Continuity mistake: After Detective Morris saves Karen from the peddler, Morris walks away, and Karen grabs him and says "Goddamn it, my son's life is at stake! What was it?", and Karens handbag strap which is hanging over her left shoulder, falls all the way down her arm. Yet when it cuts to a back shot, the strap is back over her shoulder. (00:50:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Andy makes his Mum breakfast, he pours the cereal and then puts the box down so we can see the front of the box. Then as he pours the milk, it cuts to the TV, then cuts back and he is still pouring, yet now we see the back of the cereal box, and the sugar pot that was right beside the cereal box has now moved to being beside the other pot. (00:07:15)

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Continuity mistake: The position of the spilt flour on the floor differs from when the camera first pans to it, to when Maggie gets the broom and dustpan and begins to clean it up. (00:21:45 - 00:22:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Andy is making his mum breakfast in bed, there is a glass of orange juice on the breakfast tray. During shots in the scene, the amount of juice in the tray changes. As he carries the tray to his mum's room, he keeps spilling juice out of the glass, yet in following shots the juice is either at the same level, or is even higher than before, etc. (00:08:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Chucky talks to John, as he stands on the counter, sometimes there are two red buttons on the top of his dungarees, sometimes there isn't. They appear/disappear throughout the scene. (00:59:25 - 01:00:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Karen and Maggie go to the peddler in the back alley, as they approach the peddler, the large dumpster behind the peddler has it's lid halfway open. Yet when it cuts to them reaching him, the dumpster is closed. Cardboard boxes piled up to the left of the dumpster also appear between the same shots. (00:11:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Karen and Mike Norris talk in the graffitied room, and Mike tells Karen information about Chucky, in every back shot of Karen, a black handbag strap hangs on her left shoulder, yet in every front shots it isn't there. It appears/disappears/reappers several times. (00:58:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Karen and Detective Norris arrive at Johns home, Karen runs to John, who is lying on the floor, bleeding, and she kneels down to speak to him. In one shot, she kneels and her arms are by her side and her handbag hangs over her left shoulder. It cuts and now her left hand is resting on Johns neck, and her handbag has disappeared from her shoulder. (01:02:45)

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Continuity mistake: As Andy talks to Dr. Ardmore through the bars in the door at the institution, sometimes Andy's right hand is gripping the wooden door, sometimes not. (01:03:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Andy makes his mum breakfast, he puts burnt toast onto a plate then puts a big lump of margarine on a slice of toast. Then when Andy pulls the tray from the counter, the margarine rolls off the slice of toast, onto the plate. Then when Andy walks to his mum's room, the margarine has jumped back onto the slice of burnt toast. (00:08:15)

Continuity mistake: When Aunt Maggie goes to pick up Andy and take him to bed, the cushion on the couch that Chucky is propped against, goes from sitting upright against the arm of the couch, to laying down on the couch between shots. (00:15:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Maggie goes to pick Andy up and take him to bed, she walks over, and there is a box on the floor. In one shot she stands with one foot either side of box, standing over it. It cuts and the box has now moved to being beside her, and she no longer stands with it in between her feet. There is a saw laying on the floor from the "Good Guys Tool Box Set" which disappears between these two shots as well. (00:15:25)

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Continuity mistake: Opening scene where Chris Sarandon is chasing Brad Dourif into the toy store. During the gunfight, Sarandon has gloves on. As he enters the store he is wearing gloves. The next shot, the gloves are off. The next scene, the gloves are back on and he takes them off by biting the fingertips and pulling them off. (00:01:50)

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Karen Barclay: I said talk to me, damn it. Or else I'll throw you in the fire.
Chucky: You stupid bitch! You filthy slut! I'll teach you to fuck with me!

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Trivia: The real name of Chucky is Charles Lee Ray, which is derived from three well known real life killers - Charles Manson, Lee Harvey Oswald and James Earl Ray.

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