Child's Play
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Continuity mistake: When Andy pours the cereal, and then the milk, there is cereal on the counter, to the left of the bowl. There is loads of cereal on the counter, then when Andy puts the burnt toast onto a plate, there is much less cereal. Then when he takes the tray from the counter, there's now loads of cereal on it.

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Continuity mistake: When Andy climbs aboard the train, we see in one shot the train has seven carriages. In the following shot the train has now got four carriages.

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Continuity mistake: After Maggie has been killed, on the same night Karen talks to Andy about Chucky, telling him that he's just a doll. Karen then tucks Andy in bed. As she tucks him in, Chucky is on the right side of the bed and is falling off of the pillow, down by the side of it. Yet when it cuts to a closeup, Chucky is now perfectly positioned in the centre of the pillow.

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Continuity mistake: When Chucky is electrocuting Dr. Ardmore, blood comes out of his mouth and eyes. Yet when Dr. Ardmore finally dies, there is no blood on or around his eyes.

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Continuity mistake: When Chucky's fried, decapitated body comes out of the vent and grabs hold of the policeman's neck, the policeman whirls around and knocks a basket and another object off of the TV. The shot goes to the other three, but when it goes back to Chucky and the cop, the items are back on the TV, untouched.

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Continuity mistake: When Maggie starts cleaning up the flour, she hears a noise and looks at the three blue flowerpots, and there is a wooden chair right beside them. Then when it cuts to Maggie getting up, the chair is now about a foot away from the flowerpots.

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Continuity mistake: When Andy is about to brush his teeth, Maggie takes all of the bowls and plates from beside Andy's birthday cake and starts putting them away in the cupboards. Then a few shots later, Maggie walks back to the birthday cake and picks up some more bowls/plates, which have appeared beside the cake.

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Continuity mistake: Andy puts Chucky in a rocking chair that is missing a runner on one side, then he goes for a tinkle. Yet we then see Chucky has gone from the chair, and the chair is now rocking, with both the runners intact. Then later when Andy returns the runner is missing again.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening shot of the scene of Andy's birthday, the camera pans across the Barclay's living room and stops in front of the TV. The TV and cabinet sit right beside the window and curtain. Yet later when Andy looks at the Good Guys Doll Advert from the kitchen, the TV and cabinet are about two feet away from the window and curtain.

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Continuity mistake: When Karen brings Chucky to her apartment, she forces that he talks and he doesn't, so Karen goes to the kitchen for a glass of water, and as she walks to the kitchen you can see the TV in the lounge with nothing on top of it. Yet moments later, when Karen threatens to throw Chucky into the fireplace, there are books/videos/papers on top of the TV.

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Continuity mistake: In the police station Andy tries to make Chucky talk. He shakes him about, so that his hair gets all messy and sticks up. Yet when it cuts Chucky's hair is neat and combed.

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Continuity mistake: Just before Chucky stabs the voodoo doll, the black ribbon tied around the doll is different between the two shots in which he stabs it. The material is different, the way it's tied, and the position it lays too.

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Continuity mistake: When Karen throws Chucky across the room after he attacked her, she backs toward the wall and next to her is a fireplace set with four utensils in it (e.g. metal rod/poker/spade etc.) But in the next shot there are only two utensils in the set.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Continuity mistake: When Chucky is finally shot at the end of the film, his body falls to the floor, slanted on it's side and then dies. Yet seconds later when Andy looks at the remains of Chucky, Chucky's body is now sitting upright against the wall.

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Continuity mistake: When Mike Norris opens Karen's bedroom door, looking for Chucky, the camera pans around Karen's room and on top of her TV you can see a wicker basket, some books and a vase. Yet later when Chucky finally gets into the bedroom and chases Karen and Andy, and in following scenes, the vase has gone from the top of the TV.

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Quotes

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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Mistakes

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.

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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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