Muppet Treasure Island

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

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Corrected entry: When Gonzo Rizzo are on deck, Gonzo is eating an apple and Rizzo is talking about a funny feeling he had. Gonzo takes a few bites from apple and you can see the string attached to his hand.

Correction: You can see that the muppets are made out of cloth too, but neither of these things is a movie mistake.

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Corrected entry: When the Muppets and Jim are fighting Long John Silver and his men towards the end, why mid battle does everybody suddenly have a different bright white open shirt? Even Miss Piggy has one.

Correction: It's meant to be somewhat of a joke; that's the way all Muppet movies are made. This doesn't even qualify as a deliberate mistake.


Correction: It's a parody of the old timey pirate movies, where the heroes would wear open white shirts.

Brian Katcher

Corrected entry: In the scene in the Admiral Benbow, the landlady shouts to Jim not to give Billy Bones any more rum. Billy Bones replies, "How does she bloomin' do that?" but his lips are quite obviously mouthing the word bloody.

Correction: He says "How does she bloody do that?"


Corrected entry: The gun that Long John Silver uses only fires one bullet at a time and takes at least a minute to reload. In the scene where the boar tribe try and stop him from attacking Kermit and Miss Piggy, he fires the gun at the chief of the tribe. However, he proceeds to cock the gun a second time and point it at Kermit and Miss Piggy without reloading.

Correction: Long John Silver has a second gun in his belt (as shown when they discover the treasure is gone and he is holding off the crew) there is plenty of time for him to drop the discharged gun and pull out the second.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Long John Silver comes into the Captain's quarters to offer them all some brandy to toast the voyage, watch the glasses on his trolley. When he wheels the trolley in, all the glasses are on the right hand side. When he wheels it out (nobody but Fozzie having drunk any brandy), all the glasses are on the left hand side.

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Rizzo: What's wrong?
Gonzo: It just feels so weird.
Rizzo: You mean that Mr. Arrow's dead?
Gonzo: Yeah, that... And my pants are filled with starfish.
Rizzo: You and your hobbies.

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Question: When they're singing "Professional Pirate" to Jim, the bald human says, "And me, I could have been a contender." Everyone laughs, and the crustacean gives him a dirty look, they even cut to him to show it. Am I mishearing? What's he saying, what's the joke?

Answer: You heard it right. "I coulda been a contender." is part of a famous, often quoted line spoken by Marlon Brandon in "On the Waterfront."

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