Clerks

Revealing mistake: When Randal is imitating a shark with the chip in the salsa container, you can see tape over the name of the salsa brand. (01:16:15)

Continuity mistake: Dante gets fined for selling the 4 year old girl cigarettes at 4 o'clock. The girl was sold the cigarettes much before even 2 o'clock, before the store was closed for hockey on the roof.

Timothy Conard

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Randal Graves: Which did you like better? Jedi or The Empire Strikes Back?
Dante Hicks: Empire.
Randal Graves: Blasphemy!
Dante Hicks: Empire had the better ending. I mean, Luke gets his hand cut off, finds out Vader's his father, Han gets frozen and taken away by Boba Fett. It ends on such a down note. I mean, that's what life is, a series of down endings. All Jedi had was a bunch of Muppets.

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Trivia: The Boom operator is credited as "Whoever grabbed the pole."

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Question: Regarding the scene with the highly offended customer, is the actor deliberately hamming it up, or is he just a bad actor?

Phaneron Premium member

Answer: I think it's a combination of both of those. He's played by Walt Flanagan, who also plays three other characters in the movie. Flanagan was a friend of Kevin Smith who filled in for several roles. He's definitely playing the part a little hammy... but I also think some of his reactions are a little off because it was (obviously) his first film, and he was inexperienced. (Though to be fair, he appeared in similar small roles in several other Smith films, and his acting improved over time).

TedStixon

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