Corrected entry: In the first scene, Wadsworth tosses meat to two dogs that are a Belgium or Germanic herding breed. When Colonol Mustard comes, it's the same. But, when Mr. Body tries to escape through the conservatory, they are definitely Dobermans. The dogs have somehow changed breeds.

Correction: It is possible to have more than one breed of dog. The shepherds were chained to the dog house in the front. The Doberman comes from a different area of the house. No mistake here.

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Corrected entry: The house has two guard dogs that bark when Mr. Body tries to escape, but then they just stop barking. Guard dogs are supposed to bark when people come. They don't when J. Edgar Hoover comes and you don't hear them when the singing telegram girl gets shot. Guard dogs would be heard.

Correction: We see the guard dogs outside a window when Mr. Body tries to escape out the greenhouse, so it is shown that the dogs have free roam of the property, and are not chained to one place. As such, they simply might not have been near the front door of this huge mansion when the telegram girl arrived. As for J. Edgar Hoover, he never showed up at the house, he only made a phone call. The FBI agent is the one in the hat and beard, and one of the dozens of policemen could have removed the dogs if they were causing him trouble.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Mustard and Scarlet are trapped in the Lounge, Yvette shoots the gun and unravels the rope holding the chandelier. In the end, where she and Miss Scarlet are revealed to be the killers, the chandelier and rope are on the ceiling and are intact.

Correction: Different chandelier. There is more than one in the Hall.


Corrected entry: During dinner, after Mrs. Peacock says "My this soup's delicious, isn't it?" her mouth is still moving after the last word.

Correction: While it is indeed true that her mouth moves after she has finished speaking, she does not actually say anything. She goes to say something after she says, "My this soup's delicious, isn't it?" and then does a double take and stops, after glancing at the faces of the shocked guests at the table and realizes that she has to shut up.

Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie (the Miss Scarlet did it ending) when the singing telegram girl is dropped on the floor in the study, the sofa has no one on it. Everyone is seen leaving the study and goes back to the hall to continue hearing Wadsworth's who-dun-it explanation. During this scene, in the background, the cook's body is back on the sofa in the study as she was earlier in the evening.

Correction: There were two sofas in the study, one of which was empty and one of which had Mr Boddy and the Cook's corpses on them. The empty one was where they dropped the Singing Telegram, the corpse-filled one was the one visible through the door.

Corrected entry: During Wadsworth's whodunit explanation, he details the motorists death when the doorbell rings and the evangelist interrupts. After they slam the door on him, Wadsworth continues by saying "the motorist switched off the electricity." The motorist is already dead, as Wadsworth just detailed.

Correction: After the evangelist is shut out, Wadsworth's exact words are, "The cop arrived next. We locked him in the library, and then the murderer switched off the electricity." He does not say 'motorist'.

Corrected entry: At the end, the murder victims (a.k.a. Yvette, the cook, etc.) are revealed to be the accomplices to Mr. Boddy, but there isn't a person that could have told about Mr. Green being a homosexual. So there is no way Mr. Boddy could have found out.

Correction: Mr Green is a plant for the FBI, not really a homosexual. He has been sent in place of the 'real' Mr Green, who told the FBI everything after he got the invitation. Whoever informed on the 'real' Mr Green will have had reason enough not to go to the house that evening.

Corrected entry: In the kitchen after they find the cook's body, Prof. Plum is quizzing Mrs. Peacock about when she dropped the knife. She is indecisive about whether it was before or after she fainted. She faints when Mr. Boddy falls out of the bathroom onto her which hasn't happened yet. (00:35:53 - 00:38:32)


Correction: She was most likely referring to when she fell onto the couch, screaming, when she thought the brandy was poisoned. She came quite close to passing out in shock then, so it's not surprising that she would describe it as "fainting" even though she didn't actually faint.

Corrected entry: At the beginning of the film, Wadsworth approaches the house and feeds the growling dogs outside. Apparently, from the expression on his face combined with his slowed pace, Wadsworth steps in the dog's droppings before entering the house. He then proceeds to scrape the bottom of his shoe on a pot in front of the door. The next shot is a bit wider and shows the ground where the supposed dog droppings were, however, there are none to be found. Surely some would have remained. This is fairly important considering the smell that lingers around Wadsworth makes up a greater part of the beginning of the film.

Correction: The exact sport where Wadsworth happened to have stepped in the dog droppings is irrelevant. The running gag is that the guests are checking their shoes because they smell the remains of it still on Wadsworth's shoes. They didn't step in the pile. They're only checking their shoes when early Wadsworth's presence.

Corrected entry: How much does Wadsworth forget when he reenacts the events of the evening? He completely misses the part where he was on the phone in the library and the cop was being shown the fake 'party'. During this sequence Yvette disappears (When they gather in the Hall afterward it looks like she comes from the Kitchen). He seems to be a pretty good judge of what everyone is up to when his back is turned, so why does he leave this part out. The gun could have been stolen during this time, or any of the other weapons.

Correction: The weapons couldn't have been stolen here because they were in the study where Mrs. White was "making out" with Mr Body's corpse, and Col. Mustard was with the cook's corpse (with Mrs. Peacock behind her). They would have noticed someone trying to steal the remaining weapons. Yvette was probably in the kitchen because they had to (quote Ms. Scarlett) "make it look believable". If the maid was hanging around while others were "making out" it might look a little suspicious.

Corrected entry: During the Miss Scarlet is the killer version, Professor Plum says "She killed six people" but she only killed four. (Yvette killed two).

Correction: He never said that she personally killed all six of the people, just that she was responsible for their deaths. Given that Yvette was her accomplice and/or employee, those two deaths would fall on her shoulders as well.

Corrected entry: When they lock the weapons up they forget about the candlestick (which, as mentioned, mysteriously disappears) and leave the knife sticking out of the cook's back. Wadsworth and the others wouldn't know how many times each weapon would be used so why only lock up the four that haven't been used yet.

Correction: It's possible that they didn't think to lock up the others. We don't know per se that the characters are particularly smart so it's possible they just didn't think that anyone would take the knife out of the cook's back. After all, no one did actually take the knife out of the cook's back and use it again.

Exactly. It's not like the Candlestick couldn't have been re-used, but no one bothered to move it once it fell from the lintel.

Corrected entry: At the point where Mrs White smashes her wine glass against the fireplace, you can hear the smash but see at the bottom of the screen that the glass is still whole.

Correction: The wine glass Mrs. White smashes does smash, you can even see the pieces fall over the fireplace. Later on in the scene you can see that she throws the glass into the fire and the top half is broken off.

Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, in the first ending, Yvette supposedly killed the cook whose scream wasn't heard because of Mrs. Peacock screaming. However, Yvette then returns to the library and screams, and when they all run to her, she says she screamed because the brandy was poisoned, but when Prof. Plum said that, she was supposedly in the kitchen killing the cook. How could she have heard him say it?

Correction: Because during one of the 'explanations', Wadsworth points out that Yvette was taping their conversations. She could have played back the tape to see what she had missed while she was killing the cook.


Corrected entry: Just before the chandelier falls to the ground, Yvette and the butler turn away from it, like they knew it was going to happen right before it did. (00:55:34)

Correction: They turn when it is at about eye level, not before it falls.

Corrected entry: When Pr. Plum says that the brandy was poisoned, Mrs. Peacock drops her glass. A few shots later, it shows that the glass broke. At the end of the movie, Wadsworth is explaining what happened. He was doing the part when Peacock was screaming. When Wadsworth dropped the glass, it made a thumping noise, meaning it didn't break. Why did Mrs. Peacock's glass break, but Wadsworth's didn't?

Correction: Mrs. Peacock's glass doesn't break. Col. Mustard asks, "Was the brandy poisoned?" and Miss Scarlet picks up the empty, intact glass, turns it upside down and says, "Looks like we'll never know..." At the end when Wadsworth is doing the re-enactment, it doesn't break because he drops it on the carpet.


Corrected entry: When the police officer enters the house, there is broken glass all over the floor. He enters the library, then exits it seconds later. By then, all the glass has been cleaned up.

Correction: Just after Wadsworth has locked the cop in the library, he says "let's clean this up", and you fleetingly see him move the chandelier. When the cop is later banging on the door and shouting, if you listen carefully, you can hear the glass being swept up.

Corrected entry: At the end of the movie Wadsworth was re-enacting the cook's murder. He grabbed the dagger from the table, ran down the hallway and stabbed a piece of meat in the freezer. This is a pretty good trick considering the knife is still in the back of the cook.

Correction: It's a letter opener.

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the movie, when Yvette is dancing in the study while cleaning glasses before the guests arrive, she is dancing to the record player, which is playing "Shake, Rattle n' Roll". But in the end, when the cop shows up and they are trying to pretend they are making out, they are listening to 'Sha-Boom". When did they have time to change the record?

Correction: Different room, different record player.

Corrected entry: While Wadsworth is taking his guests back through the evenings' events, he leads them to the dining room, and proceeds to tell them where they each sat. Notice on the left side of the table, the middle chair is missing.

Correction: Earlier in the movie, we see Colonel Mustard overturn the chair and crawl under the table, then bang his head on it. The chair is not missing, just lying on its side.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Mrs. Peacock turns on the cellar lights, a piece of lighting equipment is visible to the left of the screen. (00:47:45)

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Wadsworth: The game's up, Scarlet. There are no more bullets left in that gun.
Miss Scarlet: Oh come on, you don't think I'm going to fall for that old trick.
Wadsworth: It's not a trick. There was one shot at Mr. Boddy in the study, two at the chandelier, two at the lounge door, and one at the singing telegram.
Miss Scarlet: That's not six.
Wadsworth: One plus two plus two plus one.
Miss Scarlet: Uh-uh. There was only one shot that got the chandelier, so that's one plus two plus ONE plus one.
Wadsworth: Even if you were right, that would be one plus one plus two plus one, not one plus two plus one plus one.
Miss Scarlet: Okay, fine. One plus two plus one...SHUT UP! Point is, there's one bullet left in this gun, and guess who's going to get it!

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Trivia: Professor Plum reveals that he works for UNO, the United Nations Organization, in a branch called WHO, the World Health Organization. As such, he works for UNOWHO (You Know Who).

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