Corrected entry: When the lights are turned out in the beginning by the "butler" there is a series of sounds (thud, gasp, gunshot, scream). Since the only thing that happens when the lights are out is that Professor Plum fires the gun (whether someone grabbed it or not), the first sounds shouldn't be there.
Corrected entry: In the end, it was revealed Professor Plum shot Mr. Boddy in the study and the wall (near the fireplace) with the same bullet. Yet when it happened in the study, Professor Plum was sitting on a couch directly in front of Mr. Boddy and wall that got shot was at the other end of the room to Plum's left. The angle for the gun could have not been possible with only one bullet. Bullets are shot directly forward but they can't exactly turn to the left and keep on being fired can they? Even though it was later revealed as someone who took the gun from Plum and the gun went off, he was just lying so nobody else would suspect he was the murderer. Also there are two ways we know only one bullet was fired. One: we can hear only one bullet being fired when the lights were out in the study. And two: there were only six bullets in the gun. One for the singing telegram (6-1=5), one for the chandelier (5-1=4), two for the lounge door (4-2=2), one for Mr. Boddy in the study (2-1=1) and the last bullet was used at the other chandelier at the end of the first ending (1-1=0). So no other bullets could have been fired. (00:26:15)Casual Person
Corrected entry: When Miss Scarlet and Prof. Plum are at the door, they never ring the bell. But Wadsworth goes to the door to greet them anyway. Wadsworth couldn't know they were outside because at the front of the house is the study on one side and the lounge on the other. There are no windows in the lounge and there is a window in the study but not facing the car park. The lightning and thunder blocked all sound of them parking so Wadsworth couldn't hear that either.tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny
Corrected entry: It's revealed in the third (and presumably real ending) that it was Wadsworth who is behind everything and invited all the guests to the house and get them all to kill off his informants depending which informant had some relation to the party guest. But it was Wadsworth himself that killed The Singing Telegram Girl and not Mr. Green. Shouldn't Wadsworth have realised that his plan failed when Mr. Green didn't kill anyone?
Corrected entry: When Colonel Mustard says "I think you'd better explain yourself Wadsworth" after finding the Cook's body in the kitchen, notice that Professor Plum and Mrs. Peacock are not in the kitchen. Mrs. Peacock was not there because in the second ending it was revealed Mrs. Peacock was the killer and left the kitchen to kill Mr. Boddy. But at the end of the scene it then goes to the third ending where we reveal Professor Plum killed Mr. Boddy. Which is why he wasn't there anymore. But even if Professor Plum shouldn't have been their then, Mrs. Peacock should have still remained in the kitchen.Casual Person
Corrected entry: In the third ending, why does Mr Green shoot Wadsworth? His boss and loads of the police were waiting just outside the door, they could have caught Wadsworth and arrested him. The whole purpose of having a 'plant' was to find out who Mr Boddy was and arrest him. Mr. Green actually took out his gun before Wadsworth goes to shoot him, so it can't just be self defence.
Corrected entry: When Wadsworth is doing the re-enactment in the dining room, you can see the kitchen cupboard is open (the one the cook fell out of). The cupboard is still open when Wadsworth stabs the piece of meat in the cupboard. Yet, when Wadsworth re-enacts the Cook falling out of the cupboard, the door is closed. Wadsworth couldn't have closed the door because he was inside the cupboard at the time and it would have been impossible for the door to have closed. (01:06:50 - 01:10:55)
Corrected entry: After the candlestick drops from the ledge above the bathroom, it mysteriously vanishes for the rest of the movie.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Col. Mustard and Mr. Boddy get into a fight, we see Mr. Boddy step on Col. Mustard's foot and poke him in the eyes. But, later on, in that same scene, we see Col. Mustard wiping his bloody nose when Mr. Boddy didn't even touch his nose.
Corrected entry: At the beginning of the movie Mrs Ho says "Dinner will be ready at 7:30". In one scene, way after dinner, when the house is being searched, we see Mrs White and Wadsworth each standing at two seperate doors, and Wadsworth asks, "Do you want me to go in with you?" You will see that the grandfather clock between the doors reads 7:05.
Corrected entry: What about the candle stick? After it falls over the butler's head, they all go back to the study and say "we still have these four weapons" or something like it [revolver, pipe, rope, wrench]. The knife is in the cook's back. So, what happened to the candle stick? Nobody picked it up?
Corrected entry: When they are searching the house, look at the window at the top of the stairs after the lightning strikes, you can see a person's face in it. (00:47:10)
Corrected entry: Another anecdote to Prof. Plum's and Mrs. Peacock's simultaneous disappearance from the kitchen. At the end of the movie (the one with three endings) the second ending says that Mrs. Peacock was missing when they found the dead cook. The third one states that Prof. Plum was missing when they found the cook dead. If that's true then how come neither Prof. Plum nor Mrs. Scarlet mentioned it when Wadsworth was going over the events of all murders. Also, since they were standing next to each other, wouldn't the both of them have noticed that the other one was going off to kill somebody?
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.
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.
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.
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)Macalou
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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)
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?
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.
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?
Corrected entry: The chandelier is shattered, then they clean it up. In the last scene with Mrs. Scarlet as the killer, he shoots down the chandelier AGAIN. I don't think they had the time to glue the billions of pieces back together and hang it back up.
Corrected entry: After Wadsworth comes into the mansion in the opening scene, we are informed that the movie is set in New England in 1954. Later, at the end of the movie, in the third of the trilogy endings, Wadsworth reveals Miss Scarlet as one of the killers. She then exclaims, "Who are you, Perry Mason?" Sadly, Perry Mason did not originate before 1954. (01:30:29)
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