Clue

Continuity mistake: After Mrs Peacock turns the lights back on in the study, she drops the dagger where she is standing, by the door. A few moments later when she is screaming about the 'poisoned' brandy, the dagger is no longer there. That area of the floor can be viewed as Mr Green is calming her down and the dagger is nowhere to be seen. This is explained in one ending, as Yvette crept in and stole the dagger in between time. However using the real ending (i.e. the one where the title card reads 'Here's how it REALLY happened') then this is a massive goof, particularly as Mrs Peacock is supposed to kill the cook with the dagger in a few moments time.

Revealing mistake: In the hallway, the camera pulls back from the dining room towards the front door. The camera pulls back too far, and on the floor masking tape and a different type of wood can be seen, indicating where the set stops.

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Continuity mistake: After Mrs. Peacock says "Mmm, this is one of my favorite recipes" each time the camera angle changes at the table her fur boa changes from up to down for a few shots.

Audio problem: In the scene where everyone gangs up on Mr. Boddy, the audio doesn't match much of the action going on. (00:23:10)

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Continuity mistake: When they reach the study with the dead cook's body, they stop before entering and drop her half-way into the room. They proceed to look for Mr. Boddy in the room and file into the Study one at a time. In the same camera angle you see everyone entering the study including Miss Scarlet, then Yvette, then Mrs. White. Then the camera angle changes and in comes Scarlet, White and then Yvette.

Other mistake: In the end, it was revealed Mrs. White turned off the power. However, when the power got turned off, you can see to the left of the screen, it is a male person's wrist turning off the electricity. (01:01:35)

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Audio problem: In the third ending, when Wadsworth reveals his true identity, Professor Plum says, "Oh shucks." This sounds like it's been dubbed, and when watching his lips, he actually says something that starts with 'sh', but doesn't end with 'ucks'.

Macalou

Continuity mistake: When Mrs. White and Miss Scarlet pick up the cook's body to place on the couch, they both grab the cook's hands and elbows. In the next shot, they have their arms wrapped around the cook's arms.

Other mistake: Even though it is pouring with rain, Mr. Green's coat is completely dry when he arrives at the manor. (00:07:30)

Continuity mistake: When Miss Scarlet's car breaks down on the way to the manor, she gets a ride from Professor Plum. He turns the windshield wipers on and starts to drive away. When it shows the car driving away, you can see the windshield wipers aren't moving anymore.

Continuity mistake: When Professor Plum says Mr. Boddy might have been poisoned with the brandy that Mrs. Peacock starting drinking, she screams and drops it simultaneously. In the flashback, Mrs. Peacock starts screaming violently, and then dropped it.

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Revealing mistake: A visible editing flaw occurs near the beginning, after they return from the Billiard Room with Yvette. While Mrs. White is saying her line to Wadsworth, "I think you had better explain," she starts to unbutton her overcoat. Next is a wide shot of the room that is supposed to be in real time, but Mrs. White's overcoat has already been removed, and she is getting ready to lay it on a chair. Everyone is paused on their marks as if the film was spliced at the exact moment the director yelled, "Action" and no one had moved yet. (00:31:12)

Macalou

Other mistake: During the entire movie, the candles on the dinner table are lit and yet never seem to get any shorter as the movie progresses.

Character mistake: During the conversation in the study about who is blackmailing who, Mrs. White mentions two of her five husbands: An illusionist who disappeared and never reappeared and a nuclear physicist who was found dead at home. During the last ending, Mrs. White says "So this has nothing to do with the disappearance of my nuclear physicist husband or Colonel Mustard's work on the new top secret fusion bomb?". However, during the conversation in the study, Mrs. White says her illusionist husband had disappeared and her nuclear physicist husband was found dead at home. So the correct term would be "So this has nothing to do with the disappearance of my ILLUSIONIST husband or Colonel Mustard's work on the new top secret fusion bomb?". (00:21:05 - 01:27:35)

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Continuity mistake: The Singing Telegram's body position changes when everyone finds her. (01:04:45)

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Suggested correction: She was shot, not switched off. She likely didn't die instantly. It's perfectly reasonable that she would move her arm as she was dying.

Jason Hoffman

She died instantly, that is why she collapsed instantly. I am still wondering why they didn't make it look like a real shot, and have blood around the area she was shot at? They made it look as though she was wearing a bulletproof vest and was shot. You can see silver, no blood.

Continuity mistake: When Professor Plum turns over Mr. Boddy to see where he's apparently been shot, his eyes are closed. In a flashback sequence later in one of the endings (where Miss Scarlet and Yvette are revealed to be the killers), after Plum turns Mr. Boddy over, his eyes are open instead.

tylerasktaylorsteckleralexdenny

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the cook's body is lying in the doorway, you see Mrs. Peacock squeeze in. The shot changes to somebody else, and you see Mrs. Peacock come inside again.

Audio problem: In the scene in the study where the cast gangs up on Mr. Boddy (when he and Colonel Mustard get into a fight), right when Mrs. White knees him in the groin you hear a lot of commotion from the other guests in the background. Included in this is Yvette saying "Oh no it's." (we know it is Yvette because of the distinct french accent) when in fact, she is in the billiard room recording the conversation.

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Green is showing the cop the dining room, you can see the hallway is completely empty. In the next shot, Professor Plum and Miss Scarlet are half way between the study and the lounge. (00:57:55)

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Deliberate mistake: When they are bringing the Cook's body into the study, it's obvious the Cook is actually the Cook's double because she is much thinner and takes up less space in the doorway. (00:34:40)

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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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