Clue

Deliberate mistake: When Mrs. White is screaming after the power cut, she then says "Help me!" multiple times. It's obvious the "Help me!" lines are just a recording played over and over. (01:03:15)

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Revealing mistake: When Yvette shoots the chandelier the reflections of the lights can be seen on the hall floor in the high angle shots. the lights stay still when the chandelier is spinning and falling.

Audio problem: In the first ending, when it's revealed Miss Scarlet murdered four of the six people in Hill House, Colonel Mustard tells Miss Scarlet he has no more money when she wants to blackmail the guests. The other guests reply that they don't have any money either, but look closely at Professor Plum. Although Plum answers "Nor I" to Miss Scarlet, his lips are closed and don't move.

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Revealing mistake: When the 4 people upstairs, Yvette, Mr Green, the butler, and Mrs White all come running downstairs because Col Mustard and Mrs Scarlet are yelling at the locked door they collide at the top of the stairs. When they all hit they're stunt men and women. (00:54:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Wadsworth re-enacts the evening, he stabs a piece of meat to re-enact the Cook being stabbed. When he stabs the piece of meat, the knife is at a 90 degree angle. In the next shot, it's in a different angle. (01:08:30)

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Continuity mistake: Miss Scarlet moves to a table to open her unexpected gift. When she says "I enjoy getting presents from strange men", if you look close enough, she goes to remove the box's ribbon twice. (00:24:45)

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Plot hole: Near the end when Wadsworth is revealing Whodunnit, he re-enacts the whole evening, when he re-enacts running into the billiard room when Yvette was screaming he says one person was never in the billiard room and that person the person who killed the Cook and when he re-enacted the scene in the kitchen when the Cook was found dead, he says one person wasn't in the kitchen because that person killed Mr. Boddy with the candlestick. But they were only ever in the kitchen and the billiard room once, so that was the only ever time Wadsworth could have realised the murderer wasn't in the kitchen or billiard room. So how come Wadsworth only realised Whodunnit until the end of the film? (00:28:30 - 01:08:05)

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Other mistake: When everyone finds the Cop's dead body, there is a wound showing were the murderer hit him on the head with the pipe, however, the pipe shows there is no blood. (01:04:30)

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Audio problem: During the re-enactment, at the point when Wadsworth slaps Mrs. Peacock, the slap doesn't touch her, but you still hear it and she still reacts. (01:07:55)

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Revealing mistake: When Mrs. Peacock goes to powder her nose, the Cook's leg briefly twitches even though she is supposed to be dead. (00:35:45)

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Continuity mistake: Before Mr. Boddy turns out the lights, there is a statue a few inches below and away from the switch. However when Mrs. Peacock turns the lights back on, the statue is directly under the switch. (00:26:25)

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Deliberate mistake: When the chandelier smashes after Colonel Mustard and Miss Scarlet are freed from the lounge and at the end of the first ending, the light level doesn't even go down. (00:53:15 - 01:20:30)

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Revealing mistake: Near the end, in the first ending, when Yvette is killing Mr. Boddy, you'll see that she stopped the candlestick above his head when she hit him with it.

Deliberate mistake: Wadsworth was explaining how Miss Scarlet killed the cop. It then showed her killing him. You can see that she stopped the lead pipe behind his head so it wouldn't show a violent and bloody death.

Continuity mistake: When Wadsworth is doing the re-enactment of the murderer killing Mr. Boddy with the candle stick, he pretends to hit Mr. Green. After he says "Will you stop that?!", Wadsworth grabs him with one hand. But when he throws Mr. Green into the toilet, he is holding him with two hands. (01:11:25)

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Continuity mistake: Colonel Mustard pours everyone a drink, he puts the whisky on the table and in the next shot the glass he poured whisky in is in his hand without enough time to pick it up. (00:41:15)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Wadsworth goes to put the weapons in the cupboard, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:38:35)

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Audio problem: When Yvette shows everyone the open cupboard and the door bell rings, Professor Plum turns his head before the door bell even rings. (00:54:00)

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Continuity mistake: When the Cook's body falls out of the freezer on Mr. Green, he is pushed onto the floor. In the next shot, he is standing back up again. (00:33:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Professor Plum is sitting on the couch between the corpses of the Mr. Boddy and the Cook, Mr. Boddy is lying in Professor Plum's arm, in the next shot when Colonel Mustard, goes to close his eyes, he is now lying next to the arm of the sofa.

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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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