Clue

Revealing mistake: When the cook's body is lowered to the kitchen floor, you can see her move her outstretched arm closer to her head.

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Revealing mistake: After they find Mr. Boddy's body in the bathroom, Wadsworth starts shouting. A candlestick then falls and hits him on the head. Look at the candlestick when it falls: you can tell it was pulled by a string or something.

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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.

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)

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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.

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.

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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Revealing mistake: Just before the chandelier falls, Col. Mustard quite visibly flinches, even though, realistically, he would have no way of knowing that it was about to crash behind him.

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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 hypothesizes to the group that the brandy was poisoned. In the original Cluedo board game, poison was included among the possible weapons, and later re-introduced in 1990's game Clue Master Detective.

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Question: Who threw the evidence in the fireplace?

Answer: It depends on which ending you subscribe to. It could have been Scarlet to hide evidence of her brothel. It could have been Mustard to hide evidence of his affair with Yvette. Or it could have been White who wanted to destroy pictures of Yvette "in flagrante delicto" with other men (reminding her of her husband's infidelity).

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