Dazed and Confused

Factual error: When they are initiating the freshman girls after school in the parking lot you can see a red mid-70s Firebird with red camaro z/28 wheels that did not come out until the mid 80's. The film is set on the last day of school 1976.

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Factual error: During one of the scenes, you see a guy on a motorcycle wearing a Misfits jacket. The movie takes place in '76, but the Misfits didn't form until '77.

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Factual error: As the girls are being hazed, the girl giving the orders is shown from the front and in the distance behind her are a red and white mid-1980s Chevy S10 Blazer, a white '90s VW Jetta, tho the events of the film occur in 1976. There's also a Pier One billboard in the background. Pier One wasn't incorporated until 1986.

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johnrosa

Factual error: After the scene where the girls are given pacifiers, the next shot shows the front of the black pickup with three guys in it. In a driveway to our left and well behind the truck is a silver 1990s Chevy pickup, but the events take place in 1976.

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johnrosa

Factual error: During a classroom scene on the last day of school one of the students has a KISS "Rock and Roll Over" shirt on. That KISS album did not come out until Nov. 76, the movie takes place in the spring of 76.

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Factual error: When Mitch is on the pitcher's mound during his baseball game, it shows his baseball mitt to be a Rawlings Dale Murphy signature mitt. The movie takes place in 1976 when Murphy was a rookie, but this mitt was not produced by Rawlings until 1982.

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coachchitwood3

Factual error: When Cynthia, Mike and Tony are driving to the Top Notch, there is a very clear shot of a billboard alongside the road. It advertises PCA, an HMO for employees of the State of Texas which only existed from the mid-1980's until 1992. (The film, of course, is set in 1976.)

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Factual error: During the baseball game, the catcher's pads are extended to cover his shoulders. These type of pads were not available until the mid 80s.

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Ral0618

Factual error: The Coke sign in the background at some point when they stop the car is a new one.

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David Wooderson: That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

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During the grab and go stop Pickford, Don, Pink and Mitch are in the GTO. Pickford is the first to climb out of the car, If you look closely you can see the crew in the reflection of the door. This happens not once but twice when Don and Mitch return with the beer.

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Many of the characters from Dazed and Confused were used in the animated movie, Requiem for a Dream.

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