Continuity mistake: In the scene when Bethany is in bed, right before the Metatron arrives her phone is on the hook. Right after he turns her bat into a fish it is off the hook even though she was never in a position to even accidentally knock it off the hook. (00:14:40)


Factual error: In the fight scene on the train, Silent Bob hits the "Door Open" button to throw Bartleby out of the last car of the train. Such doors are kept locked.

Continuity mistake: In one of the end scenes after Bartleby's wings have been cut off they show an overhead view where all the blood on the ground is quite obviously pink not red.

Continuity mistake: After Jay and Silent Bob cause Bethany's car to break down, she walks angrily away, shouting "nobody is f***ing me." Depending on the camera angle during that scene, the device used to hold her hair back is different.

Continuity mistake: When Bethany drinks coffee with her colleague at her job, you can see the coffee ripple in the machine in the back. After a cut, it is completely calm.

Continuity mistake: When Rufus falls, naked, from the sky and lands on the pavement, he lands with his legs spread. In the next shot, his legs are closed.

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Loki is speaking to a nun about the church at the airport. When they sit down Loki puts his arm around her chair. When she starts to get up it is still there but then the split second she gets up both of his arms are in his lap.


Continuity mistake: When Rufus falls out of the sky, it shows his body lying down. When Jay makes the comment about "Con Air" Rufus rises up while saying, "Con Air"? Con sh*t!" Yet in the next (non-close up) shot his body is still flat on the ground.

Audio problem: When the car breaks down, Bethany slams the car's seat back to its upright position. Cut to the frontal shot and you can hear the click of the car seat as it goes backwards, even though you could hear and see the seat being put back.

Continuity mistake: When Ben Affleck opens the church doors near the end, we see a flash of light. Then it cuts to God and the Metatron. They walk out and the light fades away completely. But when we cut back to Ben Affleck, the light has just begun to fade away.

Continuity mistake: When Bethany, Rufus and Serendipity are all sitting around the table in the strip club, the amount of liquor in Bethany's bottle changes from scene to scene.

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film when Bartleby is giving his rant in front of the church, there are a number of dead bodies behind him, but every time the camera comes back to him, the bodies are gone.


Bethany: You're saying that having beliefs is a bad thing?
Rufus: I think it's better to have ideas. You can change an idea. Changing a belief is trickier.

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Trivia: Kevin Smith once happened upon a demonstration against this movie by a group of Catholics. Since nobody recognized him, he simply joined in.

Matty Blast
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