Carry On Matron

Carry On Matron (1972)

34 mistakes

Continuity mistake: When Mr Bernard pulls Miss Banks' dress he throws it behind her. When she runs to her office she is holding the dress in her hand.

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Audio problem: When the new student nurse arrives and Arthur says, "Over to the desk girls", his mouth is not moving.

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Continuity mistake: At the start, we see Sid James pull up in his car. The wipers are there, but later, when Cyril gets in the car as a nurse, the wipers are gone.

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James Warrender

Revealing mistake: When Hattie Jacques and Barbara Windsor see Madeline Smith about her baby, you can see that the 'baby' is an obvious doll.

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Continuity mistake: Mrs. Tidy and the lady in front of her are in Bunn ward. But when matron is telling Nurse Ball to take Nurse Carter to bed, if you look on the left, the lady who was in front of Mrs. Tidy is in Oven ward.

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Audio problem: When Matron says "Give it to me" to Freddy after Sid and his gang have been captured at the end of the film, her lips aren't moving.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr Tidey is squashed by the door by Sid Carter and his gang during the chase sequence towards the end of the film, Mr Tidey's flag is initially pointing down but in the next shot it is pointing up.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid Carter proves that Nurse Carter was really his son to Sir Bernard and Matron, Sid takes the wig off Cyril's head twice.

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Continuity mistake: When Matron tells Mr Tidey there is nothing more they can do for his wife, Mr Tidey initially has his flag under his arm, but in the next shot he has the flag in his hand.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr Goode tells Sir Bernard about a man turning into one-way street during their conversation in his office, you can see Dr Goode is resting his hands on the desk, but in the next shot he has his hands clasped together.

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Continuity mistake: When Matron asks Arthur if he's seen any suspicious men about, Arthur gets up from his seat twice.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr Zhivago (Sid Carter) kisses Matron's hand after she told him the directions to the delivery room, Matron is initially standing in the corridor, but in the next shot she is standing by the wall.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid tells Ernie and Freddy about the new job in the car at the end of the film, you can see Sid's hands are in front of him, but when Ernie and Freddy exit the car and run off in the next shot, Sid now has his right hand on the steering wheel.

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Continuity mistake: When Matron enters Dr Prodd's office and goes to his desk, the way Dr Prodd holds his pen changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr Tidey goes back into the waiting room after being run over by the pursuing patients, he sits on his chair and you can see he is holding his flag with his left hand. But when Sister comes in to tell him the news of his son's birth, the flag is now between his legs.

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Continuity mistake: When Cyril says "Come on Dad, hurry up!" whilst waiting outside the store room, he is initially standing by the door, but in the next shot he is now standing in the doorway.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid James interrupts the student nurse in her bath, the nurse is holding a Loofah sponge which she puts next to her chest. In the next shot, the sponge has disappeared, and in the shot after that, it is back again.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid is discussing the plan with Ernie and Freddy, Ernie has his hand around the mug on the table, but in the next shot he has his hands clasped together and the mug is now next to them.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr Goode is with Matron in her bedroom, he is holding a bottle of champagne and in one shot he has his thumb over the top of the bottle. In the next shot, the thumb is now around the bottle.

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Continuity mistake: During the conversation with Dr Goode and Sir Bernard in Dr Goode's office, the position of Sir Bernard's hands on the desk changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr Tidey comes out of the taxi, he is holding his flag in his right hand. But when he comes through the hospital doors in the next shot, the flag is now in his left hand.

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Continuity mistake: When Sir Bernard says to Matron that he is not changing, you can see the jacket Sir Bernard is wearing is only pulled halfway up. But as the camera moves behind him in the next shot, his jacket is now fully on.

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Continuity mistake: When the receptionist asks Nurse Carter for her first name, you can see the fingers on her left hand are lying straight but in the next shot they are bent.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid says to Cyril that his skirt is a bit tight, Ernie has his arms by his side, but in the next shot his arms are now crossed.

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Continuity mistake: When Freddy says to Cyril, "Couldn't you do with a bit more here?", Ernie is seen crossing his arms. In the next shot, he crosses his arms a second time.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr Prodd crashes the ambulance into the hospital at the end of the film, Sir Bernard opens the door and you can see Dr Prodd is looking directly at the camera. In the next shot, he is looking directly at Sir Bernard.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid is in the car with his son and Freddy and Ernie, you can see that Freddy is behind Cyril when he is driving. But when we see a close-up of Cyril, Freddy is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When Freddy says "No 73 doesn't go to Brixton", you can see he is resting his arms, but in the next shot he can be seen putting his left arm on his right arm again.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid is discussing the plan with Freddy and Ernie, the cup and tankard in front of Freddy on the table change position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Matron asks Sid Carter for his name when he is in the hospital corridor, the position of Sid's hand on the door-frame changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Sister goes to see Mrs Tidey while she is eating a banana in her hospital bed, there is a box of chocolates in front of Mrs Tidey and you can see the top lid of the box is facing her, but when we see Mrs Tidey in the next shot, the front end of the box is now facing her.

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Continuity mistake: When Sid Carter is discussing the plan with Ernie and Freddy, the milk bottle in front of Ernie changes position between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When Sid James blows up the store room door, the dynamite explodes before he turns the handle on the detonator.

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Continuity mistake: When Kenneth Williams gives back Wendy Richard her baby and says "I think he's just had one", he opens the entrance door and Wendy and another nurse are seen leaving, but in the very next shot when Kenneth is going into the hospital, Wendy and the other nurse have suddenly disappeared.

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