The Cat in the Hat

Continuity mistake: When Conrad first puts the spider lock in his pocket it is put in his left pocket, but when he takes it out, he takes it out of his right pocket.

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Continuity mistake: When Cat fills up the cupcake tray it is very messy with cupcake batter all over the tray but when he closes the tray it is clean and perfect with the batter in each cupcake holder perfectly.

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Continuity mistake: Right after the Cat, Sally, and Conrad crash, Sally's hair bow is half way down her pig tail. In the next shot, it's back on top in a perfect bow.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie when the Cat finished cleaning up the mess and was packing Thing 1 and Thing 2, everything looks immaculate except in one scene, in the corner of the living room, there are still purple splashes.

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Continuity mistake: When thing one and thing two come and they start messing everything up, they get the cupcake mix from the previous scene on Sally and Conrad, but in the next shot it's gone.

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Continuity mistake: When the children hear the bump coming from upstairs, they go to investigate. Conrad says "it sounded like it was coming from the closet." The closet is facing the stairs when they go up them. Later in the film, a shot is shown where you can see the rooms in the whole house together. The closet isn't on this shot, so where has it gone?

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Continuity mistake: In the scene when the Cat is with the kids in his car, right after they show his new steering wheel being a chain linked one, the next shot shows it as a regular steering wheel, and then back to a chain linked one for the rest of the scene.

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Continuity mistake: When the cat is going into the living room, there are at least 6 pillows on the couch but when he says he's gonna take a look under the hood, all the pillows are gone.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the cat is a piñata, the actual piñata has no opening showing the candy. Later when the cat is screaming Conrad sees the piñata with a huge opening on the belly where all the candy are showing.

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Continuity mistake: When the Cat sees Conrad and Sally's mom his hat gets all scrunched up, but in the next shot his hat is straight again.

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Continuity mistake: After Cat reads the three plans to Conrad and Sally, the "Plans Folder" disappears from Cat's hand after they run away from their hiding spot.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the cat's tail accidentally flips Sally onto the couch,we see that the couch is very far away from where the cat is, yet after a 2 to 3 second shot of a CD player coming out of the cat's hat, we see Sally standing behind a chair right in front of the cat, this is impossible as no human can move this fast.

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Continuity mistake: After the cupcakes explode out of the oven you see the purple goo splash the dog all of its face and left side. However, the next time you see the dog there's hardly any purple goo on him, just a little bit on its face.

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Continuity mistake: When the Cat is juggling all the items in the beginning, he has a cake on his hat. After he burps and everything flies up he catches everything but the cake is now gone and never appears again.

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Continuity mistake: The first time Lawrence comes in (as the trio are jumping on the couch), he starts sneezing while standing under the Cat. He's in the middle of the living room and facing the front entry; but in the next shot, he's on the edge of the living room and facing in. He jumps back and forth throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: When the kids and Cat are in the S.L.O.W driving toward the red light, the gears and wheels in front of the windshield are not turning, and the rest of the time, they do.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene at the birthday party, when the trio is at the window looking inside a shot shows them turning and yelling. It goes to another zoomed out shot, but they turn a second time.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Alec Baldwin is in the house to discuss Conrad going to military school he is dressed for work. He puts his briefcase down and sets his sunglasses on top of it. In the next scene the glasses are behind and to the side of the case and in the next scene they are back on top of the case. And so on.

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Continuity mistake: When Larry first arrives at the house there is a screen door attached to the front door, which he holds open. In all other scenes the screen door is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Conrad, Sally, and the Cat are jumping up and down on the sofa, on the table next to the sofa, the book next to the lamp keeps changing position. It's close to the lamp, then near the lamp, sideways, longways all during the scene.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Conrad and Sally are signing the contract, they have the pens in their hands, but when Cat says, "Give me five!" the pens have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Sally, Conrad and the Cat are getting on Mrs. Kwan, they are facing a tunnel with a table and two chairs above it and a water slide behind them. When they go through the tunnel they end up coming out the same tunnel, with a table and two chairs above it, before they go up the same slide Mrs. Kwan first came down, except they didn't show the toilet at the start - it was a tree.

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Continuity mistake: After Conrad tosses the candy to distract the kids, the one that hit Cat in the groin is in the foreground to get some candy. After a quick cut scene, he's standing triumphantly behind the other kids with his arms raised.

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Continuity mistake: As Cat yells, and after the swinging sequence, the kids are dropping their piñata bats. As the camera cuts to a few shots of close ups on the kids, you see no bats in their hands. After the shot widens out, you see the kids drop their bats again.

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Continuity mistake: When Larry takes out his teeth when going to sit on his chair just before the repo men come and take his TV, he puts his false teeth in a glass. Immediately after that you can see his top teeth still in.

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Continuity mistake: When Conrad, Sally and the Cat come out of the bedroom after they have first met, the camera zooms on Sally. The door behind her is closed. Goes to wide shot-Conrad is still walking out the doorway and the door is open. After that, the door remains closed.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene, 20 minutes before the end of the movie, where the cat is dancing in a rave, the pretty girl he is dancing with wears her top on her shoulders when seen from the front, but off her shoulders when seen from behind.

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Continuity mistake: The pipe on the side of the house that Lawrence came out of as the house went back to normal, doesn't exist at any other time in the movie.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the cat cuts off his tail, when he first hits it with the knife it bounces off but in the next shot it went through.

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Continuity mistake: In the wide shot of the countryside, when Joan and Lawrence are going to Joan's house, you hear the police siren, but you don't see the police vehicle. Suddenly, there are no other cars, and there's the Things posing as motorcycle cops right behind Joan.

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Continuity mistake: After the dog is secured and the kids and Cat are running, at one point Lawrence is only about thirty feet behind them. When they get into one of the kiosks, Lawrence is nowhere near, and so couldn't have known where they went. But a minute later, he's sliding down the pole and pushing through the crowd in the party area after the trio.

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Continuity mistake: When the Cat is on the picket fence, during the close ups of him, he has his elbows on the fence. When the camera is on Sally, you can see his right hand on the fence, instead of his elbow.

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Continuity mistake: When the Hummer comes out of the garage, it looks normal. When the shot cuts to the kids and then back, look at the back right wheel. You can see the back wheel of the S.L.O.W., and the end of the exhaust pipe.

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Continuity mistake: When the Cat goes to "look under the hood", he looks back over his shoulder at the kids after passing gas. You can see the definite line of white on his face that is well short of the hairline. The next time that you see his face, the white goes all the way into the hairline.

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the FUN song, Cat has a bottle of milk on a silver tray balanced on his foot. When the camera is looking at Sally, the bottle on the tray comes up into view, but now, there's a glass of milk on it that wasn't there before.

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Continuity mistake: After the Cat, Sally, and Conrad get into the S.L.O.W., the Cat goes from having no goggles on preparing to leave, to having goggles on when pulling out. For the rest of the S.L.O.W. shots, he has no goggles.

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Continuity mistake: When Lawrence comes in and sees Conrad and Sally jumping on the couch, he goes into the kitchen to nick all the food. He has a sandwich in this right hand, but after he starts sneezing to leave the house, the sandwich is on the left hand.

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Cat in the Hat: Don't worry, I have three plans. Plan A: Mess up a perfectly clean house. Done that! Plan B: Cut your losses and ditch the kids. That could work.
Sally: What about that one?
Cat in the Hat: Plan C: Trick Mom's boyfriend into handing over dog and lock. I don't know. I still like Plan B.

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Mistakes

When Conrad first puts the spider lock in his pocket it is put in his left pocket, but when he takes it out, he takes it out of his right pocket.

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Trivia

Mike Myers clicks his fingers to left and then the right of his face and then moves his waist up in a circular motion. He did the same thing in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.

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