Continuity mistake: When Jim is trying to convince Paul to go in the election and he gives him a speech about morals and ethics, he draws five circles on the board. Between shots, the fifth circle drawn on the board changes in the way it is drawn.
Continuity mistake: After Mr. McAllister and Linda arrange to meet at the hotel, he is seen driving away from her house on the sidewalk. Yet later, as he checks for her at her house, the sidewalk has mysteriously vanished.
Visible crew/equipment: When Paul and Lisa are in Mr. McAllister's office complaining about a conflict of interest, Lisa says, "She's just doing this to get back at me," and you can see the shadow of the boom mic on the ceiling swing back and forth.
Audio problem: When Linda puts on lipstick at the mall, she turns and asks Jim, "What do you think?" But it's dubbed in, because her lips don't move. All she does is purse and smile.
Continuity mistake: When Mr. McAllister is getting ready to meet Linda at the hotel he gets into his car a has a big sweat stain on his back. A few minutes later the stain is gone.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jim McCalister is giving the pop quiz, it shows two shots of him looking at the clock.
Tracy Flick: I can't wait to start campaigning.
Jim McAllister: Ah, well, it should be easy for you, so far no competition.
Tracy Flick: Yeah, but you know, Coca-Cola is by far the world's number one soft drink and they spend more money than anybody on advertising. I guess that's how come they stay number one.
Trivia: Near the end of the movie after Mr McAllister gets fired and we see full-screen shots of newspaper articles detailing the election scandal, if you pause the film at the third newspaper article (with the headline 'Carver Student Plans Lawsuit') and read it, you'll see that the director had a bit of fun with the viewing audience by inserting a couple of paragraphs into the middle of the story: 'If you've paused the film in order to read this entire article, your time would be better spent renting "Citizen Ruth" from your local video store. Do you know how hard and unthankful (?) a task it is to write these fake few stories for newspaper movie pages? I've got better things to do.'
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