Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II (1987)

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Continuity mistake: The hand gets it's thumb caught in a mousetrap, yet in the next shot it's index finger is the one caught in the trap. (00:31:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Ash is driving away from the evil force, as he drives through the forest a huge set of spotlights is visible in a tree. (00:10:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Henrietta is attacking Ash, the clock in the background alternates from reading 1:15 or 1:30. (01:09:00)

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Continuity mistake: When deadite Linda first pops up outside the window in front of Ash her hair is in a bun, but the view changes and her hair is down. (00:18:30)

Continuity mistake: During the movie, you can see that the metal handle of the chainsaw switches between being thin and thick. This is because they had replaced the handle half way through the shoot and had just painted the regular one silver and brown.

Other mistake: When Evil Ed picks up Jake and throws him headfirst into the lightbulb, watch the speed that he hits it and then falls away from it; he moves far to slowly.

Continuity mistake: Ash's shirt is untucked as he listens to the tape, but when he runs into the room after Linda screams, his shirt is suddenly tucked in. (00:03:15 - 00:05:20)

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Revealing mistake: Evil Ash has no hand (just a stump) however when he grabs Annie and throws her into the wall, he has his right hand back. (01:01:10)

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Factual error: When Ash finds the bridge destroyed, in a side view we see the bridge missing, and both cliff edges either side of the screen. However the right cliff side is up MUCH higher than the cliff Ash is on. (00:10:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Ash wakes up, after being knocked unconscious by the puddle, he has leaves stuck in his hair. In the next shot they've gone. (00:08:35)

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Continuity mistake: Ash chops his hand off at the wrist, yet later it is seen to have a fair amount of forearm attached to it. (00:29:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Evil Ash picks up Jake, to throw him, from a ground-shot you can see a black cable attached to Ash's back, and to the right side of the screen a crewmembers hand comes into view. (00:56:15)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Linda's headless body is chasing Ash through the tool shed, at some points you can see the stick that's holding her muppet-like body. Also, at one point you can see the hand holding it up. (It is very visible after she gets the chainsaw in her neck and Ash is trying to beat her away. Easiest seen in slow motion.) (00:21:00)

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Audio problem: After Linda's head is possessed and bites Ash's hand, as he's getting up and going to the work shed, his mouth doesn't move as he says the word "work-shed", and it is obvious that it is dubbed in. (00:28:55)

Audio problem: When Ash is struggling with Linda's head, he bangs it against several objects. At one point he slams the wall, which sounds like a large metal panel or piece of aluminum siding. The cabin is made of wood. (00:19:45)

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Deliberate mistake: When the hillbilly is dragged into the cellar, the resulting explosion of blood has a much greater volume than the actual amount of blood in a human body. This is done to support the campy gore motif of the film. (01:03:20)

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Revealing mistake: After Ash is punched unconcious by Jake, as Annie shakes him, screaming at him, he grabs her arm, although he's out cold. (00:36:25)

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Continuity mistake: After Ash opens the Book of the Dead, he doesn't swaps pages, yet in the second shot the pages the book is open on are different. (00:02:50)

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Continuity mistake: After Ash wakes up by the puddle of muddy water, the amount of mud on his face and neck differs. (00:06:40)

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Audio problem: When Ash is standing by the self-playing piano, it is clear that the keys being pushed are way out of sync with the music. (00:14:25)

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Ash: There's something out there. That... That witch in the cellar is only part of it. It lives... Out in those woods, in the dark... Something... Something that's come back from the dead.

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Trivia: In the last scene, after Ash has traveled back in time, a knight lifts his visor and shouts, "Hail he who has come from the skies to deliver us from the terrors of the Deadites." This knight is Sam Raimi, the director. The knight to his left is his brother Ted Raimi. (01:20:20)

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Question: Why does anybody (including Sam Raimi) claim that Evil Dead 2 is a sequel with flashbacks to the first film? As a sequel, there is virtually zero continuity to the first film. This was an obvious remake.

Charles Miller

Chosen answer: Evil Dead II starts out with a recap of The Evil Dead where Ash cuts off the head of his girlfriend Linda with a shovel and then is attacked by the entity, which is how the first film ended. While Linda is played by a different actress, it's still meant to be the same events as The Evil Dead. The cabin windows are still barricaded from the end of the first Evil Dead, and Ash's pant leg is still torn from Deadite Scott attacking Ash. Additionally, the end credits say: "Evil Dead II", the sequel to the ultimate experience in grueling horror, was filmed in Wadesboro, North Carolina and Detroit, U.S.A.

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