The Pacifier

Factual error: Shane is a lieutenant and the Principal is Petty Officer first class. Shane states the Principal is the senior officer. This is wrong as the Petty Officer is a Non Commissioned Officer, while Shane is a commissioned officer. Shane outranks the Principal.

Factual error: Shane's rank is Lieutenant but his formal uniform in the hospital after he gets shot shows the rank of Captain.

Factual error: At the start we are shown Navy Seals approaching a boat under water. Their oxygen system is giving off bubbles. If they were Seals, they would have a system where bubbles would not be given off, to avoid being detected at the surface. (00:05:00)

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Factual error: When the Navy Seals land on the beach, Shane then gives a briefing on their target to capture and what to do. This is nonsense. A briefing would happen before they even left to do the mission, not as they started it in enemy territory. Being Navy Seals, they have a degree of intelligence, certainly enough that they wouldn't need a quick reminder as they start the mission.


Visible crew/equipment: When Shane is talking to Mrs. Plummer before she leaves, throughout the scene the camera man is reflected in her window (he is in black, not to get confused with Shane's white shirt) and as the car drives away the camera is shown backing up in the black door.

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Question: Shane tells Lulu a story about a family of elves that's a little obscure. Is it just meant to be another demonstration of Shane's obsession with military action, or is the story based on anything?

Answer: He is telling a story of one of his missions and just changes soldier to elf.

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