Other mistake: In the library scene, the guards are harassing the inmate by throwing books on the floor to make him pick them up.One of the guards drops a book on the floor to tell the inmate that he missed one but when he comes back to pick it up he actually picks up 3 books.
Continuity mistake: Sasquatch was banging his head on his cell wall. Paul Crewe entered and began a conversation with him. In every ensuing shot of Sasquatch, the blood pattern on his forehead had changed, never the same as any shot before.
Continuity mistake: When Paul Crewe is talking to the old guy that hit the Warden and he says "Oh s***, the Warden?", there is a guard up on a catwalk in the distance behind him, just turning around on the right side to head back to the left. Then the camera cuts to the old man ("Oh s*** is right,") and then back to Crewe, and the guard is suddenly at the other end of the catwalk. There is no way he could be there already.
Continuity mistake: When the inmates step down from their van outside the stadium, the van parks against a wired fence and there is considerable amount of space to move around. When Crewe looks up to the sky with three choppers passing by, the van position is now parallel to the fence and there is only enough space for the inmates to line up. The scene then changes back to the previous position where the van faces the fence and the inmates have enough space to walk together instead of making a queue.
Continuity mistake: When Crewe blocks Deacon's attempt to score game point, Deacon's sweat covers all the way to his shirt's sleeve. When Deacon calls the block as a foul, the sweat only covers up to his shoulder. In fact, throughout the one-on-one game between Crewe and Deacon, the shape of the sweat keeps changing.
Continuity mistake: When the dishonest referee falls after getting thrown on his groin for the second time, he lies pretty close to a yard line. In the close up scene where Cheeseburger Eddy makes the McNuggets mockery, the umpire's knees actually touch that yard line. The position changes again in the panned scene where the referee rests midway between two yard lines and Crewe kneels to talk to him. When Crewe tries to warn the referee and give him the Wet Willie joke, the position returns to the similar one as the McNuggets scene.
Continuity mistake: The locker room used by the inmates changes between the pre-game and halftime. During the pre-game, the locker room they use is close to the field because the scene shows a lot of sunshine coming through the double-door entry with window panes. When the inmates take the halftime break, the walkway leading to the locker is quite dark and the entrance is only a single door with no window pane. The first time code is the scene from the pre-game and the second one is for the halftime.
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Continuity mistake: When Paul Crewe fakes the snap at the end of fourth quarter, the ball is hidden between the tips of an unidentified player's shoes (presumably the center). When the camera zooms in and the player moves away to let Nate Scarborough pick it, the ball is now closer to the knees of that player.
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