Ghostbusters 2

Continuity mistake: When Janusz is knocked out on the floor, his position keeps changing all the time depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: The floating toys on the stool by Dana's tub disappear when the water becomes pink goo.

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Continuity mistake: When Vigo throws the streams from the proton packs back onto the Ghostbusters, there is a wide shot of Egon getting thrown way over to the right. However, when they do a closer shot, he is way over to the left, closer to the other three Ghostbusters. (01:33:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the abandoned railway station scene, when the heads on stakes appear, you can see in the first shot, Winston is wearing his hardhat after that there is a split-second shot and it disappears. In the very next shot it reappears. (00:59:51)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end, the Ghostbusters make the Statue of Liberty smash the window on the roof of the art museum before abseiling in. The window gets completely destroyed, but just after Vigo says 'Now we become one' we see the window again and it appears less damaged than before. (01:35:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the end when Tully is shooting from the proton pack against the building that is covered in "slime" you see a wide shot of the building but you can't see Tully shooting anywhere. (01:37:30)

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Continuity mistake: When the doctors are testing the baby, the stethoscope to his right disappears on the back shots.

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Continuity mistake: Before Dana is trapped by the rubber hose, the white tube it comes out of is on her left several meters away. A split second later, the angle changes and without her having moved, the white tube is by her right side a couple inches away.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Ghostbusters arrive at the museum, and Egon tells Peter what he's found about Vigo, while speaking to each other Peter gets a bag and hangs it around his neck. In the shot where you only see Peter's back you can easily see the strap hanging straight down. But in the shot where Peter's face is visible, he's holding up the strap with his hand quite high. Cutting back to Peter's back the strap is hanging straight down again.

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Continuity mistake: When the Ghostbusters are getting up after being paralyzed by Vigo, you can see Ray in the background standing almost straight up, then there is a close shot of him still struggling to get onto his feet. (01:36:25)

Continuity mistake: When the judge tells the men to stand up, the position of the books in front of them on the table changes position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the five men are inside the statue, the light on the background is green. Before they smash the museum there's a huge pink cloud that colours the statue pink on the wide angle. However in the close-up of the men the light is green as before.

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Continuity mistake: When Dana and Oscar are at Venkman's place right after the scene where the bathtub attacks them, there is a slight mistake. Dana is shown from her left side, and she is holding Oscar. Oscar turns his head towards the camera, and almost immediately the view changes, and Dana is shown from her right side. Only thing wrong is that Oscar is still looking at the camera without ever turning his head. (00:46:15)

Continuity mistake: When Dana gives her shopping bags to Frank the doorman, the lettuce is either hidden or coming out depending on the shot, and a long brown bag appears and disappears depending on the angle focusing.

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Continuity mistake: While Dana is cleaning her baby for the bath, the bottle and sponge next to him move around between shots, the tissue popping out appears/disappears randomly, as does a towel on the corner.

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Continuity mistake: When Stantz and Egon watch the computer encyclopaedia, in the close-ups the information shows up in several single lines, but in two big paragraphs in the wide angles.

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Continuity mistake: When the statue starts to walk it has irons and cables attached to the sole of its sandals. When it's walking downtown the shoe is clean and like new (most likely the first miniature has been replaced by a human in disguise).

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Continuity mistake: Dana and Venkman watch the painting for the first time while Janosz climbs a ladder. His hand swaps between grabbing the railing or raised, between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the Judge states his sentence and the pink goo in the jar starts bubbling, the tag on its side disappears and the box to the right swaps from being parallel to diagonal to the jar, between shots.

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Continuity mistake: The pink slime in Dana's tub grows up to a height of 6 feet. then a frame later it's really small and it's growing-up again.

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Continuity mistake: When Vigo throws the streams from the proton packs back onto the Ghostbusters, there is a wide shot of Egon getting thrown way over to the right. However, when they do a closer shot, he is way over to the left, closer to the other three Ghostbusters. (01:33:50)

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Prosecutor: So what you're saying is that the world of the supernatural is your exclusive province?
Peter Venkman: Kitten, I think what I'm saying is that, sometimes, shit happens, someone has to deal with it, and who ya gonna call?

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Trivia: Slimer had no name in the first Ghostbusters movie, but the producers nicknamed him "onionhead" because of his awful smell. He was named Slimer in the cartoon series "The Real Ghostbusters." The name came from the scene in Ghostbusters where Ray shows Winston the containment unit and says, "This is where we store all the vapors and entities and slimers we trap." Since Venkman was slimed in the hotel, they decided to name the ghost that did it Slimer.

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Question: I recently saw Ghostbusters 2 on Spike TV. when the broadcast came to the point where Winston is pulled into the river of slim, before Vigon and Ray, I noticed the river of slime looked odd. It was as the river had been shrunken down, or the Ghostbusters were enlarged. Am I crazy? If I am not, then why would they make such a trivial alteration?

Answer: SpikeTV didn't alter the movie except for editing for time and content. The scene you saw was in the original film and the way the river looked was a combination of two things, the camera angle and the poor special effects of the time.

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