Ghostbusters 2

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: After Dana rescues the baby in the museum, while she holds him, his head is either turned to the right or to the left, depending on which angle focuses.

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Continuity mistake: When Venkman is going to the restaurant and calls a cab, the Ecto-Mobile pulls over and the 3 Ghostbusters exit. The 2 women walking down the street pass behind them twice.

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Continuity mistake: When a ghost makes people freak out of the theater, there's a man with a brown scarf who runs towards the camera holding a pop corn bucket. When the angle changes, he's inside the theater, exiting the place again.

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Continuity mistake: When the slime is covering the museum an aerial view shows its surroundings empty. At the end of the movie, thousands of people gather around the place, yet the aerial view when the (superimposed) slime explodes is the earlier one, making it look as if the crowd had vanished, only to reappear a second later in close-ups.

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Continuity mistake: When the ghostbusters are yelling at the jar filled with plasma, on the close-up Venkman's hand is around a metal thing, but on the wide angles it is just by its side. This keeps changing back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: During the dancing toaster scene, the pool balls' position differ depending on if the wide or close angle focuses.

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Continuity mistake: When the ghost is about to kidnap the baby, Oscar stretches out his right arm. A split second later, from a different angle, the arm is resting by his side.

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Continuity mistake: Dana chases the pram and a biker falls seconds before. She passes next to him and meters ahead, she falls on the curb with no one around. In the close-up, the bicycle has appeared next to her.

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Continuity mistake: During the trial, the coffee pot swaps the side it's facing between the front and back shots.

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Continuity mistake: While the Statue of Liberty walks down the street, the shoe swaps from a blatant rubber sneaker with the welded planks painted on it, to a more-realistic shoe with real layered planks.

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Continuity mistake: While Egon and Stantz check out the computer screen, the books on the right change positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends and all of the heroes exit the museum while the people cheer; they walk down all the steps, yet from the opposite angle they're back on the top and walking down again.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends, Ray and Egon walk down the museum steps hugging each other. When the angle changes they are way apart from each other.

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Continuity mistake: When Dana is watching the couple arguing she has her arms crossed. A frame later, from a different angle, they are not.

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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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More mistakes in Ghostbusters 2

Judge Wexler: The Scolari brothers.
Ray: Friends of yours?
Judge Wexler: I tried them for murder. Gave them the chair. You gotta do something.
Egon: Why don't you just tell them you don't believe in ghosts?

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Trivia: The sound of Vigo growling is exactly the same growl that the terror dogs from the first Ghostbusters make.

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