Ghostbusters 2

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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Revealing mistake: When Oscar is standing backwards on the ledge, he moves frame by frame like a robot, revealing it's a stop motion effect and not a real baby.

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Continuity mistake: When the prosecuting attorney walks up to the witness stand with Peter on it, she stands off to the side. When Peter puts his hand on hers in the next shot, she's standing in front of it.

Continuity mistake: When Janusz is knocked off the ladders while painting Vigo's eye and Vigo comes to life in the painting, the brush he was using is in different positions on the floor depending on the shot.

Continuity mistake: When Lady Liberty shows up on the streets, she makes a left turn towards a big avenue. From the ground shot the police cars and motorcycles have moved ahead and the road is clear. From the aerial angle the cars and motorcycles are right next to the statue's feet.

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Revealing mistake: In the aerial angle of the Statue of Liberty walking down the streets, watch behind it: it is very evident where the matte painting was inserted: The street colour differs and the objects have way less definition.

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Continuity mistake: When Louis is saying 'his place at 8' there is a guy in the background on the right hand side on the sidewalk. When it cuts to the long shot and he is almost hit by the taxi, the guy is gone. (00:56:00)

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Continuity mistake: The first shot of Lady liberty walking down the streets and looking down at people is an obvious human face in disguise and makeup. In the close-up shot, it is a mask/miniature that doesn't look like the previous one, but does resemble the real Lady Liberty. This is not due to the statue being animated by ghosts, for the mistake takes place between one shot and another (besides, the statue is animated all the time), but because the FX was achieved combining a human in disguise and a miniature set.

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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: At the end of the movie, the Statue of Liberty is looking down into the window of the art building. When the Ghostbusters come out of the building, it's on the ground.

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Suggested correction: That is intentional since the power of the slime had been neutralizer. The statue was just a statue again, so fell over.


Other mistake: Louis is wearing Egon's ghostbusters uniform. The uniform shouldn't fit, because Egon is much taller than Louis.

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Suggested correction: You can see while Janine is zipping it up and when he runs out of the firehouse, that the suit is extremely baggy on him, as would be expected because of the height difference.


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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Dr. Peter Venkman: Kinda makes you wonder, doesn't it?
Winston Zeddemore: Wonder what?
Dr. Peter Venkman: Whether she's naked under that toga. She *is* French. You know that.

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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: What exactly happened to the Ghostbusters between the first film and this film? Why was a restraining order taken out against them?


Chosen answer: After the initial high of saving the city from Gozer wore off, they were blamed for the danger in the first place and sued out of business. The restraining order was additional insult to injury.

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