Corrected entry: At the climax to the drag race, when Danny jumps the puddle and takes the lead, as his car hits the pavement in slow-motion, you can see that the car literally falls apart (the bumpers fall off and the hood pops open). In the next shot, the car's in perfect shape again.

Correction: The only thing that happened was the hood and trunk popped up - they could of easily went back into place without anybody fixing it.


Corrected entry: In the Greased Lightning scene when Danny starts singing he throws his jacket behind him and you can see it land on top of a cupboard behind him. When they all go behind the car you can see the same cupboard but the jacket isn't on top of it.

Correction: It gradually slipped off the cabinet as they were going behind the car.

Vernon Gilmore

Corrected entry: When Sandy is singing the "Hopelessly Devoted to You" song when she see's Danny's reflection in the pond you can see him crouching behind a tree to make the image in the pond.

Correction: It is not a real image, it is super-imposed. What you see by the tree is a pink flamingo.

William Bergquist

Corrected entry: In the drive-in scene, just after Sandy has rejected Danny and slammed the car door into his privates, look very closely at the car door. At the end of the movie, we see the car is a bright red colour which is covered with lots of dust during the rest of the movie. In this series of shots you can see 'John's' written into the dust (using a finger, obviously) on the car door, obviously referring to John Travolta. This is best seen in the digitally remastered version.

Correction: It actually says James (the s is on the front fender).


Correction: This is not exactly a mistake. True it is oddly coincidental that the name John would be written, but it is possible that someone at the drive-in signed their name in the dust.

Corrected entry: In the last song there is a shot over the fairground which shows a spinning rotor cage full of people. Back on the ground two seconds later the rotor cage is clearly visible in the background and obviously empty.

Correction: "We Go Together" is a montage of the carnival, not a true-to-the-minute depiction of time. (As evidenced by Jan and Doody "jumping" onto one of the rides and back off within a matter of seconds.) However, even with that, the rotor cage has time to land and empty between shots.


Corrected entry: Kenickie was supposed to sing the 'Grease Lightening' song but John Travolta was given the part because he wanted it.

Correction: Actually, they were both supposed to sing it, and I believe Kenickie did sing more in the play because on the Grease soundtrack, it says that "Greased Lightning" is sung by both of them.

Corrected entry: In the Beauty School Dropout song, Rizzo, Jan and Marty are part of the singers. Toward the end of the song, while holding a long note, Rizzo stops singing and looks away, then starts singing again.

Correction: This is a guilty reaction to a line in the song, "Get off the pot." It's subtle, but definitely meant to happen, and not a mistake.

Revealing mistake: In the soda shop, the waitress turns off the lights with her elbow because her hands are full, but she misses the light switch by 6 inches. (00:55:10)

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Question: I can't understand why Sonny hauled Sandy off the dance floor during the dance finale. Sure Sonny was a bit of a jerk, but he idolized Danny and would never disrespect him. Also there was nothing to suggest that he and Cha-Cha were friends. I never truly understood.

Gavin Jackson

Answer: I agree it plays a bit strange, but I always chalked it up to Sonny wanting Danny to win the dance competition and Sandy, although not bad, admits she's not on Danny's level, while Cha-cha is "the best dancer at St. Bernadette."

Answer: He's fall-down drunk, that's why. He's drinking during the entire dance.


Chosen answer: It's so Cha-Cha can go with Danny. You can see Cha-Cha giving Danny the eye. So Sonny took Sandy away for Cha-Cha's benefit.

Answer: It was because they were going to moon the cameras, they didn't want to embarrass Sandy since she would've been offended if it happened when she and Danny were dancing.

Answer: When he's pulling Sandy away he is also yelling to Danny "Go! Go! Go!" So I was also wondering like if Cha-Cha told him to do that and they just failed to add that into the scene.

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