Grease

Continuity mistake: When Sandy and Tom are eating an ice-cream sundae at the Frosty Palace, Tom takes a piece of ice-cream and puts the spoon in his mouth, but in the next shot he has his spoon back in the sundae glass.

Continuity mistake: During the race at Thunder Road, look at the length of the wheel cutters - they keep changing length throughout the whole race. Plus we only see one come off, but before the crash the two Westside ones are missing.

Continuity mistake: When Sandy tells Danny that he is a fake at the pep rally, we see Rizzo, Frenchie, Jan and Marty standing behind her in a line. In the next shot, Jan is standing directly behind Rizzo.

Continuity mistake: When Tom and Sandy are eating an ice-cream sundae at the ice-cream parlour, Tom gives Sandy some money for the jukebox. After Sandy gets up from her chair, Tom then sits back in his chair and he is looking forward, but in the next shot he is looking over his shoulder at Sandy.

Continuity mistake: Just before Kenickie runs up behind Patty Simcox and lifts up her dress she standing at the back of the hall clapping her hands, she is not in the dance contest.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sonny snaps Tom's suspenders as he enters the gym, you can see a microphone in the top right corner.

Other mistake: At the dance, students are still arriving as the band starts to set up. A moment later, the MC announces over the mic that Johnny Casino and the Gamblers will get things warmed up, and then music starts, which is not possible with the band just setting up.

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Continuity mistake: When Sandy is asking Rizzo if she's going to Thunder Road, her hair is curled under. When she's watching the race and then talking to Frenchy after Danny wins, her hair is flipped outwards.

Continuity mistake: After the Song "You're the one that I want" when Danny is doing the test your strength game you can see Frenchy running from the Ferris Wheel a second time when Rizzo and Kenickie start kissing again, when that scene happens just before the song. (01:44:50)

Continuity mistake: After the race in the LA River, the black losing car is left in the middle of the river. When Sandy is talking to Frenchie, the car has been removed from the river. And finally, it's back in the water again.

Rizzo: I got so many hickeys, people'll think I'm a leper.
Kenickie: Cheer up! A hickey from Kenickie is like a Hallmark card.

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Trivia: Olivia Newton-John had to be sewn into her trousers at the end of the film as the zipper broke. They were put on in the morning and she was not allowed to take them off or go to the restroom while they were on, as the crew would have to waste time sewing them back on.

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Question: Can anybody explain why the T-Birds didn't see each other all summer? Even if Kenickie had a job, wouldn't he still be around after work?

Answer: Well, Danny was out of town, at the beach. It's quite possible that the rest of T-Birds didn't live close enough to each other to see each other during the summer. Also, they may have all had jobs, or been travelling with their families. It's also possible that they DID see each other, although maybe not as "T-Birds". When they saw each other on the first day of school, though, they were Seniors, and they were ready and excited to be T-Bird seniors.

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Another possible reason is that not all of them were allowed to see friends during the summer. I had a couple of classmates whose parents were strict about them focusing on schoolwork and/or getting a job. No phone calls or visiting friends on the weekends or during summer: "You can see your friends at school."

Do you really think any of the T-Birds had strict parents?

When they asked Kenickie where he was, he said "working, which is more than I can say for any of youse kids" suggesting that the 3 stooges (pun intended for their stupid routine that prompts Danny to tell them to "be cool") didn't work all summer. Also, Sonny needed to borrow money in the dinner until he could get his allowance.

In regards to not living close enough to each other, it is worth mentioning that having access to a vehicle was much less common compared to nowadays.

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