Halloween 4

Continuity mistake: Rachel throws a couple of suitcases and Jamie throws 2 more and a sleeping bag down the stairs. Next shot shows a chair and boxes that were never thrown. (01:08:10)

Continuity mistake: Pay close attention to the scene at the end of the movie when Sheriff Meeker and several other troopers start shooting Michael. As the shots are being fired by multiple men, you will notice one of the troopers on the far left side of screen (blue/white flannel shirt, beard) lighting a stick of dynamite. As the shots pan back and forth between the troopers firing their shots and the shots hitting Michael, you will see this same trooper continue to keep lighting the dynamite. A few seconds later in the sequence while more shots are being fired at Michael, you will now see that same trooper now suddenly holding (and about to put down) a shotgun, the dynamite is now nowhere in sight.

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Loomis is thrown through the window by Michael Myers in the school notice that Myers' hair has strangely turned white. The next shot Myers' hair has gone back to being brown. This is more evident in the widescreen version. This was due to a reshoot. Originally the film was going to go with the white haired wig, but then changed to the dark hair wig. Obviously one scene was missed in editing.

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Suggested correction: The film was never going with a white wig. Director Dwight Little stated after hours and hours of filming, this was a mask that the hair had not been painted and everyone being exhausted on set, nobody caught the mistake. And they didn't have enough time or money to do a re shoot.

Continuity mistake: Myers at the end rips Rachel's shirt on the sleeve when she is driving the truck, right after he rips it, it is together again, he rips it again, then it is together again.

Continuity mistake: Rachel dumps a cup of coffee on Sheriff Meeker's daughter's white T-shirt in the kitchen yet there's no sign of a stain. It's not even wet.

Continuity mistake: In the trick or treat scene, Rachel's purse disappears then reappears when she runs from Michael.

Continuity mistake: When Jamie backs up into Michael in the drug store his hands are at his sides.Yet when she looks up at him he's putting on his mask.

Rob245

Continuity mistake: When Michael throws Dr. Loomis out the window at the school, the next shot shows him being thrown through a glass door.

Joey221995

Revealing mistake: When the guys are driving down the road, you can see Michael isn't under the truck. Yet 2 minutes later, he climbs in the bed. (01:16:25 - 01:18:10)

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Earl: Martians could land on Ben's doorstep and all he'd do is spit once and get himself a shotgun.

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Trivia: Series creator John Carpenter actually co-wrote an early draft of the script and even considered directing, but his ideas were dismissed by producers as being "too cerebral" for audiences, and he subsequently dropped out of the project. His script reportedly was more focused on the psychological effect Michael Myers had on the residents of Haddonfield (and possibly inspiring other murders), with Michael only appearing in visions, dreams and possibly as a "spirit."

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Question: Why is Michael being transferred back to Smith's Grove?

Rob245

Answer: Likely because keeping Michael in a maximum security facility was seen as a waste of time/resources given he had been in a coma for years.

TedStixon

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