Happy Gilmore

Continuity mistake: A number of time when Happy is Teeing of if you watch closely the ball actually goes through his legs not straight ahead.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end in the championships,when Happy swings, his shirt comes up and his stomach shows. The next time, you can see a grey shirt tucked in underneath. Then later, there's just his stomach again.

Continuity mistake: When Happy drives the ball down the street and it hits a house the golf club is resting on his shoulder. A second later he is leaning on it.

Continuity mistake: When Happy is confronted by the IRS man, and is told about having to give up the house, the folder in the IRS guy's hands keeps switching hands from shot to shot.

Other mistake: When Happy Gilmore and Chubbs are at the miniature golf course whenever the ball comes back no one stops it or puts it back in its spot yet it is there every time.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Shooter is with the other pro golfers, (the ones with the gold jackets) and they're drinking wine, Happy interrupts them wearing an ACDC top. Notice Shooter's wine glass switch hands a number of times, and when he tells Happy to meet them on the 9th green, the wine glass has disappeared totally.

Continuity mistake: When Happy punches Bob Barker for the first time, Bob falls down a few feet away from Happy. You can see him start to get up almost immediately. But, in the shot of Bob from the front as he's standing up, he's much closer to Happy than he was in the previous shot.

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Other mistake: When Bob Barker reaches up to grab Happy by the neck, his head is resting on the grass immediately before and after that shot. Happy was standing fully upright, so there's no way Bob Barker's arm could have been that long.

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Suggested correction: Happy isn't standing. He's kneeling. You can see him stand after Bob grabs him.

LorgSkyegon

Factual error: Since the tower became a movable object by collapsing it would be considered a movable obstruction. According to rule 24.1a of the PGA Rule book. Happy could have waited for the obstruction to be cleared then putted.

Continuity mistake: The wound that Happy gets in his fight with Bob Baker becomes larger and fresher when he is in the subway place, and the next day the wound is gone.

ozwal13

Continuity mistake: When Happy hits the AC in the window it has bigger sides to fill the window space. When the AC falls on the Mista Mista lady the extra sides are gone.

Continuity mistake: On the last hole, Shooter McGavin overshoots the hole and the ball ends up going past the green. However once he shoots the ball off the man's foot and onto the green, we now see him coming onto the green from the fairway side at the bottom of the screen, not from behind the green past the hole.

jerimiah

Plot hole: The bet between Happy and Shooter is prohibited, probably legally, but also definitely according to PGA regulations. It is prohibited for any professional athlete to gamble, on their sport in general and certainly on their own performance. Both of them could get suspended or banned from Pro Golf for this, and Shooter would certainly know it.

dizzyd

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Larson bends Shooter's golf club, he's holding the head of the club in his left hand. When it cuts to a shot behind him, the club's head is in Mr. Larson's right hand. When they show him from the front again, the club head is back in his left hand.

Orderly: All right, turn your hearing aids up. I got great news. We're extending arts and crafts by 4 hours today.
Elderly lady: My fingers hurt.
Orderly: What's that?
Elderly lady: My fingers hurt.
Orderly: Oh, well now your back's gonna hurt, cuz you just pulled landscaping duty. Anyone else's fingers hurt? Didn't think so.

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Trivia: The evil man at the nursing home is played by Ben Stiller, then a rising star, in an uncredited role.

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Question: In the movie, when you see Happy's dream (happy place) for the second time, you see Shooter "eat" Grandma's tongue, however, in the TV version, that part is cut out, why? There's nothing bad about that part.

Answer: Maybe not to you but to a lot of people a scene in which Shooter graphically makes out with a elderly woman is a little disturbing, not something to be broadcast for children to see.

Nick N.

Answer: I tried to find if a specific reason was given, but couldn't. However, movie studios provide the edited version of films for television and airlines. Removing this scene (or this scene and whatever else was cut) probably would have given "Happy Gilmore" an MPAA rating of "PG", making it more suitable to broadcast. (Of course, this is 90's MPAA standards, and if "Happy Gilmore" was released today, it might get a "PG" rating and not "PG-13.) Additionally, scenes are also cut for time, so the version that was broadcast might have been for time and not content. Studios will also include deleted scenes (often not available on home release versions) into the broadcast version to ensure the film is long enough if too many scenes have to be cut.

Bishop73

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