Hocus Pocus

Revealing mistake: Right before the witches burst through the roof of Max's house, after they retrieve the book, you can see the charge used to set off the explosion in the window just below where they exit.

Other mistake: Winnie could not have known that Max said, "It's just a bunch of hocus pocus," considering the three of them were still dead at that time. (They couldn't have been ghosts, because she didn't know who lit the black-flame candle.)

Other mistake: The same footage of Allison making the salt circle in Max's room is used both times we see her do it.

Continuity mistake: As Alison holds off the Sanderson sisters with the box of salt, some shots show her holding the salt up close to the Sandersons while other shots the box of salt Is further away from them.

Scott215

Continuity mistake: When the witches figure out that the "Burning Rain of Death" was actually water, it showed that they were all wet from before they managed to get under cover. In the next shot, as they leave the house, they're all bone dry.

Continuity mistake: When the sisters are in "Satan's" house and meet the wife, her curlers change position.

Winifred: You know, I've always wanted a child. And now, I think I'll have one...[screaming] ON TOAST!

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Trivia: The film is produced by David Kirschner, who also came up with the original story idea. Despite "Hocus Pocus" being a family-favorite, it's not Kirschner's first foray into something creepy and supernatural... he's also the main producer on all the "Chucky" movies (and the TV show), and even designed the Chucky and Tiffany dolls. It's pretty ironic... he's responsible for both delighting and terrifying 80's and 90's kids all over the world.

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Question: Throughout the film, everyone says that Binx was trying to prevent the candle from being lit, so why at the end does he thank Max for lighting it, and explain to Emily that he had to wait for the candle to be lit?

JohnShel91

Chosen answer: Binx had accepted his fate of being a cat forever so instead, he decided to stop the candle from being lit. It was only near the end of the film that he saw the death of the witches broke his curse.

THGhost

Answer: Binx knew that bringing the Sandersons back to life would be dangerous, so he tried to prevent it. It was only AFTER the group killed the witches that he was thankful since his curse was lifted. He said that to Emily because he waited 300 years for the right person to light the candle and destroy the witches.

Answer: He accepted his fate until the end of the movie.

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