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.)

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Continuity mistake: After Winifred, Sarah, and Mary get off the bus, when the young girl dressed as an angel stops and says, "Bless you," the candy bag she's holding switches from her left hand to her right arm, then back to her left hand, between shots. (00:48:10)

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Continuity mistake: In the grave yard, Binx is sitting on the book so Winnifred can't get it. A second later after their exchange, the cat is suddenly missing.

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Other mistake: When Sara lures Emily to the Sanderson house with her song, Emily is laughing and running even as she enters the house. Later in the movie when Sara lures the town's children to the Sanderson house with her song, they were all in a hypnotic sleepwalking state.

Keli

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Suggested correction: The difference is that Sarah was interacting and playing directly with Emily whereas she only cast the spell over the other kids from high above.

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 Dani and Max wake up, the sun is out, and they say it's "5:00am," but when they go upstairs and Dani is caught, it's dark outside again.

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

Sarah: What is this place?
Mary: It reeks of children!
Winifred: It is a prison for children.

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Trivia: The 3 little girls who take the witches brooms from the fence by "Satan's" house are dressed as the Sanderson sisters.

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Question: If the witches were being hung outside the house when Winifred's book showed her how to cast the life spell, where did the black flame candle and its instructions come from?

Answer: They were set up, beforehand, just in case. Winnifred knew about the spell, but she didn't memorize the incantation. So she needed the book to see how to cast it.

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If you pause the movie, you will see that the book opened up to the Black Flame Candle spell.

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