It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Continuity mistake: Just as Culpeper is about to turn around the road leading up to the park, Meyer appears and drives up the same road. When Meyer begins driving up the road, Culpeper's black car can be seen at the bottom of the road. A shot focusing on Meyer driving up the road is then shown, but Culpeper's car cannot be seen in the background shown outside the back window. (02:04:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Ding and Benjy are landing the plane, in the shot of Ding saying "Benjy, here comes a restaurant", the view outside the plane is slanted, revealing that the plane is at a tilted angle. When the plane is shown crashing into the restaurant in the next shot, it is perfectly level with the ground. (01:58:57)

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Continuity mistake: Whilst Ding and Benjy are trying to land the plane, the man in the control tower falls over the edge of the tower and is shown tangled up in a microphone wire, hanging below the tower. In the first wide shot, the microphone he was using is shown dangling below him. Then in the following shot much closer to him, the microphone is suddenly in his hand. (01:58:10)

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Continuity mistake: Just after Ding and Benjy have taken off in the plane, a sheriff helicopter is shown following them. In the wide shot, the man sitting on the right has both hands on his lap, but in the next shot, his left hand is suddenly holding a radio that is raised to his mouth. (01:16:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the last scene when they are all on the fire escape, there is one part where the landing nearly collapses and Sylvester is seen nearly flying off the landing. The next immediate shot shows Sylvester fighting for the ladder. He apparently climbed up the landing and crawled over a bunch of people in a fraction of a second.

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Sylvester Marcus: That's my mommy. She's gone crazy or something. maybe rape! OH.

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Trivia: Phil Silvers almost drowned whilst filming the scene when he drives his car into the river because he couldn't swim.

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