Herbie Goes Bananas

Continuity mistake: In the bullfighting scene Herbie's driver-side running board is dented upward in the middle, but in the following scene it isn't there.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Paco runs across the street, you can see studio lights reflected in the side of a VW camper as it goes by.

Continuity mistake: When Herbie is thrown overboard, his rear licence plate is missing, but when Paco rescues Herbie from the ocean, you can see the rear licence plate again.

Continuity mistake: When Pete and Melissa are slow dancing during the costume party on the cruise liner, there is a black patch on Pete's racing outfit that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.

Continuity mistake: After the bullfight, Aunt Louise knocks the shoulder ornament off Captain Blythe's uniform as they exit the car, but in a shot of Captain Blythe sitting in the back a few shots later, the ornament is back in place.

Continuity mistake: When Herbie launches the bananas on the propeller of the villains' plane, the blades cut up the bananas, covering the villains. At this point, Quinn (the villain in the black suit) has his glasses in his mouth and he takes the glasses with his left hand whilst wiping the banana mess off his face. In the next shot, his glasses are now in his right hand.

Revealing mistake: After the shot that shows Herbie spitting sea water from his exhausts, look at the bumper in the next shot of Herbie, when he gets black smoke from his exhausts. The rust doesn't look real, because they used paint to make it look like rust.


D.J.: Why do keep calling this car Ocho? Ocho means eight. Can't you read the numbers?
Paco: Sure I can read the numbers. Five and three are eight. Anyone knows that.

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Trivia: Due to the enormous number of stunts in this film, a total of 26 Volkswagen Beetles played the part of Herbie.

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