Kindergarten Cop

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the film John and Detective O'Hara are driving. She suddenly gets really sick, so John stops the car so she can get out. She runs and then throws up. When she comes back to the car she trips on a log that was never there before. (00:19:45)

Continuity mistake: After Kimble walks in on Phoebe and Henry in the bedroom, the positions of the pillows change (in one shot a pillow falls of the bed, but is back on in the next), and the sheet of paper move around the bed sheets too. (00:55:50)

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Continuity mistake: On Kimble's first day as the kindergarten teacher, he's wearing a white shirt with jeans and a jacket. When he shows up the next day and is talking with the mother of one kid, he's wearing a maroon shirt with khakis. They then cut to the kids doing the pledge of allegiance, then to the kid eating everybody's lunches. In that shot Arnold is wearing the white shirt, jeans, and jacket. But then, they cut to "Who is your daddy, and what does he do?" sequence, and Arnold is back in the maroon shirt and khakis. It seems the "Lunch-box kid" part was in the wrong spot.

Continuity mistake: When Kimble is getting the kids to bring a toy back to the carpet, some children clearly sit down twice between shots, most noticeable a boy in a striped shirt holding a big yellow truck. (00:47:00)

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Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the film while the school is on fire, Kimble's partner runs to the side door gun drawn. She is spotted by Crisp's mom and is hit by her car, knocking her down. When she arrives shortly with a bat to save Kimble she is much more banged up than when she was first struck, most noticeably a rip on her right shoulder that wasn't there before.

Continuity mistake: When Kimble returns back to the Kindergarten class at the end of the film, everyone is sitting drawing. Between shots one boy who is sitting drawing, is suddenly a girl in the following shot. (01:41:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Kimble is first introduced to the kindergarten class, there is a clock on top of the piano which reads "10:30." Few shots later it is pointing to "9:30" (00:24:30)

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Continuity mistake: As Crisp stuffs some paper on a library shelf, before starting the fire, the books on the shelf differ from shots. (01:28:40)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Phoebe is interrogating Cindy, Cindy refuses to testify or identify Crisp in the line up. She then tries to leave the interrogation room, but it's locked. When the interrogation is over, we see that Phoebe opens the same door without any problems, or anyone opening it from the outside. (00:08:38)


Continuity mistake: After Kimble has a bad dream, he wakes up, and from shot to shot the items on the desk in front of him keep changing and moving around. (00:53:45)

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Continuity mistake: The items on the pharmacy counter neaten themselves between shots, as Crisp picks up the "Rectal Thermometer." (01:20:20)

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Continuity mistake: When the school is on fire the sprinkler system is activated, but when Mr. Kimble goes from the 'raining' first floor to the second floor to search for Dominic, there is no evidence of any water from the sprinkler system.

Continuity mistake: After the kindergarten class have finished their speech, the little kid who spoke last turns around and begins to jump up and down. When the shot changes as the principal starts to speak, he is facing the front, standing perfectly still.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where John and Phoebe arrive in Oregon, it's raining. When we see the two in the car, the wipers are on, yet not a single drop of rain hits the windshield. The only rain on the windshield are drops that are just out of reach of the wipers. (00:18:38)


Continuity mistake: When Kimble grabs Crisp and throws him onto a table, a coffee cup gets knocked over and rolls off the table. In the next shot it is now on the table and upright. (00:13:30)

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Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the film while the school is on fire, Kimble's partner runs to the side door, gun drawn. Phoebe is spotted by Crisp's mom and is hit by her car, knocking her down. Crisps mom's hair is pulled back, but when she is in the school locker room and discovers Crisp shot dead her hair style is different, not pulled back.

Continuity mistake: Earlier in the movie... when Kimble is looking for Cindy (just before the "line-up") and Arnold says the line - "Alright party's over, everyone go home" he tosses some guy onto the glass coffee table which gets completely destroyed. Arnold's next line a moment later is, "next time, my place." The next scene, the coffee table appears good as new and the the guy is no longer there.

Continuity mistake: When Det. Kimble opens the door in the school to see the two kids making out, we see the hallway behind him is clear of smoke. However, in the next shot the hallway is now full of smoke again.


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Trivia: When Kimble carries Phoebe into the motel, he says two short sentences in German (the only time Arnie can be heard speaking his native tongue in a movie.). For interest, these mean: "That makes me stinking mad. Now I'm mad."

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Question: Why does Zack have bruises everywhere on his body,also,why does his mom lie about it?

Answer: Because he's being abused by his father. As explained in the movie the father beats him and his mother as well. So she has to lie about Zack's black and blue marks. In one scene the mother explains Mr. Kimble that the father is undergoing therapy. He says that if it happens again he will report it. As Zack shows bruises again, Arnold's character goes out and beats Zack's father.

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