The Last Boy Scout
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Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the film in the bar scene, we see Joe and Jimmy Dix talking then, Jimmy throws a punch and Joe catches it, knocks Jimmy down and he walks off. If you slow this part down as Joe begins to sit down again, there is a glass on the table half full with scotch, then when Joe reaches for the glass it is turned over and spilt, as he says, "Spilt my warm cup of piss ". (00:23:50)

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Suggested correction: According to this site's rules, if you have to use slow motion to see something, it's not a valid mistake.

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Suggested correction: According to this site's rules, if you have to use slow motion to see something, it's not a valid mistake.

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Suggested correction: If you have to use slow motion to see something, it's not a mistake.

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Factual error: There is a scene where Joe is shown taking a bullet for President Carter. The scene then shows Darian visiting Joe in the hospital after the shooting holding a picture that she drew for him. Darian looks to be about 6 or 7 years old, yet this film takes place in 1991, and she is supposed to be 13 in the movie. If she would have been 6 or 7 when Carter was in office, she would be well into her late teens by 1991. (01:02:55)

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Suggested correction: Presidents have Secret Service protection for life.

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Continuity mistake: When Wayans and Willis are chasing the limo on the freeway, Wayans draws a picture of a bomb to hold up to the guys in the limo. He draws a large circle with about 6 lines coming out of it with the word "BOM" underneath it. When he holds the picture up at the window, there is only 1 line radiating from the circle. (01:20:40)

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Suggested correction: The same drawing is used, the top is slightly cropped but the lines are still visible.

It's not the same picture. In the scene (not screenshot), the top isn't cropped and you see there're fewer lines, and the circle is different. Not only that, but we see in the car "BOM" is written differently than what we see when it's against the window. Also, when he first draws the bomb, the holes in the paper are on the left, but against the window they're on the right. One could argue he flipped the page over to start again, but we already know the final drawing is different.

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Plot hole: In the beginning of the movie Mike calls Joe's office. Mike thought Joe was in Las Vegas, but he finds out he is back in LA. Joe comes back home to find out that Mike is having an affair with his wife. Mike had plenty of time to leave the house before Joe got there.

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Suggested correction: Except Mike didn't think Joe was going to come home, especially if Joe was back in town but at his office. Plus Joe told Mike he'd meet him at Mike's office in an hour. So Mike took a shower to get ready. Not to mention he was sleeping with his friend's wife, so he wasn't making the best decisions to begin with.

Bishop73

I don't know about that. I just know that if you are having an affair with your friend's wife and your friend is Joe Hallenbeck and if there is a slight chance he might go home. You don't wait around to find out.

Continuity mistake: Watch the Mustang blow up at the beginning of the movie. It looks to be about an 88 GT convert. When it is shown after the explosion it changes to an 86. Two completely different looking cars. Check out the headlamps. (00:17:50)

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Alley Thug: Wrong place, wrong time. Nothing personal.
Joe Hallenbeck: That's what you think. Last night I fucked your wife.
Alley Thug: Oh you did, hah? How'd you know it was my wife?
Joe Hallenbeck: She said her husband was a big pimp lookin' motherfucker with a hat.
Alley Thug: Oh, you're real cool for a guy about to take a bullet.
Joe Hallenbeck: After fucking your wife I'll take two.

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