Continuity mistake: In the scene where the bad guys have taken the Captain hostage and are in the garage about to steal the guns, there's a closeup between the Captain & one of the bad guys talking. As the Captain turns, you can see an extra at the back wall dressed as a cop. He leans forward a little like he's supposed to jump in, then backs off. He's not there before or after that.
Riggs and Murtaugh head to Travis' compound where Riggs devises an ingenious plan. He siphons some gas from a pickup and begins to drive it around the compound while leaving a trail of gas in its wake. Murtaugh lights the trail and the whole housing project goes up in flames. Travis confronts Riggs in a front-end loader, but Murtaugh tosses Riggs a gun loaded with the "cop killers" and Riggs shoots Travis directly through the front scoop. Travis is still alive, but Riggs puts the trailer in gear and the burning remains of the house come down on Travis.
Trivia: After the building collapses in the beginning, the bomb-squad guy who claps (making fun of Riggs's and Murtaugh's goof up) is in real life Bill Frederick, the mayor of Orlando at the time the scene was filmed.
Question: Who is the actor playing Billy that was shot by Travis in the police station interrogation room?
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