Little Shop of Horrors

Continuity mistake: When Seymour tries to kill the plant he pulls a gun, the gun is a six shooter, the plant grabs the gun and fires at the guy, then he fires some more, in total the plant fires 9 shots with a six shooter...

Continuity mistake: look carefully at Rick Moranis' mouth throughout the movie- he goes from having braces on his teeth to not having them, especially in scenes where he has to sing and they would have messed up his enunciation.

Continuity mistake: In "Suppertime" (reprise) the inside of Audrey II's mouth is a vibrant purple, but during "Mean Green Mother" it is a fleshy pink.

Continuity mistake: When Audrey 2 calls Audrey (just before she gets 'eaten'), a piece of hair is in front of the phone. Then it zooms in and all her hair is behind the phone.

Continuity mistake: When Seymour is in the waiting room, holding Audrey II, the plants tongue reaches for the woman bending over and the tongue is bright yellow. At other times it is red.

Continuity mistake: When Seymour has just met Orin, DDS, when Audrey and Orin are leaving on a motorcycle, and Orin asks, "You got the handcuffs?" you can see that he would have to turn right to go down the alley, but in the next shot, he just goes straight.

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Factual error: When Steve Martin dies with the mask on, the inflation bulbs (the little black bags that inflate and deflate) deflate completely. Actually they should INFLATE completely and stay that way. The gas is still on full blast and Steve is no longer inhaling (which would cause them to deflate). It was done only to emphasize Steve Martin's demise but it's factually incorrect.

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Trivia: The original ending for this film (fully produced but then deleted) was a jaw-dropping apocalypse. For starters, Audrey II actually kills and eats both Seymour Krelborn and his bride-to-be, Audrey. The giant carnivorous plant grows to gargantuan proportions and divides into multiple monsters that go on a Godzilla-style rampage across New York City, tearing down bridges, eating whole passenger trains, climbing the Statue of Liberty, and doing battle with the military. The original ending alone cost over $5 million out of the film's $25 million budget, so it was a major undertaking. When director Frank Oz test-screened the finished film, he was stunned that audiences hated the deaths of lovable Seymour and Audrey and everything thereafter. Oz hastily reassembled his cast and crew to re-shoot a cheaper, much less gruesome happy ending, which was a hit with audiences. However, Frank Oz said that he thought the original ending was far superior and some of his best work, and he was extremely dissatisfied with the revised happy ending.

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