Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Corrected entry: When the old lady kicks Alex out of the jeep, Alex takes her handbag. The handbag is with the old lady again in several scenes after that.

Correction: No mistake. Another tour members hands it back to her and says he found it in the scene after the penguins steal the jeep.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the newspaper shows Alex being rescued from his crate, the date is April 8, 1972. During this time, if you look in the background during several shots, you can see the World Trade Center. The World Trade Center 2 was not completed until 1973.

Correction: No really a mistake. The exterior of the buildings were completed long before 1973 so it is possible to see the towers as he entered the harbor.

Corrected entry: The movie was made in 2008, but the Twin Towers appear in the skyline of NYC when Alex arrives.

Correction: The part that shows Alex arriving in NYC is a flashback. Presumably prior to 2001 since he's a cub.


Corrected entry: When little Alex is in the box in New York, there is a fish in his hand when he is taken out of the box. The box is sealed tight when he is seen floating from Africa and to New York.

Correction: No, there is a hole in the box, as shown from a cutaway of little Alex curled in the box, out to the open sea.

Brenda Elzin

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Alex: I wanna prove to my dad that I'm a *real* lion.
Marty: As opposed to what, a *chocolate* lion?



The newspaper headline showing young Alex being rescued from a crate is dated April 8, 1972. In the next scene, we see young Alex dancing in the Central Park Zoo, and watching him are Marty, Melman and Gloria as baby animals. This makes no sense at all. In the first film, Marty celebrates his tenth birthday. Key word: tenth. It is also known that the scenes of the main characters as adults take place in the present i.e. Alex confessing to breaking Marty's iPod. Seeing how the animals age quicker than humans, Marty, let alone his three friends, would have to have been born in the mid-1990s and the flashback scenes could not have taken place in 1972.



If you look at the birth mark on both Alex's and Zuba's right paws they are in the shape of Africa, including the island of Madagascar which is off the east coast of Africa.