Me, Myself & Irene

Continuity mistake: The blood comes flowing out of Charlie's hand before he gets his thumb shot off.



Continuity mistake: When Charlie shoots the cow, he had turned off the headlight of the motorcycle. After he shoots the cow the first time, the headlight is back on.


Continuity mistake: Right after Charlie and Irene push the car over the cliff, Charlie asks Irene if she grabbed the wallet off the dash and she says no. Later in the motel, when they are lying in bed, Charlie is sharing family pictures with Irene and they talk about carrying pictures in their wallets. Charlie's was at the bottom of the lake with the car. [The deleted scene on the DVD doesn't really help - in it Hank jumps off the cliff to get his wallet, and then Irene follows. However the movie shows Charlie and Irene looking down the 30 meter high cliff and walking away with dry clothes. Deleted scenes can "disallow" a mistake only if they fill in plausible back story, rather than contradicting the "proper" movie directly.]

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Continuity mistake: When Irene and Charlie are in the water near the end, the clouds change between each shot.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie, when Charlie and Shonté start arguing, Shonté takes his jacket off and throws it to one side. The jacket continually changes sides throughout the scene.


Continuity mistake: Right near the end of the movie when Irene is saying goodbye to Charlie, her makeup is a lot darker to when she is driving away in the car, it looks a lot lighter and rubbed off. When she is pulled over again by the police and gets out of the car her makeup is once again a lot darker.

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Continuity mistake: Just as Charlie reaches Dickie and Irene on the bridge, Dickie is looking forward. In the next shot he is looking down and behind him.

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Continuity mistake: When the little girl starts screaming her long hair moves from her back to her front.



Continuity mistake: The movie starts out in the present and then flashes back. The skinny trees in front of the house are tall in the beginning and in the flashback they are small. They grow a little more every time it's been a few years, but when they come back to the present, the trees are still only half grown in one shot. In the next, they are fully grown.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where both Jim's characters are beating each other at the wheel of this red convertible, bad Jim throws good Jim out of the car which was doing some 30/40 mph in a straight line. In the next shot Jim is seen chasing the car on foot: the convertible is now doing no more than 7/10 mph and it's descending a hill after a sharp right-hand corner.


Continuity mistake: At the very end when Whitey and the boys are looking for Charley's finger, they are splashing around in a very muddy river, but from the underwater shots the water is quite clear.

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Continuity mistake: In the motel scene Charlie gets two cokes. When he returns we see Irene taking off her left shoe twice from different camera angles.



Continuity mistake: When Boshane and Peterson meet Irene at the police station Peterson's tie is folded below the knot. When the interrogate her right after the fold is gone, but it's back when Peterson gets killed.


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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Hank comes crashing into the building with Dick's car, the driver's side headlight is intact. They show the people in the building, and when the shot returns to the car, the headlight is dangling from its socket.


Continuity mistake: After Charlie's thumb has been shot off he dives into the water to rescue Irene. When he reaches out for her with his left hand the thumb is back in place.



Continuity mistake: In the scene where Irene and Charlie run after the train there are several discontinuities: 1) The warning cross disappears in the shot where the last car passes. 2) In this shot the last car looks much higher than when Irene jumps on. 3) The sun direction changes.



Continuity mistake: In the scene where Irene and Hank are driving along in Gerke's car and Irene is holding the dart in her hand there are some inconsistencies: 1) The right window is sometimes open, sometimes closed. 2) When she is threatening Hank with the dart her hair is sometimes hanging over the dart, sometimes not. 3) Her seatbelt is sometimes on top of her collar, sometimes under it.



Continuity mistake: At the health food restaurant Hank gets annoyed with a slurping kid. At this point his hands change between holding on to his chair to lying on the table.



Continuity mistake: When Hank/Charlie fall into the car near the end his feet are inside the car. When the shot changes his feet are on the outside.

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Continuity mistake: This happens a lot in the movie but specifically... When Charlie is shooting the cow, the wide shots with the bike are really sunny, but in the close ups (fingers in the nose) it is overcast or studio lighting.


Continuity mistake: When Charlie compliments Irene on not giving a damn about her hair it gets tucked behind her left ear by itself.



Continuity mistake: When Hank goes after the four baseball players the one whom he gets involved with is grabs a beer bottle. The camera cuts to Hank, then back to the four guys, and the beer bottle is gone although the man is leaning against the truck in exactly the same way as before. This happens before he may want to get his hands free to attack Hank.



Continuity mistake: After Charlie tells Irene that he is schizophrenic they hold each other by the hands. When the camera is on him her arms are bent at the elbow, and when the camera is on her her arms are stretched out.



Continuity mistake: When Charlie is taking Irene back to New York on his motorcycle they come across a supposed dead cow in the middle of the road, which by the way you could totally tell is fake. Charlie pulls out his gun and shoots the cow a few times then throws his gun off to his right way off the screen. Next screen shot the gun is right next to him.


Continuity mistake: During the outside motel scene, there is a maroon car parked outside. It changes between a Ford Escort and a Dodge Intrepid.

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Continuity mistake: When Irene goes to leave the diner after Hank's jokes, his cigarette switches from his left hand, to his right, to his left again.

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Continuity mistake: When we see the policeman with the chicken stuck in his rear end there are more chicken in the background. They disappear a few seconds later.



Continuity mistake: When Charlie tries to get the little girl off the street there are the same two extras walking by in short succession.



Continuity mistake: Charlie's neighbor Ed allows his dog to crap on Charlie's lawn. In wide shots he is holding the leash roll in his right, in close-up in his left hand.



Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie Charlie and Layla are sitting on the sea side. After he asks her about her readiness to live on whale blubber in case he gets assigned to the arctic their position changes from resting on their hands to resting on their elbows.



Continuity mistake: In the scene where Charlie shoots the cow, no flame or smoke is seen coming from the gun in some shots, but all the others show flames and/or smoke.


Continuity mistake: When Charlie and Irene meet with Gerke, Gerke hides his gun under his arm.He then moves his arm to his side but then in the next shot it's back under his arm.

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Continuity mistake: When Hank/Charlie fights himself on the platform the station clock shows 3:50 while Charlie's watch shows 5:55 when he throttles himself.



Continuity mistake: When the guys in the barber shop return to their game of checkers after admiring the well endowed mom the pieces on the board are arranged differently.



Continuity mistake: Just notice that in the clip at the very, very end of the movie, when Whitey says he thinks he's found the missing thumb, he ducks under without the hose in his mouth. But in the water, it's in. Then when he comes back out, it's out again!

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Continuity mistake: Irene's hair moves back and forth between behind and in front of her right shoulder in the scene where she tells the police officer about her accident. It undergoes further changes when she talks to Dickie on the phone.



Continuity mistake: When Charlie is choking the cow the sun changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: While Hank is driving the red mustang and takes Charlie outside, the car the sun changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: At the restaurant when Charlie yells to the kid with the milkshake, the child drops it and makes a puddle besides their table. In a few shots later the amount of milk increases and moves away from the table.

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Continuity mistake: When Hank crashes into the barber shop with Dick's car, the angle of the cigarette in the geeser's hand changes from shot to shot.



Continuity mistake: In the scene where Charlie lets the woman jump the line his newspaper switches back and forth between his right hand and under his left arm.



Continuity mistake: The bandage on Jim Carrey's chin changes size frequently throughout the movie.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the three Baileygates brother's are in a field with tents etc, helping the police to track down their father, Lee Harvey is wearing a plain grey vest. In alternating shots the vest changes to one with black edging, and then back to plain grey again.

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Continuity mistake: When Dickie is in Hank's and Irene's train cabin, Irene hits him over the head and he lands on top of Hank. You can see his head is behind Hanks shoulder, but when Hank wakes up Dicky's head is next to Hanks.


Continuity mistake: After Hank has conned Irene into sleeping with him, the morning after Irene finds the "Coke" machine smashed up. In a later scene the Coke machine is back in perfect condition.

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Continuity mistake: When Charlie/Hank and Irene arrive at the train station in Rhode Island. Charlie and Hank are having a "fight", during this fight Hank unzips his pants to wiggle his "thing" at a group of ladies sitting on a bench. Immediately after that he falls to the ground and his pants are zipped.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Charlie is being chased through the train station and gets shot in the arm look out for a boy in the train station with a green top because immediately after he exits the station the boy is sitting on a bench outside.


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Hank Evans: Listen, Pocahontas, unless you put your ear to the ground, you'll never hear the buffalo comin'!
Irene P. Waters: Ok, look, I don't know what that means!



When the police are leaving the motel, you can see a camera reflection in the S.W.A.T. van as it drives by.



At the end of the movie, Charlie walks by a patrol officer and calls him Seabass. Cam Neely, the actor of the patrol officer, also played Seabass in Dumb and Dumber. Both movies are set in Rhode Island.