Army of Darkness

Continuity mistake: When Ash confronts Bad Ash, Ash has his original right hand even though it should be replaced with a metal gauntlet.

Continuity mistake: When Ash is in the pit and the spiked walls start moving inwards, how far apart the walls are keeps changing but not in a logical order until he crawls out of the pit.


Continuity mistake: For the mini-Ash's only one is Bruce, all the others have fake chins on to make them looks like Bruce. (00:32:15)

Continuity mistake: In ED2 and Army they obviously had no real way to make it look like Ash was missing a hand so they obviously had him put his hand in a fist and put a bandage over it, long wrist, eh? (00:19:30)

Continuity mistake: In one of the scenes where Ash is fixing his new hand, specifically the scene where he is tightening the straps on his arm, you can see a big chunk of his hand past the wrist. (00:22:45)

Continuity mistake: After Evil Ash is killed and Sheila is knocked to the ground, there is a close-up of her beautifully made-up face and coifed hair. Then Ash helps her up and she is grimy and disheveled and sweaty again. (01:24:20)

Revealing mistake: When Ash is in the pit and the Wise One tosses him his chainsaw, as the chainsaw is tumbling through the air the ripcord on it is always hanging down. Shouldn't it be flying all over the place? (00:13:55)

Other mistake: When Ash is splitting into his two halves, he backs into a huge tree and it moves. The tree moves again a few minutes later when bad Ash is shot and flies into it. (00:37:45 - 00:39:00)

Continuity mistake: Ash's hairstyle varies throughout the film. The scene where he get the Necronomicon is the most obvious because in that scene he has very bushy hair.

Continuity mistake: When the Mini-Ashes have Ash tied up and are holding his nose shut (so he'll open his mouth), when the scene briefly cuts to a POV shot from the one Mini-Ash that's performing the dive into Ash's mouth, the other two now suddenly have switched to holding Ash's mouth open with their hands, then immediately the scene cuts back to Ash opening his mouth (again) and the two Mini-Ashes are now holding his nose shut.

Revealing mistake: In the pit, Ash uses his chainsaw to cut off the second monster's hand. In the shot from above where the hand is going up, the monster still has both of his hands.

Deliberate mistake: During the final battle, when Ash is driving around in his car with the giant fan mounted to the front mowing down enemies, some of the evil skeletons he runs into aren't moving at all for several seconds before being hit. This reveals that the were just props designed and set-up to be run over for the effect. Additionally, the first two sets of skeletons he chops up in the fan are the exact same skeletons shot from different angles. (You can tell from the distinct way the one skeleton's arm comes off and ends up on the car's front).


Other mistake: You can see that Ash is without his shotgun after being captured by the knights, even when he's thrown into the pit. However, it appears out of nowhere when he is prompted to shoot Arthur's sword. The only weapon that we saw returned to him was the chainsaw when the wise man tossed it down to him.

Factual error: After coming out of the pit, Ash gets three shots out of a double barrel shotgun. There was a sound of cocking when the shotgun has to be cracked open to re-load.

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Revealing mistake: When Duke Henry's soldier is thrown into the pit, the pair of soldiers holding him stop just short of actually throwing him off the ramp and he very obviously jumps into the pit. (00:09:55)

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Factual error: When all is back to normal and Ash is back at his job at S-Mart, a witch shows up and starts trashing the place. Ash is knocked behind the sporting goods counter, where there is (of course) a cabinet containing guns. Ash then jumps up and blows the witch away, firing 37 times. He's using a .38 caliber Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine with a "Trapper" loop lever. It only holds 9 rounds.

Other mistake: When Ash is separating into two (good and evil) Evil Ash is growing on his right side which is the same side as his "gauntlet" hand so the Evil version should have it, not Good Ash.

Revealing mistake: When Ash is forced to swallow one of the mini-Ashes, it's obvious that the two mini-Ashes pinching his nose aren't actually touching him and have been green-screened in. (00:31:05)

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Other mistake: Just after his 'If any of you primates even touches me' speech, Ash yells and then turns to shoot the pit monster. Only problem is, while he's yelling, Ash is turning to his right. But in the next shot, he's turned to his left. (00:18:45)

Continuity mistake: Ash is chased by an evil entity to an abandoned windmill and only prevents it from getting him by barricading the door shut, yet when he smashes the mirror you can see the door behind him and it's wide open. (00:30:10 - 00:31:45)

Ash: Don't touch that please, your primitive intellect wouldn't understand things with alloys and compositions and things with... Molecular structures.

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Trivia: When Ash opens his trunk to get out some useful items, there is a Fangoria magazine and the cover is for Army of Darkness.

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Question: Whatever happened to Ash's chainsaw? Surely he wouldn't be such an idiot to leave it in the shack where he made sushi out of Bad Ash.

Answer: Towards the end of the film, when Ash mounts his horse and rides off into the sunset (before it then cuts to present day and he's back at the S-Mart), you can see his chainsaw is strapped to the horse's saddle. It seems that he either recovered it after the battle or perhaps he sent someone to the windmill to retrieve it.

Answer: It most likely ran out of gas or broke down.


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