D2: The Mighty Ducks

D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)

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Other mistake: When Adam comes in and says "when I woke up this morning, the pain was gone", Connie is mouthing his lines behind him.

Revealing mistake: In the final game against Iceland scene, there is a point where you can see that the people in the stands are actually cardboard cut-outs.

Continuity mistake: There is an announcer's voice speaking as the camera moves in on Team USA's first game, against Trinidad. The announcer says that Team USA is leading 6 to nothing, but you can see the scoreboard while he's talking, and it says the score is 7-0.

Other mistake: When Julie Gaffeny knocks the 2 Iceland players over, she is ejected from the game. But later, after Adam scores the goal, the Iceland player winds his stick up over his head and crushes him, yet he only gets a 2 minute minor penalty.

Deliberate mistake: At no time can a player on the ice play without a helmet. It may be legal in professional hockey, but never in youth league games, world championships or not (This happens when the goalie comes out of the crease and takes his mask off to shoot his "knuckle-puck", as well as the penalty shot in the first movie.)

Continuity mistake: Jesse and Averman walk off the platform twice at the conference that Iceland breaks up.

Continuity mistake: Team USA is competing in the Junior Goodwill Games, yet in one newspaper shot their picture appears under the heading 'Olympics'.

Factual error: At the end of the movie, they show a bunch of ducks flying. Those are not ducks, they are geese.

Visible crew/equipment: When the old ducks meet their new team member and then the Zamboni is crashed through the boards, you can easily see a fog machine set up in front of the Zamboni.

Continuity mistake: When Bombay and Stansson are playing one on one, there is one point when Stansson takes a backhand. In this shot, the blade on his stick is a righty. In all the other shots during this scene, he is a lefty.

Continuity mistake: In the scene near the end, during the final game, there's a woman in the stands with a white top on, but in a following shot the same woman is wearing a blue top.

Continuity mistake: The first time they play Iceland, Fulton takes a slapshot. When the goalie makes the glove save it hits him in the top part of the glove, where his fingers would be, but when he pulls his hand out the puck mark is in the middle of his palm.

Revealing mistake: When they take a snapshot and it spins, then lands on the USA Today front page, like "Bombay Leads Team USA!" and they have his picture there... the words underneath the pictures all of the times they do this never match the story. They are just random articles that are talking nothing about hockey.

Continuity mistake: In the Big Game against Iceland, the referee snaps the puck at center-ice to start the period. When he snaps the puck he is there, but one second later he is nowhere to be seen.

Continuity mistake: In many of the game sequences players are simultaneously on the ice and on the bench. It happens most often with the kids that are not focused on so much, like Guy and Connie, but also sometimes with players like Charlie and Adam. Sometimes it's hard to tell if it is a montage and there has been enough time for the players to change, but at other times it's blatant. For example when Adam is hit on the wrist by the Iceland player you see Connie stand up on the bench and yell, but in the very next shot she's standing next to Adam asking if he's okay. And in the street hockey scene, when the puck is thrown back after hitting the car and Charlie scores a goal you see a reaction shot of the team celebrating. Charlie is visible at the bottom of the screen kneeling and cheering.

Deliberate mistake: During the big game in Iceland, I counted about 20 charges of cross-checking, 10 of roughing, a couple of tripping and slashing and a host of others. Any referee with the brains God gave a baboon would have caught those calls.

Revealing mistake: During the penalty shot for Jesse Hall Number 9, notice he is right handed, as the camera changes.. the person doing the shot is shooting with a left stick, however when Jesse cheers, its back to right. (01:35:40)

Factual error: The so-called Icelandic hockey team is not speaking anything close to Icelandic.

Continuity mistake: In the final game, Coach Bombay calls a time-out and supposedly that is where the switch of shirts between Russ and Goldberg takes place, so that Russ can fool the Iceland team and take his "knucklepuck" shot. However, when the timeout is called there is an overhead shot of all the Ducks, and you can see Goldberg in the center, facing Bombay, and Russ on the left of him (you can tell it's them buy the helmets and names on the shirts). After a shot of the Iceland team, it goes back to another overhead shot of the Ducks leaving to go back into play. None of the Ducks have changed position or barely moved, not even Russ and Goldberg, who need to move and trade shirts, which indicates that the shirt trade never happened.

Continuity mistake: When Team USA play a game of street hockey, quite a few times the puck was lying on the ground flat, but when the puck was stolen it was rolling on its side...not wobbling either.

Coach Bombay: Haven't you guys been training in the off-season?
Lester Averman: You know, I knew we forgot something.

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Trivia: In the first scrimmage game between the Ducks and the new players, Dwayne says "It's a great day for hockey". That is a tribute to former USA Hockey player and coach "Badger" Bob Johnson, who died of brain cancer in 1991. Johnson used to say this to his players every day.

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Question: What happened to Terry, Tommy, Karp, Peter and Tammy?

Answer: Their absence is never explained so it can be assumed they either moved away, lost an interest in hockey, or couldn't participate for some other reason. Terry's brother Jesse is still on the team so he probably hasn't moved.


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