The Muppet Movie

Revealing mistake: When Sweetums scares the girls out of the tent, watch the first girl that runs out screaming. If you look at her face closely, you can see that she is smiling.

Revealing mistake: When Fozzie comes out on stage and starts his act, you can see lines around him, suggesting he was matted into the scene. He also reacts a second too late to the gun being shot by him, and he doesn't cast a shadow.

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Revealing mistake: As Kermit walks by the bus, the lower portion of fabric covering the operator's arm is visible.

Revealing mistake: As the camera pans down to Kermit sitting in the empty sound stage, it's easy to tell that the sides of the stool are actually solid with the background painted on them to hide the puppeteer.

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Kermit and Miss Piggy are having dinner, you can see a square outline around the moon.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Kermit, Fozzie, and the gang are following Gonzo, who is floating from the helium balloons, Fozzie opens his door and looks up at Gonzo. When he comes back into the car after Kermit shouts at him to do so, the steering wheel comes loose from the dash and all the Muppets start yelling at him for being reckless. In the next shot of the interior, the steering wheel is back in place. I do feel maybe this was a blunder that was left in on purpose, because it was so funny the way all the puppeteers ad-libbed a reaction to what shouldn't have happened, but it fails in continuity because in the next shot the wheel is fine.

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Piggie: DON'T YOU SAY IT!
Dr. Teeth: Never even crossed my mind!

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Trivia: Director James Frawley has a cameo role as an El Sleazo waiter.

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Question: In the middle of Kermit and Fozzy's song "Movin' Right Along", they meet up with Big Bird who says, "I'm on my way to New York City". Is this meeting on another movie starring Big Bird or am I sadly mistaken?

Answer: This is Big Bird's only movie where he says this line. It is a reference to his going to New York hoping to get a role on Public Television (the station that created "Sesame Street") This is verified in TV interviews with the late Jim Henson and on Wikipedia.

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