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Continuity mistake: At the time they were all little kids, the veteran from the war (Brendan Fraser) gave them cigarettes. When the girls were leaving, Teeny took one last puff and stopped it out, in the next shot she throws down the cigarette again and steps on it.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are cycling along with the War Veteran, in one shot the Veteran is walking down the middle of the road. In the next shot, he's walking on the grass at the side of the road.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Roberta is being pulled onto the sand you can see that the sand is on her shorts and hair, but in the next scene the sand is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Chrissy is standing holding the plate of biscuits, her thumb differs from resting on the plate to erect in the air from shot to shot.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls hide behind the log and spy on the boys who are skinny-dipping, the behind of Teeny's yellow shorts gets really dirty. Moments later when they cycle off, the rear of her shorts is now clean.

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Continuity mistake: Chrissy is sitting on the driveway as Samantha, Roberta and Teeny paint the garage. Between shots she (and the radio and her sandals) moves much further up the driveway.

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Continuity mistake: During the café scene, Roberta's straw and spoon often change positions and swap places.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny arrives in her limo, she hugs Chrissy then Sam. As she hugs, she holds a pair of sunglasses in her hand which alternate from having the arms folded in/out between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam's dad leaves, there is a grey Volkswagen Beetle parked on the street behind him. Yet in the previous shot it was parked on a driveway, not the street.

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Continuity mistake: The girls are round Sam's Grandma's house drinking lemonade. Then when Grandma runs over to take their cups away, a cushion appears on Teeny's lap between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Sam's dad leaves, Sam gets out of bed, grabs her poncho and shoes and puts a bag over her shoulder. She puts her poncho and shoes out through the curtains twice, and as she climbs through and jumps out of the window, the bag has vanished from her shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: When Chrissy, Teeny and Sam are standing near the barbecue and table of food talking, they turn to walk over to the foldout chairs and swings. As they turn around you can see by the tree are two flowery foldout chairs next to each other. But in the next shot when they walk over there, there's now a small flowery footstool in between the two chairs.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam says "it'll work," in the diner, she puts her spoon in her coke glass and puts her hand down on the table. In the next shot she raises the same hand up, now with the spoon magically in it.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are at the table, Samantha is doing her hair, and her white hairband is hanging from her arm. At frist it hangs by her armpit, but in the next shot it hangs from her wrist.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls see the 'floating' tombstone coming toward them, Teeny gets up twice between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam rings the bell to wake up Roberta, as Roberta walks to the window to ring the bell back, we see a silver torch on the desk lying on its side. Then when Roberta picks it up it's standing upright.

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Continuity mistake: After Teeny puts the record on in the attic, a pair of white gloves suddenly appear, hanging out of the drawer behind her.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls go to visit Sam's grandma, she has only two glasses of lemonade ready. When she sees the other girls, she says 'Let's find some more glasses.' She's away for about five seconds and comes back with five full glasses. Are we expected to believe she got to the kitchen, got the three extra glasses and filled them with lemonade all in five seconds?

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the four girls are at the door of the fortune teller, if you look at Christina Ricci's pants, they change completely between shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the softball game, a boy in a red shirt hits the ball, and the ball goes flying way past a boy in a black shirt. However in the following closeup, the boy in the black shirt catches the ball as if it never went past him.

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Continuity mistake: The positions of Chrissy, Teeny and Sam change in every shot, as they splash about in the water.

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Continuity mistake: In the very first wideshot of the softball game, the batter up is a boy wearing beige shorts and a blue top. Then it cuts to a closeview of the batter, who is suddenly a boy in a red top and brown trousers.

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Continuity mistake: The flowery cloth that the fortune-teller lays out, to put the tarot cards on, is different from when she first lays it out to the wideshot when she lays the murder card down. The roses on the black cloth are in different places and are bigger.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta is on the tree branch before she dives, in a frontal shot she is bending down holding onto a branch for support. In a reversal shot she's standing up straight.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls ride up to Sam's Grandma's house, the distance between the stand of flowers and the door changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Chrissy is giving birth, she wears a shirt which has many watercolour brushstroke patterns printed on it. Through the birth scene these brushstroke patterns on her shirt vary and change between wideshots, closeups, etc.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta is driving Chrissy to the hospital, Sam holds a bottle of alcohol. Between shots the level in the bottle suddenly lowers.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are painting the garage, a large section of the garage in front of Samantha suddenly becomes painted between three shots.

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Continuity mistake: People pass the diner window, walking by, and then in the next shot they just vanish.

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Continuity mistake: When they do their first seance, a storm starts and rain is pouring, so the girls run away, but Sam turns back to look, and the large white candle she holds switches hands between shots, and the cloths she's holding change position.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls paint the garage door, Crissy's Twinkie switches hands between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam, her mum, her sister and Mr. Kent are eating, between the first overhead shot of the table and the closeup of Sam, the position of food on her plate differs.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta is punching the bully, in one shot Scott trips to the floor in the crowds yet in the next shot he's standing.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are smoking with the War Veteran, in one wideshot Teeny blows out a mouthful of smoke, but in the next closeup of her there is no smoke in front of her.

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Continuity mistake: During the shots through the softball game, the position of the people sitting on the fence in the background, the cows behind the fence, the large lorry etc., change.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls stop by the tree to take a break, as she turns off the radio, Teeny changes from standing to the left of her bike, to standing over her bike frame, with one leg either side.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls ride away from the wormers, after stealing their clothes, Teeny throws some underwear into the air. However in the previous shot she put all the clothes she was holding into the basket on Samantha's bike, because her bike has no basket.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are searching through books in the library, Roberta tells everyone to come and look at an article. Whilst getting up, in one shot the book in front of Samantha is open on a page full of both text and pictures. In the following shot the page is just all text.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls enter Sam's Grandma's house, the position of the dress hanging over the bench, indoors, near the door, changes.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta is fighting the boy at the game, in one shot she's pulling back her right hand to backhand him across the face and then the next its her hand is pulled back to punch him.

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Continuity mistake: The way Teeny holds her Cosmopolitan magazine changes between shots, just before she reads her horoscope aloud.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls steal the Wormers clothes, we see two pairs of underwear being thrown to the floor. However when the boys pick them up, they are in different locations.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are in the coffee shop, Samantha is reading a book while Teeny is giving the quiz. Between shots the positions of the pages change, and the way she holds it changes as well.

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Continuity mistake: When Chrissy, Sam and Teeny stand by the barbeque talking, between shots the position of the outdoor couch changes.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta finds the article about her mothers death, Sam and Teeny walk over to her. As they do, if you look under the table, you can catch Sam wearing white socks. In every other shot she doesn't.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls ride away and scatter the boys' clothes on the ground, a truck is visible on the road in the background. When the boys run after the girls, the truck is gone.

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Continuity mistake: The level of coke in Chrissy's bottle keeps lowering/rising, as they talk in the diner.

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Continuity mistake: In the diner scene, Sam's reading book disappears after they look out the window.

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Continuity mistake: At the softball game, Roberta steps up to bat and Scott Wormer, who's pitching, tells the fielders to "move it in". As he turns around between shots the boy in blue to his right is leaning forward and then the next he's upright and then leans forward again.

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Continuity mistake: During the Red Rover game in the 70's, the girls all turn around and Sam announces they're going to pick Bobby Fricker. As they turn around, Chrissy is looking at Sam, but then the next shot she's facing Roberta and then turns to Sam and objects.

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Continuity mistake: Sam's left hand suddenly gets covered in white paint between shots, as they paint the garage.

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Continuity mistake: At the diner table, Teeny puts her paper straw wrapper down twice between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Chrissy is giving birth, Roberta throws a red object onto the side table, and it rolls off, out of view. In following shots it is back beside Roberta, on the table.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam is in the cemetery with Crazy Pete near the end, the rolling fog is inconsistent between each shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny hurls the Wormers' undies into the air, the shorts are white briefs. However, when Scott runs to grab them, they're floral-print with an elastic waistband.

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Continuity mistake: The flowers that Sam holds change while she is at Johnny's grave.

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Continuity mistake: In the big game of Red Rover in shots of the four girls discussing who to pick, they are standing in complete sunshine with no shade around them. Then when Bobby is running over to them, the whole area of field around the four girls is now in shade. It's then completely sunny again when the girls start cheering because they beat Bobby.

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Continuity mistake: In one behind shot, Scott throws a Jell-O bomb. Instantly in the following shot, he aquires a new Jell-O bomb.

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Continuity mistake: The flowers which sit on Dear Johnnys grave change position.

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Continuity mistake: After Sam goes into the drain to get her bracelet, the drain begins to flood. As Sam stands up and tries to get out with Teeny pulling her, the loaction of the bracelet on Sam's arm changes between each shot.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are in Sam's grandma's attic, Roberta finds a scrap book and says to Sam "Sam I think I found something," and Sam comes and sits next to her. In the wideshot you can see the page they're on has just one large newspaper article glued onto it. However in the following closeup, as she turns the page, you can see the page is different, and has three small seperate newspaper articles glued onto it.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the boys are skinny-dipping in the lake, the rope-swing by the trees disappears in one shot and then reappears.

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Continuity mistake: Roberta's dog who is laying on the driveway disappears during the scene when the girls paint the garage.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls talk at the picnic table, Teeny’s coke bottle constantly rotates, which differs from reading “Coca-cola” to “Coke.”

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Continuity mistake: When Sam's Grandma takes a bite from her cookie, the bracelet around her wrist changes position from shot to shot, evident by the large turquoise ball which dangles from it.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are painting the garage, the Wormers come along. In a side shot of Scott saying "ladies," Chrissy is standing directly behind him. Yet in the next frontal shot of him Chrissy has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: In the first shot of Sam, Bud, Angela and the mother eating dinner, Sam's hand is in her lap. in the next shot it's up, resting on the table.

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Continuity mistake: When the three girls waves the Wormer's clothes in front of them and say they're about to steal them, Sam has her white hairband around her right wrist. As they turn and run through the woods, it's gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Chrissy, Sam and Teeny are by barbeque, Roberta is up, sitting on the top floor of the treehouse. In the very next shot as they walk over to the swings, Roberta is now descending the bottom ladder down from the treehouse.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta swerves out onto the road, in the limo, you can see the front drivers window is open all the way down. In the next shot where she yells "sorry," it's wound up all the way.

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Continuity mistake: During the movie, the length of Chrissy's hair keeps changing.

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Continuity mistake: Chrissy applies lipstick when singing in front of the mirror, but in following scenes it is apparent that she's not wearing any.

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Continuity mistake: After Roberta jumps into the shallow lake, Chrissy's hair, the brightness of the sun, and the positions of the girls as they swim over to Roberta all keep changing from shot to shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Scott bends down to grab the underwear, he's holding his towel with one arm by his back. Next shot, the underwear is actually back on the grass and he's holding the towel in front of him with both hands.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta pours the cokes for everyone in the diner, she puts Teeny's coke bottle down twice between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the Wormers attack the girls with Jell-O-bombs, one bomb hits Chrissy near the waist, leaving green Jell-O all over her top and shorts. In the next quick shot, you can see the stain has vanished.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny talks about the size of her boobs, at the picnic table, Roberta sets down her coke bottle three times between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the seance scene, the girls hair often changes position during shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls steal the Wormers clothes, Roberta has a pile of folded clothes in each hand; one with an orange shirt, the other with a blue shirt. As they run over to show the Wormers that they have their clothes, between shots the piles swap hands.

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Continuity mistake: After the Jell-O fight, Roberta chases Scott and the other Wormers. Watch their shadows. Between shots they go from being projected to their right, then when it cuts, the shadows project to their left.

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Continuity mistake: Near the beginning, when Demi Moore and Melanie Griffith are coming into the house of Rita Wilson, Demi Moore and Melanie Griffith are standing on one side of the room and Rita Wilson is standing with Rosie O'Donnell on the other side of the room. If the camera shows Rita Wilson and Rosie O'Donnell from behind, Rosie O'Donnell is standing a little bit behind Rita Wilson, but if the camera shows Rosie O'Donnell and Rita Wilson from the side they are standing in a line.

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Continuity mistake: In the diner, Samantha talks about having a seance. Teeny says "I'm in." Then Roberta says "Me too," whilst stirring her drink with a spoon, and with no straw in sight. In the following wideshot she is now stirring her drink with a straw.

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Continuity mistake: After dragging Roberta out of the lake, and the girls talk etc., all of the girls clothes are very dry despite being completely immersed in the lake seconds before.

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Continuity mistake: In her Grandma's attic, Sam opens a trunk. In the wideshot there is a little box opened, with nothing on the lid. It cuts to a wideshot and there are photos laying on the lid. Then moments later, Sam goes to pick up a large red scrap book. It cuts to a closeup, and she's now holding some newspaper sheets.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny, Samantha, and Chrissy save Roberta from the water and they pull her onto the sand, Chrissy punches Roberta. When it shows Roberta moaning, you can clearly see that Roberta has a white towel wrapped around her waist. Then you can see that Chrissy has one too. But when they show a view of them far away they don't have towels.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam's Grandma brings in the tray of lemonades, she picks up two glasses of drink, but in the next shot Teeny, Chrissy and Roberta all have a glass.

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Continuity mistake: In the diner, Sam bends her straw down twice.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls see crazy Pete for the first time he cycles past the camera. then the camera flashes to the girls and then you see the exact same footage of Crazy Pete going by on his bike.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta photocopies the page in the library, she takes the piece of paper from the machine and then there's no more paper sticking out. Then when it swaps to a different angle, there's paper hanging out the end of the copier.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny puts down her paper straw wrapper it is all scrunched up in one shot, then straight and smooth in the following shot.

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Continuity mistake: The baseball bats lying near the batters square actually change between shots, as well as changing position.

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Continuity mistake: After Roberta punches the bully, they pull her back and Chrissy calls the bully a "foulmouth," and between shots Roberta necklace hops from under to over her blouse.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight between Roberta and the bully, at the softball game, the crowd of children around them change many times between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After the fight at the softball field, Sam is riding home on her bike and both her cuffs are unbuttoned. Then she opens her front door and walks in, and her left cuff is done up.

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Continuity mistake: When Grandma is cleaning the floor, you can see the plate of cookies is on the table. Moments later when she takes the girls cups from them, the plate of cookies is on the serving tray.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta apologizes to Chrissy about faking her death, her stringy, wet hair goes from being tucked behind her ear, to hanging in front of her ear, then tucked back behind her ear.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning, when the old Teeny and Samantha are swinging on the swings, they're rocking next to each other. The next scene, one is in the front, the other's in the back, then they're next to each other again.

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Continuity mistake: After the girls drag Roberta out of the water, sand disappears from Teeny's arm, and from Roberta's hair and pants.

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Continuity mistake: During the diner scene, the amount of foam in everyones glass of coke continuously changes.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam arrives home after the baseball game, she tucks her hair behind her ear twice between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the four girls are back at the graveyard for the third time trying to talk to Dear Johnny and put him back in his grave, they see the lights and the headstone float out in front of them, with nothing holding onto it. Then in the next shot there are chains around it, from the tractor that is holding it in mid air.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are biking to green field, Samantha's hair is down, then once they go under the bridge where the train is, her hair is up (she puts her hair up later when they're going up the library steps), then later on the road her hair is down.

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Continuity mistake: When they are at the Greenfield Library, and Roberta is reading an article involving her mother's death, the paper is alternately flat/wrinkled between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny gives the War Veteran a drink, when she hands the bottle back to Chrissy, she changes from holding it with the bottom of the bottle toward Chrissy, to holding it with the lid pointing at Chrissy.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are at the diner, talking about how the waitress Wiladene is "off", Teeny has one hand on her Cosmo and one holding the pencil marking the answers, but in the next shot when Teeny says "What do you expect? She's a witch" her hand is just touching the edge of the table.

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Continuity mistake: In the diner scene, the red can with the treehouse money in it repeatedly jumps around, from the table, to the counter behind Chrissy.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are riding their bikes to the library, Chrissy's hair is up in pig-tails with pink bows. In the next scene when the go under the train bridge, her hair is down without any bows. Then when they come under the bridge, Chrissy's hair is pulled back into the two pig-tails with bows.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls talk at the picnic table, there are some chickens in the background that disappear between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the girls spy on the boys skinny-dipping, the amount of shadows cast on the log that they spy behind constantly changes.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Chrissy is curling her hair, her hair remains tightly curled while in the house. When she goes out to greet the other girls her hair looks brushed out, definitely not tight curls. Then, when they all go inside, her hair is back to tight curls.

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Continuity mistake: Between the first shots of Sam at dinner, she lays her fork on her plate, yet in the next shot it's jumped back into her hand.

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta falls over on the road after missing her dive onto Scott on his bike, a man ahead with a briefcase hurries across the road before one of the other Wormers can cycle into him, and another one of the Wormers cycles ahead of him. After Roberta vows revenge on the Wormers, and when Scott yells back at her, the man is seen crossing the road again at a steady pace with all four of the Wormers coming before him.

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Teeny: Chrissy, truth or dare?
Chrissy: Truth.
Teeny: Have you ever been french kissed?
Chrissy: Are you kidding? I don't want to get pregnant!
Roberta: You can't get pregnant from french-kissing!
Chrissy: I know that, beetle-brain, but it's common knowledge that if you tongue-kiss a boy, he automatically thinks you'll do the deed with him. They can't help it. They're driven. It's the male curse.

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At the time they were all little kids, the veteran from the war (Brendan Fraser) gave them cigarettes. When the girls were leaving, Teeny took one last puff and stopped it out, in the next shot she throws down the cigarette again and steps on it.

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Trivia

The girl that plays Samantha's little sister is Rumor Willis - the daughter of Demi Moore, who plays Older Samantha.

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