The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Factual error: The pirates' map shows a drawing of Tower Bridge, which Pirate Captain sees through the telescope moments later. Construction of Tower Bridge started in 1886, and it was completed in 1894. Queen Victoria was 73 when Tower Bridge was completed, whereas she is in her late twenties or mid thirties here. The sign setting the film in 1837 also makes no sense given this timeline. (00:25:20)

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Other mistake: When Charles Darwin is on the plank, he is pushed into the water. Yet he is completely dry when he is back on the ship. (00:23:00)

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Factual error: When the Pirates and Darwin land in London, the Pirates disguise themselves as Girl Guides, but Robert Baden Powell didn't found the Girl Guides until 1910, almost 70 years after the film is set.

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Pirate Captain: Behind every captain, there's a crew. Sure, some of you are as ugly as a sea cucumber, some of you are closer to being a chair or coat rack than a pirate, and some of you are fish I've just dressed up in a hat.

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Trivia: When The Pirate King learns of Pirate Captain's royal pardon, he exclaims, "Is this true?" in exactly the same way that Richard IV does in 'The Foretelling'; the first episode of Blackadder Series 1. Both The Pirate King and Richard IV were portrayed by Brian Blessed.

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