Deliberate mistake: During the rumble scene there is a "Soc" whose clothes are completely dry and clean right before the Socs surrender. He's wearing a light blue shirt.
Plot hole: The pictures used in the newspaper article regarding the fire are obviously taken after Ponyboy and Johnny ran away since Pony's hair is blond and Johnny's is short (their hair was cut and dyed after they ran, ruling out the photos being old school photos), yet Johnny's face is free of burns. This would mean the pictures were taken while they were hiding in the church, which would be impossible.
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