Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Factual error: When Austin sees the reflection of the assassin in Robin's eyes, it should be a reverse image since it's a reflection, but it's not. The assassin is seen raising his right hand both times when the reflection should make it look like it's his left.

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Factual error: The song American Woman by The Guess Who is being played at the party when Austin goes back to 1969. Cool song, but it wasn't released until 1970.

Continuity mistake: When Austin and Vanessa is in bed and she is stroking him on his chest she has some pillows behind her head. When it cuts the pillows have changed position. (00:01:55)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Dr. Evil tells Austin that he is his father, if you look closely at the lower left of Dr. Evil's helmet, there is the reflection of a stagehand standing by one of the windows.(There are many reflections on his helmet, so you may want to pause it so you can look around for it.)

Continuity mistake: After Felicity says to Austin, "Don't worry about me, you have to save the world", smoke starts to fill up the glass case she is trapped in(this is the scene in Dr. Evil's moon base). When Austin starts shooting the henchmen, Felicity's glass case isn't filled with any smoke.

Continuity mistake: In the "Starbucks" scene you can see a paper cup of coffee, and a muffin on the table in front of Dr. Evil. (His pocket mirror is not visible in the first shot.) During next two minutes of the film the different items continually change their positions with the different camera angles; furthermore a piece of paper appears and disappears. (00:14:05)

Continuity mistake: When Austin and Mini Me are fighting Mini Me hocks a loogie in Austin's face. The spit disappears almost immediately but we never see Austin wipe it away.

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Evil is about to spend a night with Frau Farbissina, the collar of his shirt is different from the white collar you can see under his grey jacket during the rest of the film. (00:36:47)

Continuity mistake: In the whole movie, Dr. Evil's head switches from completely bald, to shaven. Also, in the scene when Austin is in his blue jumper in The Allan Parsons Project's main chamber, you can clearly see Dr. Evil's stand in and he's about 6 inches taller.

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Evil is singing "Just the Two of Us", as he says "C'est la vie" Scott walks past him, Dr. Evil looks at him (he walks to the right). Then Dr. Evil turns around about 4 seconds later and Scott is back standing by Frau and Number 2. He couldn't have moved THAT fast. (01:00:30)

Continuity mistake: When Austin has just come back from the future and has been in the party with all the shooting, he and Felicity jump in the car in the middle of the night. One second later there's a back shot inside the car and it's dawn light. Two seconds afterwards they're driving down the road and it's broad daylight. Furthermore, the light changes from sunny, to a bit cloudy in each shot.

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Continuity mistake: The distance between Austin and the table when inside the tent differs between the inside and outside shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Evil is demonstrating how his "Death Star" will work, he lines up the "laser" with Washington D.C. Then later on when he is arguing with his son Scott, the "laser" has moved way above Washington D.C.

Other mistake: When Frau shoots the gun out of Austin's hand, she fires from behind his back. She would not be able to do this unless she shot through him. She also would not be able to see his gun from behind him as he was holding it at waist level. One of those new boomerang bullets?

Grumpy Scot

Factual error: When we have the last montage of jokes about the shape of Dr. Evil's rocket, it is 1969. You can tell from the clothes and the fact that Dr. Evil left in the rocket from the moon base and Austin and Felicity had to go forward in time from the moon base to get back. Now in this montage we see Woody Harrelson (in a cameo) who is apparently an accomplished actor in 1969. One small problem: Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 and therefore would be around 8 years old.

Continuity mistake: When Felicity says "You better play it cool. Your friend works for Dr. Evil," both Austin and Felicity are facing the same direction, but at the end of the previous shot you can see them in the distance facing each other.

Continuity mistake: In many shots throughout the film, the scar on Dr. Evil's cheek disappears and appears again.

Revealing mistake: When Dr. Evil is on the Jerry Springer show, he jumps to punch the Klanman and misses by far, but still the punch sound is heard. This happens again seconds after in another punch. He misses but the sound is heard.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Felicity and Austin are dancing in the street whilst Burt Bacerack is singing, there is a couple sitting at a table behind them. The shot keeps changing between the couple and Burt and the lady's handbag keeps changing position and angle between shots.

Continuity mistake: Just at the scene where Ivana and Austin are playing chess - just afterwards when Austin asks her if he "makes her feel horny", and she stands up and confesses she was sent by Dr. Evil, but finds him so sexy, etc, in the long shot showing Austin and Ivana as she is saying that, you see Austin has both hands on table, but in the short cuts of Austin close-up, he has one arm over the chair. These shots continue for a little.

Ivana Humpalot: Do you know how we keep warm in Russia?
Austin Powers: Oh ho ho! I can guess, baby.
Ivana Humpalot: We play chess.
Austin Powers: I guessed wrong.

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Trivia: In the opening musical sequence when they jump out of the pool, the lady behind Austin can be seen laughing because her swim hat has fallen down.

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