Continuity mistake: When Austin is about to be sent back in time in the Bug, he reverses into some shelves with computers on them, knocking them over. He then pulls forwards. When he reverses again, the computers are back up, and he hits some barrels. When he pulls forwards again, the barrels are back up, but the computers have now disappeared again.
Continuity mistake: During the scene in which Mini Me draws the "goodbye card" to Scott, (which, as explained already on the list was drawn ahead of time), there seems to be a red spot under Scott's body on the paper, no doubt signifying blood. But where did he get the red marker to draw it?
Continuity mistake: When Austin and Felicity are having a fun time in London, they stop and sit down at a table. Shortly after they sit down there is a lady behind Felicity in yellow and orange. Then it cuts to Austin, and she's behind him as well! There is no way someone could move that fast. Originally I thought that was the waitress outfit, so there could be more than one, but it's definitely the same woman both times, and on wider shots we only ever see one woman.
Continuity mistake: After the assassin throws the knife into Robin Swallows' back, the shot cuts to the assassin. But when it cuts back, Austin is looking quizzically at her back, and we see why. The knife has disappeared! But in all subsequent shots (except when she falls and hits the ground) it is there.
Continuity mistake: When Fat Bastard explodes through Austin Powers' bedroom door, you can see where his right arm was meant to break through, but didn't. The piece of the door is shown still intact for a moment or two, but with the outline of his arm surrounding it. It disappears in the very next shot of the door only a second later.
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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Austin and Felicity are downtown on the sidewalk, they alternate long and closeup camera shots from the same angle. There is a crowd of people standing around watching them in the background on the long shots, but only individuals walking past, ignoring them, in the closeup shots.
Other mistake: In the scene after Mini-Me's and Austin's fight when Austin is sitting on the space toilet to "eject" Mini-Me he picks up a copy of the London Times, as seen on the cover page of the newspaper. On the last page of the newspaper there is a weather page showing a map of the United States. Why would the London Times have the weather for the United States instead of Great Britain?
Continuity mistake: In the famous "fight scene" with Austin and Mini Me, we see Mini Me picking Powers up in a Gorilla press and turning him around. Well, when the camera is closing up on Mini Me, he is standing still, twisting him round. However, when the camera isn't close-up on him, Mini Me is turning round.
Continuity mistake: When the fembot Robin Swallows, and a male assassin at the party attempt to murder Austin, Robin gets a knife in the back which stays there even when they get blown out of the window. As they're falling, notice that before she turns over it's still in her back, even when Austin moves her in front of himself to shield his fall. The only problem is, with the knife still in her back Austin would've been really injured when they hit the ground. However, when they land, the knife mysteriously disappears.
Continuity mistake: After Austin and Felicity have crossed the street in London and have sat down at the cafe, where Burt and Elvis are playing, Felicity has a red handbag with her. She places the bag on the table whilst her and Austin talk about the future. When Austin says "care to dance" the bag is still on the table. They both go to dance, and the table is taken away by a woman towards the edge of the screen. The scene goes back to Austin and Felicity dancing for a second. The woman can now be seen with two chairs, but no table or red handbag.
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.
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.
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.
Plot hole: Scott is seen in the first movie as a teenager, and is assumed to still be in this movie. However, if Dr. Evil and Frau had gotten together in 1969, then Scott would have been 30 years old in this movie, as it's set in 1999.
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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?
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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.
Other mistake: In the scene when Austin is rising out of the pool in the beginning, the water that shoots out of the platform he is standing on is actually going into the water shooter/sprinkler instead of coming out. This is due to reversing the film (so he comes out dry), but hey, it still looks weird.
Continuity mistake: After they defeated Dr.Evil, Austin and Vanessa were married six months later, so the year would have been around mid to late 1997 or early 1998 when they were on there honeymoon. But in the second one, it's 1999 and they are still on their honeymoon. Do you think that they would have had their honeymoon for a year and a half?
Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie when Felicity Shagwell is with Austin in the 90's, they are in Austin's new pad. Felicity is wearing a multi-coloured top. After she turns on the lights and all the party goers enter, Felicity goes over to Austin. There, she's wearing a white top. How could she have changed so fast?
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.
Visible crew/equipment: When Austin and Felicity are on Dr Evil's island unpacking the bag in the tent, you can see clear shadows of lighting equipment up the top when viewed from the outside as the men first approach. Some lighting would have been required to light the tent, but they look like film gear and there is an excess of it.
Continuity mistake: Watch the toppings on the cookie Mini-Me eats in the middle of the movie. Before Number 2 starts to tell Dr. Evil that Mini-Me bites, there is only one chocolate chip (or raisin) on the cookie. When Dr. Evil asks Mini-Me if there is anything he'd like to say, the cookie has more chocolate chips (or raisins).
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