The Great Mouse Detective

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dr. Dawson and Olivia are seeking Basil's help at his house, Basil sits down and starts playing the violin, holding it in his right hand and having the bow in his left. When Basil the stands up in another shot, he is holding the violin in his left hand (like it's supposed to be) and the bow in his left.

Revealing mistake: When Ratigan is sneaking up on Basil inside Big Ben, there is a shot where both characters have their backs to the camera. In this shot, there is a piece of equipment directly in front of the turning gear they are standing on. This piece of metal can be seen to flicker for a few moments.

Continuity mistake: When Professor Ratigan first climbs in his hot air balloon, it is a bright pink. Later, when Basil is chasing him through the sky in his home-made balloon, Ratigan's hot air balloon is a very dark burgundy.

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Trivia: Ratigan falling from Big Ben seems to have been inspired by Professor Moriarty's death plunge over the Reichenbach Falls in the Sherlock Holmes story "The Final Problem. "

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Fidget: I'm going! I'm going! I'm going.

Ratigan: Now, you will remember to smile for the camera, won't you? Say "Cheese."

Basil: There's always a chance, Doctor, as long as one can think.

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