Jeeves & Wooster

Jeeves & Wooster (1990)

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Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Genres: Comedy

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Continuity mistake: When Gussie is telling Jeeves & Wooster that he gave the notebook to Sir Watkyn, in one shot, the scarf on Wooster's head changes from being wrapped around his neck to draped loosely on his head. In the next shot, it's back around his neck. (00:36:40)

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Lady Florence Craye Arrives in New York (or, the Once and Future Ex) - S4-E2

Character mistake: Cheesewright is trying to convince the police to raid the charity ball because alcohol is going to be served. The police chief tells him they stay out of private affairs and Cheesewright replies "The law's the law!" Prohibition made illegal the sale and transport of alcohol, but people were still allowed to have it in their homes or private functions. No laws were being broken. (00:33:30)

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Honoria Glossop Turns Up (or, Bridegroom Wanted!) - S4-E3

Factual error: Sir Roderick has moved his psychiatric clinic to New York because the BMA wouldn't approve of his methods. Although we don't get exact dates for the episodes, since prohibition was in effect in the last episode and Puttin' On The Ritz came out in 1929, we can presume it's the late 20s/early 30s. The AMA wouldn't recognize psychiatry as legitimate medicine until the 1940s. Sir Roderick wouldn't have had any better luck in America.

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More mistakes in Jeeves & Wooster


Bertie: He wants to marry Myrtle Snap?
Jeeves: Precisely so, Sir, but Mrs. Snap refuses to consider such a venture while Sir Roderick's daughter remains unmarried. In a colourful turn of phrase she stated that specific and scarcely to be anticipated meteorological conditions would have to take place in the infernal region before she would share a home with Miss Honoria.

Jeeves: Am I to infer sir that you might be offering yourself for election?
Bertie: Your inference is as always slap on the button and leading by a length in the final furlong, Jeeves.

Bertie: You don't disapprove Jeeves?
Jeeves: It is hardly my place to say sir.
Bertie: I know it's hardly your place to say Jeeves, that doesn't normally stop you.

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