Zwn Annwn

4th Feb 2007

That '70s Show (1998)

Show generally

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the episode where Bob and Red are competing with their Veteran's Day barbeques, Red is seen wearing the uniform of a Chief Boatswains Mate (BMC). However in a later episode where Kitty and Red are trying to remember how they met, in a flashback, Red is seen wearing the uniform of a Machinist Mate 2nd Class (MM2). Surely he advanced in rank, but I doubt he changed rates (jobs).

Correction: Changing ratings would not be unheard of especially in war time - Red may have started as a machinist mate but could certainly have used on-the-job training to switch to a boatswain's mate. He does indicate that he piloted patrol boats during the war. Generally a MM wouldn't do that but a BM might.

Zwn Annwn

9th Jul 2006

That '70s Show (1998)

Correction: This was the FIRST episode to not use the theme song. There were several (at least 2 in Season 4 and 3 in Season 5) that didn't use the theme song. They just showed the credits over the action of the moment.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

Love, Wisconsin Style - S4-E27

Corrected entry: Eric Mentions Sue Ellen from Dallas. However, even taking into account the time that's passed since the series began, Dallas had not yet made its 1978 premier.

Correction: The directors on the show were very loose with their time schedules. However, the stated date for Season 4 was 1978, as seen on the license plates at the end of the show. As they state the year as 1978, they are justified in using the Dallas references.

Zwn Annwn

16th Jan 2005

That '70s Show (1998)

Stolen Car - S1-E14

Corrected entry: According to the official website, Point Place is a suburb of Green Bay, WI. Midge can't make meat loaf for Bob because she is taking a class at a community college in Kenosha, which is about 2.5 hours away from Green Bay. Kenosha gets mentioned in other episodes as well.

Correction: There may have been no place closer for Midge to take the classes she wanted. I would imagine "Woman Warriors" would not be a big curriculum item in the mid-70s at colleges. Even though 2.5 hours could be a bit excessive to drive, she could certainly do it. She is shown getting home very late at night. The other mentions of Kenosha never make notice that Kenosha is 5 minutes away or so - just that something is happening in Kenosha.

Zwn Annwn

25th Apr 2006

That '70s Show (1998)

Eric's Corvette Caper - S4-E22

Corrected entry: When Red tells Eric he can drive the car, and they are sitting in it together, Eric turns on the ignition and the stereo can be heard. That is how Red knows Eric drove it and grounds him for a month. But, earlier when Eric moved the car back into the garage before his dad came home, he would have heard the stereo blaring.

Correction: Hearing the radio blaring and having the presence of mind to turn it off are two different things. He was probably so used to the radio in his car that it just didn't register that it was on. Besides which, this is a character mistake, not necessarily a mistake for the show.

Zwn Annwn

12th Jan 2004

That '70s Show (1998)

Correction: While there is never a LOT of snow on the ground, house, cars, etc., there are numerous times that there is snow on the driveway and the yard. The days that we see in the show are just those days without a lot of snow. Not really a mistake, just a choice of the writers.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

The Good Son - S1-E25

Corrected entry: At the 17 or 18 minute mark of the show, Hyde is doing dishes, Eric is behind him with a carton of milk, and Fez & Kelso sit at the counter as Kelso peels a banana. While Eric is griping that Hyde does too many chores around the house and makes him look bad to Red, Kelso takes a bite from that banana. You can plainly see that when he does this be breaks the banana, but when it cuts back a few scenes later, the banana isn't broken anymore

Correction: The banana is still broken, the top part is just sitting flat against the break and the break is difficult to see.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

Drive-In - S1-E8

Corrected entry: When Eric and Donna are on the hood of the Vista Cruiser, their heads go through the non-existent windshield.

Correction: There are views where you can see reflections off the windshield and you can also see them "propped" up by the windshield. The windshield is definitely there. The shot never cuts away from them so the windshield remains there. The "non-existant windshield" is, as stated, an optical illusion.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

The '70s Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the opening scene, the boys are looking at a Playboy centerfold, circa 1976. However, the magazine is perfect bound, not saddle stitched (stapled) as Playboys were at that time.

Correction: It is not a Playboy. It is difficult to read the writing but it is definitely not a Playboy. In a later episode, Hyde is looking at a "Layboy". They didn't use the real magazines. Therefore, since it is "not" a Playboy, the binding is not a mistake.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

Correction: His last day on his job isn't until the next episode "Red's Last Day." He already knows he lost his job. There is nothing wrong with them showing him having a Garage Sale to help expenses. He could have had the Garage Sale on a Saturday and his last day at the plant was the next week. So there is no plot problem with them having the Garage Sale prior to his last day at work.

Zwn Annwn

27th Sep 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

Correction: Although "O Canada" was not adopted as the Canadian National Anthem until June 27, 1980, the words are in keeping with the history of the time. The Weir version had the line "Stand and guard, O Canada" until it was recommended by a Special Joint Committed in March 1967 that the line be changed to "From far and wide, O Canada." The change was adopted in 1967 and it took Canada several years to work out the copyright issues. However, the line was common to the song as of the mid 70s and would probably have been the only version known by teenagers from Wisconsin.

Zwn Annwn

13th Oct 2003

That '70s Show (1998)

Correction: It's intentional and a joke. Professional wrestling is "sports entertainment" as opposed to a "sport." I have always found the scene pretty humorous because of the phrasing. Besides which, there is no reason why Rocky cannot use the euphemism in the '70s. They are just words that he believes describes his business. It's not like he referred to a "laptop computer", something that would have been totally unknown in the 70s.

Zwn Annwn

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