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11th Jan 2019

Common mistakes

New this week Factual error: Military characters who deliver incorrect or inaccurate salutes to each other. Real military personnel know how to deliver a proper salute.

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New this month Factual error: In one scene of the Omaha beach landing, an American soldier is wearing eyeglasses with heavy black frames, which were issued to U.S. troops during the 1950's and 1960's. Eyeglasses issued to U.S. military personnel in World War 2 had thin metallic silver frames.

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New this month Audio problem: During the firefighting scene in Sainte-Mère-Église, when the French townspeople and the German soldiers notice the American paratroopers landing, a German fires his rifle but no gunshot is heard.

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New this month Revealing mistake: In the Orne bridge attack, a wounded British paratrooper rolls a grenade over the bridge wall to a walkway where some German soldiers are, the grenade landing in the middle of the walkway. The explosion of the grenade, however, comes from the bridge wall to the right, presumably where the pyrotechnics were placed for the grenade explosion.

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9th Jan 2019

Gremlins (1984)

New this month Continuity mistake: When the gremlins are driving Mr. Futterman's snowplow towards his house, it comes to a stop, but the next shot from the perspective of the gremlins in the cab show it still moving.

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6th Jan 2019

Common mistakes

New this month Stupidity: Characters entering dark rooms, hallways, etc., without flipping on the light switch, even when there's no reason to expect a lack of power, like a storm, sabotage, etc.

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The Night of the Vipers - S3-E18

New this month Revealing mistake: The final gun battle in town has a gunman in a tower shooting at West. The gunman's perch is enclosed on all four sides by a bannister, but when West returns fire, shooting the gunman out of the tower, the bannister in front of the gunman has disappeared, allowing the stuntman a clear path to fall out of it.

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The Night of the Vipers - S3-E18

New this month Revealing mistake: After West shoots the gunman in the tower, the gunman launches himself clear of the tower, rather than merely collapsing and then falling.

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6th Jan 2019

Angie Tribeca (2016)

Boyz II Dead - S2-E7

New this month Continuity mistake: As Angie Tribeca interviews Diane Duran in prison, Duran throws her glass of wine at Angie, leaving several puddles on the table. When Angie gets up to leave, the wine puddles have disappeared.

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6th Jan 2019

Angie Tribeca (2016)

Boyz II Dead - S2-E7

New this month Continuity mistake: As Detective J. Geils interviews Mr. Pfoopa in the hot tub about P.T. Cruiser's death, Pfoopa's cigar instantly switches positions from being in his hand to his mouth and back again.

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New this month Stupidity: The Engineer and Fireman of the Polar Express train crew should have known better than to not bend back the the metallic prongs of the cotter pin, which would have prevented the cotter pin from coming loose and causing all those problems in the driving of the train.

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New this month Suggested correction: As you yourself stated, the whole thing is likely a dream, where "normal" reality doesn't apply. In the "real world", the train would never be able to do any of the things that it does in the film.

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Dream or not, it is still a stupidity of the train crew to not secure a pin that could work itself free of the controls of the locomotive.

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New this month Trivia: In the car holding all the toys slated for recycling, one of the marionettes is of Jessica Rabbit, from another Robert Zemeckis film, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"

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29th Dec 2018

Ted 2 (2015)

New this month Continuity mistake: The hands of the adoption counselor Ted and Tammy Lynn are consulting with change positions from clasped to flat on her paperwork and back again as the shots cut.

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29th Dec 2018

Ted 2 (2015)

New this month Continuity mistake: As Ted and John consult with a lawyer to take Ted's case, a silver box and an open book are either close to or further from a candy dish on the lawyer's desk as the shots change.

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29th Dec 2018

Ted (2012)

New this month Continuity mistake: After Ted comes back to life and Lori and John are making up, Lori's hands are either clasped together behind John's neck or separated and holding his neck as the shots change.

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New this month Revealing mistake: When Snots the dog chases the squirrel into the Griswolds' dining room, he barely brushes a high-back dining chair that immediately falls on its side. If you look closely, a string attached to the the right side top of the chair can be seen tightening which then pulls the chair down.

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New this month Continuity mistake: In the scene of Clark standing in the snow trying to figure out why his Christmas lights did not work, the paper he is holding in his right hand is mid torso to him, but in the next shot when Rusty leaves him, his right hand has instantly dropped to his side and he raises his paper-holding hand again.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Clark, Eddie, and Catherine are admiring the Christmas lights of the Griswold house, Clark is very close to Eddie with his left arm draped over Eddie's shoulder, but the next quick cut to Clark when he says, "Eddie?", shows Clark further away and his left arm at his side, and not stretched out.

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New this month Revealing mistake: The stunt double for Nicholas Guest is obvious after Julia-Louis Dreyfus punches him. The hair style of the stunt double is different from Nicholas Guest's hair, which is heavily slicked back.

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28th Dec 2018

Fury (2014)

New this month Continuity mistake: While showing the other tank commanders the unit's objectives on the map with his finger, Lieutenant Parker removes it, but the next shot of him and the tankers shows him still pointing on the map.

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