wolfman

19th Oct 2015

Big Red One (1980)

Factual error: Mark Hamill shoots a German several times in the incinerator, a total of 18 rounds without reloading. The M1 holds an 8 round clip. There was no pause at anytime for him to reload.

wolfman

16th Feb 2015

American Sniper (2014)

Trivia: The baby is obviously a "doll" as a mistake entry states. The baby that they were going to use got sick and they did not want to take up time to try to find a replacement, so they decided to go with the fake as their only viable option.

wolfman

Question: When Frog and The Bandit have stopped and are walking through the woods, you can see something that is wrapped around Burt Reynolds gut under his shirt. Does anyone know what that was?

wolfman

Chosen answer: That's a 'kidney belt'. It's used for two reasons: 1) in long distance driving, it keeps your kidney's from bouncing around from all that high-speed stunt driving and 2) it holds in your gut for filming purposes to make you look good on film.

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Mayberry Goes Hollywood - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: When Andy is listening to the Hollywood producer talking about how he wants the town back the way it was before, over Andy's shoulder the "window" in one of the stores is blowing in the wind.

wolfman

Trivia: The wild man that throws himself on the hood of the car is Kevin McCarthy, who was the lead man in the original 50's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers."

wolfman

15th Jan 2015

Combat! (1962)

Jonah - S5-E24

Deliberate mistake: When the squad is "taking five" under the trees a German plane appears. Handley says, "Messerschmitt"! In fact, it is an American P-51 Mustang with German markings.

wolfman

Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Barney is "reciting" the preamble to the Constitution, he messes up his hair. When they show him in close-ups it is messed up, but when it goes back to him and Andy in the scene it is combed. It does that a couple of times.

wolfman

7th Sep 2014

The Alamo (1960)

Trivia: John Wayne had been wanting to do this picture for years but he could not get any backing. He finally used his own money and he felt the financial setback for years, because the picture did not do as well as expected. Duke would always say that he had to continue to work and make pictures to survive. He was nowhere near broke, but to keep up his lifestyle he worked almost to his death.

wolfman

Off to Hollywood - S6-E7

Revealing mistake: When the bus pulls up for the Taylor family to leave for Hollywood you can see behind the bus a California freeway with cars moving in both directions. I don't think that Mayberry had a freeway right outside town. The scene is fixed when they return in "Aunt Bee on TV." There has been a tree put there so the road wouldn't show.

wolfman

23rd Aug 2014

Stagecoach (1939)

Continuity mistake: In town, towards the start of the film, it goes from a street scene in front of the coach to a shot of Andy Devine sitting on the coach. From the street you can see the buildings behind the stagecoach, but when it goes to Andy sitting on the coach, the background is sky, not buildings.

wolfman

Question: Why, after days with no food, would Dooley throw away the box of Spam? I would have been ready to eat the box!

wolfman

14th Jul 2014

The Howling (1981)

Trivia: In the scene where the man is looking for books and stuff about werewolves, there is is a man standing there looking at "Famous Monsters of Filmland." That is Forrest J. Ackerman, the man who created "Famous Monsters."

wolfman

26th May 2014

Cape Fear (1962)

Trivia: In the scene where Robert Mitchum is with Polly Bergen in the boat and picks up an egg and squeezes it. The fear on Polly Bergen's face is real. It was ad-libbed and she had no idea what Mitchum was going to do.

wolfman

Question: Why was the movie called "The Sand Pebbles?

wolfman

Chosen answer: It's a pun on the name of the boat which features in the film: the fictional U. S. Navy ship USS San Pablo. The sailors on the San Pablo call themselves the sand pebbles.

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Revealing mistake: When Steve McQueen is in the hotel room very upset with Karl Malden because he was helping him win, he picks him up and slams him against the door. If you watch when this happens the entire wall shakes.

wolfman

23rd Apr 2014

Combat! (1962)

Hills Are for Heroes: Part 1 - S4-E25

Continuity mistake: After Lt. Hanley says that the machine-gun needs to be set up closer and turns to go into the bunker, he is wearing a backpack. When he enters the bunker the backpack is gone. (00:04:30)

wolfman

21st Apr 2014

Combat! (1962)

Mountain Man - S3-E1

Trivia: Pierre Jalbert (Caje) was actually an accomplished professional skier before his role in Combat. All of the sking scenes with Caje was actually Pierre Jalbert doing the skiing.

wolfman

1st Apr 2014

Combat! (1962)

The Glory Among Men - S2-E32

Revealing mistake: In several scenes when they show the front of the barrel of the German machine gun you can see the "blank adaptor" inside the barrel. This is inserted to not allow the gas from the cartridge to escape out the barrel but "blow back" the bolt and insert another round.

wolfman

28th Mar 2014

Combat! (1962)

Anatomy of a Patrol - S2-E11

Character mistake: At the start of the episode when the plane is spotted Sgt Saunders says "P-51." The plane is in fact a P-38 Lightning.

wolfman

29th Jan 2014

Breakdown (1997)

Continuity mistake: When Kurt Russell's Jeep stops running you can see that there is no side road or pull-off when he finally stops, but when the truck driver helps him to push his car there is an easy pull-off that was not there before.

wolfman

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