BaconIsMyBFF

Other mistake: In Walmart, some mini-Stay Puft Marshmallow Men turn on a propane grill and set each other on fire. Gas grills on display never, under any circumstances, have propane tanks installed. This would create an obvious safety issue because there is nothing keeping a customer from accidentally (or deliberately) starting the grill and causing a fire. Additionally, propane tanks are never stored inside for similar safety reasons.

BaconIsMyBFF

19th Jul 2022

Ozark (2017)

Season 4 generally

Factual error: Ruth applies to have her criminal record expunged. She meets with the judge privately to discuss the matter. This is an ex parte meeting and would not be allowed. The state's attorney needs to be present for this meeting. The judge also says she will check up on Ruth to make sure she is living right, again without any input from the state. It should be the state's attorney checking up on Ruth, not the judge.

BaconIsMyBFF

19th Jul 2022

Ozark (2017)

Trouble the Water - S4-E12

Factual error: The judge rules in favor of Wendy's father despite not hearing any testimony from his primary witness, who fails to appear. The judge states on the record that he is making this ruling because of the Byrdes' "reputation" rather than any testimony. This is absolutely ludicrous. A judge is not allowed to make a ruling on a child custody case based entirely on his opinion of the litigants, which he doesn't even elaborate upon, rather than any evidence or testimony before him.

BaconIsMyBFF

10th Jul 2022

Snake Eyes (2021)

Stupidity: The Arashikage clan has sworn to protect the jewel and placed it in a safe that can only be opened with the blood of the family. This presumes that no-one in the family will ever have a change of heart, which is actually shown happening with two members: Kenta and later Tommy when he uses the jewel in the climax. It also presumes that the Arashikage clan trusts that none of their family members will ever have illegitimate children until the end of time.

BaconIsMyBFF

29th May 2022

Snake Eyes (2021)

Stupidity: While Tommy and Snake Eyes are trying to escape the docks in the truck, the Yakuza men surround the truck and stab over a dozen swords in all parts of the cab. Not one of the men ever thinks to use their sword to slash the tires, allowing the heroes to make an easy escape.

BaconIsMyBFF

29th May 2022

Snake Eyes (2021)

Plot hole: Blind Master can sense when a person is lying. When Snake Eyes admits he is not pure of heart he explains this is because he is driven by his desire for revenge on his father's killer, which Blind Master reads as a truth. However, this is still a lie: a lie of omission. Snake Eyes is only telling part of the truth and omits the fact he is betraying the clan on Kenta's behalf to get his revenge. Snake Eyes is being deliberately deceptive, which is the definition of lying.

BaconIsMyBFF

29th May 2022

Snake Eyes (2021)

Stupidity: A lock which can be opened with your blood is horrible security. Leaving this as the only security measure on the safe, instead of also using a combination lock or other biometrics such as fingerprints, is done just so Snake Eyes has an easy way into the safe. A person's blood can be obtained through several means, most obviously by killing them, making this a completely unrealistic security measure.

BaconIsMyBFF

Stupidity: The Analyst wishes to hide the true identity of Neo from anyone inside the Matrix, so his appearance is altered. But in this new Matrix Neo is also named Thomas Anderson, his name from before he was pulled from the Matrix originally, and he is a famous game developer that created a video game series called "The Matrix." It is frankly astounding that anyone actively looking for Thomas Anderson would not immediately see through this ruse and instead would be fooled by balding hair.

BaconIsMyBFF

Plot hole: Considering how important it is to the Analyst that Neo stay connected to the Matrix at all times, it is unfathomable that his body in the real world is unguarded. While keeping an eye on him inside the Matrix at all times is difficult, there is no reason whatsoever that he should be left alone inside his pod with no security for even a second. This is an entirely different scenario than the original 3 films where resistance fighters finding Neo was integral to the machine's plans.

BaconIsMyBFF

16th May 2021

Common mistakes

Other mistake: The "latest hit video game" in film and TV productions will often seem very old fashioned, with outdated features like numbered levels, high scores, extra lives, etc.; indicating that some writers have not kept up with video game trends since the early 1990's.

BaconIsMyBFF

Revealing mistake: After Wonder Woman kills the final terrorist with a huge blast, debris rains down on the police below. Not only are none of the officers injured, the debris doesn't cause any damage to the vehicles whatsoever. There are no broken windows, broken windshields, broken light bars, or any dents and scratches despite massive chunks of the building falling all over the vehicles.

BaconIsMyBFF

27th Feb 2021

Tremors (1990)

Continuity mistake: When Burt and Heather are fighting the graboid in their basement, shortly after Heather yells "Magazine!", one of the large revolvers between them falls off the rack but is replaced in the next shot.

BaconIsMyBFF

4th Feb 2021

X-Men (1992)

Longshot - S5-E5

Other mistake: After helping Longshot in the alley, Jubilee tells Logan "Are you blind? He's on our side!" to which Logan responds "We don't know that." This dialogue is repeated verbatim when the Professor meets Longshot. In addition to being obviously re-used vocal lines, the context of Jubilee asking "Are you blind?" doesn't make much sense the second time.

BaconIsMyBFF

Trivia: Despite being a prominent antagonist in the Alien film series, to date the alien queen has only directly killed one character: the Predator named "Scar" in this film.

BaconIsMyBFF

27th Jan 2021

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Factual error: Diplomatic immunity does not give a foreign diplomat carte blanche to openly and brazenly commit extreme crimes in their host country. Arjen Rudd and his men are known money launderers. Once Riggs begins harassing Rudd at the consulate, Rudd launches a violent campaign against the Los Angeles Police Department, assassinating half a dozen police officers. At the very least, the United States would be well within their rights to expel Rudd from the country and bar his re-entry. There is no way the South African government would oppose prosecution of Rudd given these circumstances, doing so would fracture all diplomatic relations with the United States. It is absurd for Rudd to shoot a cop and smugly proclaim "Diplomatic immunity!" after he has done so because it is not a "get out of jail free" card. If Rudd were expelled, he could face prosecution in his home country.

BaconIsMyBFF

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Suggested correction: Before the federal government would declare a diplomat persona non grata, which would be a serious degradation of the diplomatic relations between two countries), they would first have to do an investigation. The entire movie seems to take place in less than a week. There was probably not enough time, especially since Riggs and Murtaugh are playing things close to the vest and not letting people know what they are doing. As for the "Diplomatic immunity" line, he's just being insulting towards Murtaugh.

LorgSkyegon

While it is true that it's difficult to actually expel a diplomat, the mistake is that Rudd acts as if it is impossible. The movie operates as if diplomatic immunity makes it impossible to arrest a diplomat. And Rudd is doing more than just taunting Roger, he believes right up until the end that he can't be held accountable for his actions, up to and including murdering a cop.

BaconIsMyBFF

21st Jan 2021

Aliens (1986)

Question: While Hicks and Vasquez are sealing the door during the attack, you get a good look at the magazine on Hudson's rifle while he is using the motion tracker. On the bottom of the magazine a large letter "D" is visible. Does anyone have any idea why that letter is there? Is this a prop designation?

BaconIsMyBFF

14th Jan 2021

Common mistakes

Factual error: Knocking someone out by hitting them in the head is in no way a "safe" means to incapacitate them. Leaving a person unconscious after a head injury is extremely dangerous and can lead to death. It is absurd for a hero who doesn't want to kill anyone to go around punching people out and just walking away.

BaconIsMyBFF

8th Jan 2021

Wayne's World (1992)

Audio problem: At the loft party, while Cassandra is singing the song Touch Me there is a moment where Wayne turns to the camera and says "God, she's amazing." While Wayne is saying this the audio track plays an extra beat which throws the track out of sync just as Terry walks up to Wayne, causing Cassandra's mouth to not match the lyrics.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: Is the T-1000 aware that the T-800 also travelled back in time? When Todd mentions a "big guy on a bike" looking for John the T-1000 gives a knowing look, but how would he know about the T-800?

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: He told the foster parents, "I wouldn't worry about him" (or something to that effect). It didn't really matter who the biker was - John (and his foster parents) were in danger from the T-1000 himself.

KeyZOid

Answer: It's never made clear within the film; however, the T-1000 may have been programmed to anticipate that the human resistance might send a reprogrammed T-800 back to the same point in time for unexplained reasons, such as surveillance by Skynet in the future, or Skynet could have simply anticipated such an action by the resistance, especially seeing as how the resistance had already sent Kyle Reese back in the first film.

zendaddy621

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