DrLoomis1978

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Stupidity: The Kramden's door opens out towards the hallway. Yet anytime they need to block the door for protection, they put furniture up against it. That would serve no purpose, even with that cheap slide lock they have. The landlord or criminals could just open the door and push the furniture out of their way.

DrLoomis1978

19th Mar 2021

The Honeymooners (1955)

Mind Your Own Business - S1-E35

Other mistake: Ralph gives Ed the advice to try to "squeeze" his boss for a promotion, but gets fired instead. When Ed comes home, he first stops in to see Ralph but he's not home, just Alice. All he tells Alice is that he had words with his boss and got fired. No details. Ed leaves and Ralph comes home. Alice tells him Ed was fired and described in detail the whole story of him threatening his boss for the promotion. Ed never told her exactly why he was fired.

DrLoomis1978

19th Mar 2021

The Honeymooners (1955)

TV or Not TV - S1-E1

Other mistake: At the beginning when Ed tells Ralph he can't afford to buy a new TV right now, he says it couldn't come at a worse time because Captain Video is blasting off to Pluto tomorrow. Ralph gets the idea to buy a set together. When Ed comes down and turns on Captain Video for the launch to Pluto, Ralph yells at him saying they've had this set for three nights and all they watch are Ed's shows. Captain Video should have blasted off for Pluto night one, not night three.

DrLoomis1978

15th Feb 2021

The Twilight Zone (1959)

Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up - S2-E28

Factual error: At the beginning of the episode, one of the troopers checks in with dispatch about the radio call they're on. You can see the driver's side window is open, especially when he gets out of the car and closes the door. He wraps his whole hand around the open window frame. Here's the problem. It's snowing, and the troopers leave the car to follow the footprints to the diner. In all the time they're in the diner, the car would be filling with snow. He should have shut the window.

DrLoomis1978

Plot hole: After the car burns, and they arrive at the motel, Neal only has $17.00 on him and nothing but melted credit cards, forcing him to give up his watch to help pay for the room. Del only has $2.00 but his watch doesn't quite flip the bill. At this point, between Neal and Del, they only have $2.00. However, when Neal invites Del into the room, so he doesn't freeze to death, they are eating Doritos and drinking shooters. Even in 1987 Doritos and a bunch of shooters must have cost more than $2.00. This is assuming Del didn't already have them in his trunk. But even if he did, at the end, Neal gets on his train, makes a return trip to find Del just where he thought he'd be, and then they'd both have to get back onto that train. After all, they both showed up at Neal's home. Once again, It would take money to get on that train. Four train fares with only $2.00. Neal's first trip, return trip, and Neal with Del for the last trip = four fares.

DrLoomis1978

18th Oct 2020

Halloween (1978)

Other mistake: In 2000 a Limited Edition of Halloween was released with 12 extra minutes of footage, filmed during the making of Halloween II in 1981. In order to air Halloween on TV they needed to remove and add certain scenes. In the original 1978 version, Dr. Loomis tells Sheriff Bracket, "I watched him for fifteen years, sitting in a room, staring at a wall, not seeing the wall, looking past the wall, looking at this night, inhumanly patient." In the Extended version, you'll see Dr. Loomis visit Michael in his room, and he's staring out of a window. Not a wall. (00:11:31 - 00:12:38)

DrLoomis1978

Continuity mistake: Take notice of the desk lamp as Charlie and Al are talking in Charlie's new office. As the camera switches back and forth between their face to face conversation, the green glass cover of the light keeps changing position too. This happens even after Al leaves. This was probably done to keep the light out of the camera during filming. (00:13:50)

DrLoomis1978

4th Jul 2020

Tremors (1990)

Factual error: When Val is talking to Burt on the CB radio and desperately trying to tell him to get out of his basement, Burt is using a handheld CB. After Val's very last transmission, Burt is now holding a rifle, not the CB. When the Graboid crashes through Burt's basement wall, we hear him say over Val's CB, "Jesus Chr..." his transmission was cut off. First of all, Burt wasn't holding the CB so he wasn't transmitting at the time. Second, there are portable CBs that you can lock the PTT button for extended transmissions (I owned one), but that wasn't the case here. Finally, even if by some chance Burt accidentally did lock the PTT button before putting it down, it wouldn't have cut off. The Graboid broke through away from where Burt was standing and talking and couldn't affect the CB. It was done for dramatic effect of the scene. (00:58:30)

DrLoomis1978

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Suggested correction: Could be he put the CB down on the PTT button (it's a rather large one) and it stopped transmitting when the tremors caused it to flip off it.

lionhead

29th May 2020

Family Guy (1999)

Trump Guy - S17-E11

Factual error: While Trump is showing Peter around the White House, Trump stops and says, "Sorry, can you hang on a sec, gotta close this window, Melania's out there blowing bubbles for Eric." It's a fact that windows are not allowed to be opened in the White House for security sake. Michelle Obama was unaware at first and opened one and the secret service ordered her to shut that window immediately.

DrLoomis1978

29th May 2020

Family Guy (1999)

V is for Mystery - S16-E13

Other mistake: When Stewie and Brian are riding on the train, Stewie tells Brian, "It's nice that the locals act as their own train crossings." They are seated on the left side of the train and looking out their window at this time. As the train passes, we can see the only person standing there is on the right side of the train. Neither Stewie or Brian could have seen him from the direction they were looking. (00:14:10)

DrLoomis1978

10th Feb 2020

The Twilight Zone (1959)

A Hundred Yards over the Rim - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: When Joe (the diner owner) hands Christian Horn the glass of water, Horn grabs it by the base of the glass and drinks from it holding it the same way, almost to the last drop. The camera quickly switches the angle to show Horn finishing it close up, but this time he's holding it with his fingers wrapped around the glass. The camera switches the angle again as he's handing it back to Joe, once again holding it by the base.

DrLoomis1978

14th Jan 2020

The Twilight Zone (1959)

Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up - S2-E28

Plot hole: At the end of the episode, the trooper answers the phone declaring the bridge is safe to cross but the driver is still worried. The trooper says "We'll go on ahead, cross the bridge first." When Mr. Ross returns to the diner, he tells Haley the bridge wasn't safe. It collapsed. The state police car, the bus, everything went into the river with no survivors, except him of course. Here's the problem. The troopers were going to cross the bridge first to check its safety, then let the bus cross (1 vehicle at a time). That means only one vehicle could have made the bridge collapse, not both at the same time. If the police car made it across safely, then the bus caused it to collapse. If the police car caused it to fall, the bus would not have gone anywhere near the bridge. Therefore, the story Ross gives Haley throws off the whole point of the police going across first.

DrLoomis1978

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Suggested correction: It's simply a story he made up walking back to the diner. It's clear he caused the bridge to collapse and made sure all the vehicles went in.

Doubtful. He was very clear and precise about everything that happened on that bridge. Besides, he explained exactly how he survived, and the plans of his friends landing soon. There were no more secrets at this point. Why make up the bridge story?

DrLoomis1978

14th Jan 2020

The Odd Couple (1970)

10th Aug 2019

King of the Hill (1997)

Dale to the Chief - S9-E5

Other mistake: At the end of the episode we see Hank at the motor vehicle office alone which means he drove himself there. Dale later comes in and helps to get Hank's license changed back to male. Afterwards Hank gets into Dale's van and puts on his seat belt implying Dale is driving him home. Hank should have gotten into his own truck.

DrLoomis1978

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Suggested correction: Or he could have taken a bus or a taxi or had someone else drop him off or even walked there.

LorgSkyegon

16th Jul 2019

King of the Hill (1997)

Question: Towards the end when George is at the bridge looking to jump in to kill himself it's snowing. However, after Clarence shows him what the world would have been like without him, he runs back to the bridge and it is not snowing. George is then begging Clarence to let him live again, and just like that it starts snowing just as it was when George was looking to jump in and kill himself. What did George's life have to do with changing the weather?

DrLoomis1978

Answer: It's just a cinematography thing. It's snowing in the real world, the weather is clear in the alternate world. When the snow resumes, it shows us that he's returned to his real life.

Brian Katcher

Answer: Most likely it had nothing to do with it. This is probably a plot inconsistency.

raywest Premium member

27th Dec 2018

The Odd Couple (1970)

Scrooge Gets an Oscar - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: Watch the scene when Oscar opens his mini garbage pail gift. You'll see it's completely free of the inside tissue wrapping. In the next shot when he goes to open the lid, there's a piece stuck between the lid and the base that was not there before. (00:20:40)

DrLoomis1978

18th Dec 2018

The Twilight Zone (1959)

The Fear - S5-E35

Other mistake: As Trooper Franklin is shining his light on the side of the car showing the fingerprints, notice the front passenger's door. The key hole and the black painted rim of it is not covered by the fingerprint, or paint as it turns out to be. But regardless, it's not covered. (00:14:15)

DrLoomis1978

Continuity mistake: When Butch is talking to Dawn in his room, he puts on his headphones and begins talking to some unknown being and seems to be in a trance. His head is resting flat on his pillow as he grabs Dawn's arm. Just after she pulls away, Butch's hand is in the position as if he was still holding her. However his head is now resting up on the headboard. He couldn't have propped himself up with his hand in that position, especially in the matter of a few seconds. (00:40:40)

DrLoomis1978

25th Nov 2018

Family Guy (1999)

The Unkindest Cut - S16-E19

Other mistake: The guys all go water skiing, towing the boat behind Peter's car. After Quagmire gets his penis bitten off the scene cuts to the hospital parking lot. Quagmire's car is parked next to Peter's. There would be no reason to go home and get his car instead of going directly to the hospital. (00:07:15)

DrLoomis1978

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