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Revealing mistake: In "Busy Buddies" (1944), an angry bull knocks Curly over a fence. A dummy of Curly is used for the scene. As it sails over the fence, the hand of the crew member who threw the dummy is visible. (00:08:24)

Steven Lee

Continuity mistake: When Jiminy takes Scrooge to Fezziwig's, all the windowpanes are frosted over and Scrooge wipes off one pane, so he can see inside. In the next scene showing the inside of the building, the frost is gone from all the panes.

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Continuity mistake: In "Some More Of Samoa" (1941), the Stooges are on the island of Rhum-Boogie and Curly is wearing a tiger skin. In the final scene, as they hop into their canoe, he's suddenly wearing a leopard skin.

Steven Lee

Woman Haters - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In "Shivering Sherlocks" (1948), Moe, Larry and Shemp are working at the Elite Café. A police officer is wearing a badge when he enters but when he sits at the counter, the badge has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: In "False Alarms" (1934) Curly ducks when Moe throws a bucket of water at him and the water lands on the fire captain who is standing behind Curly. In the next shot, the captain's uniform is completely dry.

Steven Lee

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Continuity mistake: In "Spook Louder" (1943), when Moe is hit in the face with a cream pie, he drops the club he is carrying. In the next shot, he is holding the club and drops it again.

Steven Lee

22nd Nov 2020

Bearly Asleep (1955)

Continuity mistake: Park Ranger Donald is leading five bears to a cave, so they can hibernate for the winter. He finds a bear sleeping in a hammock and forces him to join the others. There should now be six bears but a seventh bear has appeared out of nowhere. Later in the cave, their number has grown to nine.

Steven Lee

12th Nov 2020

Inside Out (2015)

Other mistake: When Riley and her parents arrive at their new home in San Francisco, several pieces of mail are sticking out of the mail slot in the door. A letter carrier would not deliver mail to a vacant house, let alone not push it all the way through the slot.

Steven Lee

29th Jul 2020

Way Out West (1937)

Revealing mistake: Stan is using a block and tackle to hoist Ollie up to the balcony of Finn's apartment. When Stan lets go of the rope, Ollie falls and lands flat on his back. It is obvious by the awkward angle of the legs that a dummy was used. In addition, the dummy lands with the legs close together but in the shot that follows, Ollie's legs are far apart and one leg is in the air.

Steven Lee

20th Jul 2020

Columbo (1971)

Ransom for a Dead Man - S1-E1

Character mistake: Piloting a helicopter, Leslie ends a radio conversation by saying "Over and out." "Over" means "I'm done talking; please respond." "Out" means "I'm done talking and I'm ending this communication." An experienced pilot would never say "Over and out." They are two different terms.

Steven Lee

16th Jul 2020

Life with Lucy (1986)

World's Greatest Grandma - S1-E13

Other mistake: A six-piece band of grandmothers is playing "When The Saints Go Marching In" at a school talent show. None of the piano keys move when the pianist taps them.

Steven Lee

Other mistake: Mrs. Petrie, Dr. Flemming's secretary, makes two phone calls to Joan Hudson. She dials seven numbers for the first call but only six numbers for the second call.

Steven Lee

12th Jun 2020

The Monkees (1966)

Find the Monkees (a.k.a. The Audition) - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Trying to get away from the Monkees, television producer Hubbell Benson enters an elevator on the first floor. After a quick cut, Benson is shown exiting the elevator on the third floor. A potted plant and a "3rd Floor" sign were added to the scene but it is obvious the elevator is still on the first floor. A large ash tray appears in both shots and its contents are unchanged.

Steven Lee

12th Jun 2020

I Love Lucy (1951)

The Dancing Star - S4-E28

Other mistake: Lucy walks out on the balcony and sees Van Johnson sleeping on a lounge chair by the swimming pool. The photographic backdrop shows automobiles, trees, mountains, the Roosevelt hotel and many other buildings of Hollywood but when Lucy goes to the pool and sits on the lounge chair next to Van Johnson, the background is just a plain painted backdrop with no cars, trees, mountains or buildings. This plain backdrop also appears in the episode with Harpo Marx.

Steven Lee

It May Look Like a Walnut! - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: The episode opens with Rob watching a horror movie on television. The bedside clock shows the time as 9:05. At the end of the episode 23 minutes later, the clock shows 9:10.

Steven Lee

Factual error: Rick Dalton, relaxing on a float in his swimming pool, tunes his radio to 93 FM. A KHJ jingle is heard but KHJ was 930 AM. The station at 93.1 FM in 1969 was KNX-FM.

Steven Lee

Other mistake: Over a car radio, KHJ's Robert W. Morgan is heard giving the weather forecast. The predicted high is "95 downtown, 105 in the valley." The scene takes place in the middle of winter, February 9, 1969.

Steven Lee
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Suggested correction: The daytime temperatures can reach that high in the winter.

The highest recorded temp for Feb 9 for Downtown LA is 89 set in 2016, and the highest February temperature ever there was 95 on Feb 20, 1995. "The valley" is too ambiguous to identify where it means. So while they "can", they don't, and any movie showing record-setting temps during winter, even if theoretically possible, would be considered wrong.

Factual error: In a scene taking place Sunday, February 9, 1969, KHJ's Robert W. Morgan is heard on the car radio. Morgan hosted a Monday-to-Friday morning show. He never worked on Sunday.

Steven Lee

5th Apr 2020

Columbo (1971)

Mind Over Mayhem - S3-E6

Other mistake: Over a public address system, Cahill tells his staff to quit working on their World War III scenarios until "after lunch." He immediately returns to his office and the wall clock shows the time as 4:30.

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Other mistake: In "Busy Buddies" (1944), Curly pastes a Carrot County Fair poster onto a fence but has it upside down. In a close-up, the image of the poster is in reverse.

Steven Lee

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