Stranger Things

Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt - S3-E8

Factual error: The value of Planck's constant used in the show, 6.62607004 is the value that was measured in 2014. The value that was in use in 1985 was 6.626176. The value was updated again in 2018, to 6.62607015.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

Chapter Two: The Mall Rats - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: Steve throws his empty banana peel on the table in the back of the ice cream store, then is shown seconds later still holding the empty peel.

Adew7

Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

Factual error: When Dustin's toy collection "comes to life" (thanks to Eleven), one of the robots is the Transformer Ultra Magnus. Though it appears to be modified with a motorized engine that the actual toy didn't have, that's not the mistake, as there no reason Dustin couldn't have modified it. The error is that the season is set in July 1985, but Ultra Magnus wasn't released in the U.S. until 1986. (Yes, the toy was available as a Diaclone in Japan, but in a different color scheme. Dustin's has the coloring of the U.S. version, and even if he somehow ended up with the Diaclone version, it's highly unlikely he would have repainted a Japanese toy to resemble a Transformer he wouldn't know about the existence of yet, as the 'Transformers' animated movie wasn't released until August 1986).

Vader47000

Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum - S3-E6

Factual error: Lucky Charms didn't add rainbows until 1992.

Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum - S3-E6

Factual error: When the Russian requests the cherry flavor and refuses to talk, he gets thrown out. At the back is an oil drum from the French energy company "Total." However that logo was introduced only in the mid 2000s. (00:11:55)

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Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: In Bruce's hamburger the salad is on the bottom and the bacon is on the top, in the next shot the salad is on the top and the bacon has disappeared, replaced with ketchup. (00:23:05 - 00:27:10)

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

Factual error: When Hopper steals the yellow convertible at the gas station mini mart, the gas pumps have vapor recovery boots on the nozzles. Those weren't in use for another half decade.

Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Billy crashes his car, it stops and breaks down. He moves to the bonnet and a clear hissing from a damaged is audible. Then all the mess happens and the episode ends with the usual cliffhanger. When the second episode starts, Billy's car battery is still up, even with the headlight turned on, and the car starts at once with no problem whatsoever.

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Steve Harrington knocks out of the soldier, Dustin congratulations him. Over Dustin's left shoulder there's a black silhouette of a crew member hiding in plain sight. (00:36:50)

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Suggested correction: Actually that's Robin's reflection. You see the mouth closing at the same time.

lionhead

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: While Bruce chases after Nancy and Jonathan they hide in the OR, then Nancy picks up the red phone and shouts, and in the following closeup of the ceiling mounted domed light, the upside-down reflection of a crew member wearing shorts and sneakers can be seen quickly. A few minutes later, after Jonathan jabs scissors into Tom's throat, when Jonathan leans back out-of-breath there's another closeup of the surgical light, and we can see the upside-down reflection of the cameraman's arm and part of the camera as it moves closer, then it's visible again a few shots later. (00:43:10 - 00:46:40)

Super Grover Premium member

Chapter Four: The Sauna Test - S3-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Mike and his friends are discussing the Mind Flayer needing a new host, El asks how they'd be able to tell if someone is a host. Then it cuts to Hopper and Joyce pulling up in front of Town Hall, and before Hopper gets out of the car the boom mic is reflected on the squad car's window. (00:14:25)

Super Grover Premium member

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Hopper is taking Todd's car at the gas station he hands Todd a Slim Jim he was eating, then they pan away from them to show Joyce Byers and Hop talking. When the scene widens Hop has the Slim Jim back in his hand and hands it to Todd again. (00:24:25)

Chapter Seven: The Bite - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning the band the camera pans by is totally different from the one standing behind the mayor later on. For one there are no more clarinet players, a cymbal player suddenly appears right behind where the mayor stands and the drummers are 3 totally different boys, with the 3rd from the right missing his glasses suddenly and the second drummer being much shorter. (00:00:40 - 00:01:15)

lionhead

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: Eleven and Mike are sitting next to each other at the hospital. Eleven looks to her left in one shot and the camera changes angles. She's now looking straight ahead and immediately looks to the left again.

manthabeat Premium member

Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Steve is talking to his coworker about striking out. Two girls come in and his coworker encourages him to talk to them. In the first angle his shirt is lower and you can see his chest hair. Cut to the other side as he flips around to talk to the girls, and his shirt has moved up. (00:24:15)

manthabeat Premium member

Eleven: Friends don't lie.

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Chapter Two: The Mall Rats - S3-E2

Trivia: The song Scott Clarke is listening to is not 'My Sharona, ' but actually 'My Bologna, ' by Weird Al Yankovic.

Brian Katcher
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