Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers (2001)

11 mistakes in Currahee

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Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the bootcamp scene where Captain Sobel is yelling at Private Christenson for drinking from his canteen, you see a machine gun resting on Christenson's right shoulder. When the camera angle changes to behind Christenson, the machine gun has suddenly moved onto his other shoulder. This happens quite a few times in this particular scene.

Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the breakfast scene following the night march where Lieutenant Winters has to pick 6 men and list their infractions, his mug moves about on his tray from shot to shot.

Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The door keeps changing positions in the scene where Sobel is punishing Winters for failing to inspect the latrine.

Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In Currahee when they are crawling through pig guts Muck goes through and gets blood on his leg from a hanging gut yet the guy behind him goes through the same area and has no blood on his leg.

Currahee - S1-E1

Factual error: David Webster is shown to be training as part of Easy Company and is present among their number when Lt Meehan informs them that the invasion has been postponed. Webster actually trained with Fox Company and made the jump into Normandy as a member of the Battalion Headquarters Company. He transferred to Easy Company after D-Day.

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Currahee - S1-E1

Character mistake: In the scene where Captain Sobel is inspecting the soldiers at the beginning of the episode, he goes up to Sergeant Lipton and notices something wrong with his chevrons. Well, in that part, Sergeant Lipton is not standing correctly in the position of attention because he is sort of slouching and his head is in front of his shoulders and the correct position of attention is standing straight up and having your neck behind your shoulders. If he was in the real army, he would have gotten a punishment for not standing at the correct position of attention. (00:09:30)

Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when they show Meehan explaining that they're not going to jump because of fog, he is using his hands to emphasize the point, when they go back to the same point near the end of the episode, Meehan has his hands behind his back.

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Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sobel is explaining to Strayer why he cut the fence, Strayer is a colonel; however, when Winters is briefing his men before going to assault the 105 he refers to him as a Major.

Currahee - S1-E1

Factual error: In the scene at the end of Part 1 where the aircraft are taking off on June 5 1944, as the camera pulls out to show the many aircraft rolling down the tarmac, the first aircraft shows the pilot wearing a pale green headset remarkably similar to a David Clark headset. However, the Clark company didn't start producing headsets until after the war.

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Currahee - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sobel yells at pvt. Christensen for drinking out of his canteen during the night march, Christensen's helmet is wet when they film from behind, when the camera switches to the front it is dry.

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Trivia: 40 members of the cast had to go through a ten day bootcamp in which they were called by their roles in the series. Their boot camp instructor, Captain Dale Dye, was also in charge of doing the bootcamp for the main cast of Saving Private Ryan. Dye played the role of Colonel Robert Sink in the series, and a Colonel in the war department in the film. Dale Dye has also starred in, and been a military advisor on many other TV series and films for years, he's an extremely well respected man in the film industry.

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Answer: To mess with him. A lot of the "regular" soldiers didn't respect or even like Webster early on because he was a college boy. That dislike and lack of respect was deepened when Webster took what they perceived to be an extended stay in hospital after being wounded when many of their other comrades - Popeye for example - left hospital early to get back with their friends to fight.

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