Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers (2001)

10 mistakes in Currahee

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.

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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.

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Currahee - S1-E1

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

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Currahee - S1-E1

Factual error: In the credits, Ross McCall's character's name is misspelled as "Joesph" D. Liebgott.

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Phil C.

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.

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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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Tailkinker

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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Kara

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.

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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.

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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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