Bottom (1991)

12 mistakes in season 2

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Starring: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall

Genres: Comedy

Holy - S2-E5

Revealing mistake: During a few scenes after Richie's finger has been taped back on at an extreme angle, you can see Rick Mayall's real finger bent underneath it. This is most visible after his finger gets slammed in the window: look carefully after the window is opened.

Gary O'Reilly

Culture - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Ritchie yells "Aah. Aah. Aah." after the table lands on his toes, the shot zooms out. When Eddie hits him again, he is able to move away from the table. But we never see the table moving the final distance downwards towards the floor (implying he's pulled his feet out from under it), meaning his toes were never under the table at that point, only in the short scene beforehand.


Culture - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: After Eddie has performed checkmate on Richie, Richie punches Eddie who falls over. Eddie gets back up and lifts the table up. The chess board, ashtray, bottle of brown sauce and other things on the table disappear completely in the next shot showing the table land on Richie's feet.

Mark Cuss

Digger - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Eddie and Richie are leaving the dating agency, Eddie opens the door and bangs his head. Watch as the whole stage wall to the left of the shot shakes as he does this.

Digger - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Richie and Eddie are following the love bureau lady into her office, Richie has the clipboard in his left hand. However when he enters the office in the next shot, the clipboard is in his right hand.

Holy - S2-E5

Revealing mistake: Even though you hear it ticking, the second hand on the clock in Eddies' room doesn't move.

Parade - S2-E4

Eddie: So, er, what did you do then?
Falklands War Vet: Well, I'd rather not talk about it.
Eddie: Why? Is it embarrassing? Shit your pants, did you? Cry, did you?
Falklands War Vet: Quite the opposite, actually.
Eddie: What, you sucked water in through your eyes?

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Trivia: Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall met at drama college in 1975. Adrian said he couldn't stand the sight of Rik and when he saw him he thought...well what a tosser.

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