Batman: The Animated Series

Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Other mistake: When Batman is watching the security footage of Victor Fries' accident, at first Fries is addressing the camera directly which follows him and pans according to his movements and Ferris Boyle interrupting him, which would suggest a second person was in the room with a handheld camera. But after Ferris Boyle enters the room and orders Fries' experiment terminated, there are several cuts from various angles in the room suggesting surveillance cameras. The surveillance style footage also often conveniently cuts to the face of whichever person happens to be speaking or will cut to a certain angle in order to put emphasis on the action, all of which would require multiple mounted cameras and purposeful editing by either Boyle or one of his subordinates, which would be completely illogical since they don't want anyone to see the footage in the first place. (00:12:20 - 00:13:55)

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Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: When Batman - disguised as a security guard - opens his utility belt, the belt opens and shows a configuration of buttons and a split-second later, a key card materializes out of thin air in front of the buttons. (00:11:30)

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Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Freeze's henchman Johnny gets his legs frozen, he is wearing pants and shoes. Later when Johnny is inside a water tank in the Batcave in order to thaw the ice, he has been stripped down to his boxer shorts. While it's possible for Batman to remove Johnny's pants above the freeze-line by cutting them away, he would still have remnants of his pants underneath the ice, but when the ice is thawed, his legs and feet are bare. (00:05:45 - 00:08:05)

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Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Freeze's henchman Johnny gets his legs frozen, an ice "bridge" connects the gap between his feet. A few shots later and the connective ice is gone, making it look like he is wearing boots made of ice. (00:05:45 - 00:07:00)

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Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Other mistake: Batman uses a thermos full of chicken noodle soup to defeat Mr. Freeze, and moments later gives Summer Gleason a security tape that incriminates Ferris Boyle. When Batman pulls out both of these aforementioned items, there is a corresponding clicking sound that suggests he pulls them from his utility belt, but both items are far too large to fit inside the belt. They also could not have been simply been hanging from his belt, as Mr. Freeze had possession of Batman's belt a few minutes prior and they were not there. (00:20:05 - 00:20:45)

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Heart of Ice - S1-E3

Other mistake: When the children interrupt Summer Gleason's news report to play in the snow, the two police officers on the right are completely motionless for the entire 15-second shot. (00:02:10)

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Trivia: The series was animated on darker (typically black) paper as opposed to standard white paper. This helped aid in the show's aesthetic, and also helped save time when animating nighttime sequences, since they wouldn't have to paint the entire background black.

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