Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 5: Mutants Revenge - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: After Wolverine is knocked unconscious by the voltage of the cage that Beast is trapped in, Beast is able to keep Wolverine from falling into the vat of chemicals below the cage by gripping the fabric of Wolverine's costume. Once the fabric tears away, Beast is able to grab Wolverine by the hand. Once he loses grip, Wolverine is able to grab onto the cage itself. When Genevieve starts shooting the laser gun at the Hobgoblin, Beast is again shown to be holding Wolverine by the fabric of his costume. (00:08:30 - 00:12:05)

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Spider Wars, Chapter 2: Farewell Spider-Man - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Scarlet Spider is saying that they need to destroy the bomb, you can see one of the arms and tattered costume of the Man-Spider behind him, even though the Beyonder had already teleported Man-Spider to another dimension. It appears to be a shot from Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider's fight with Man-Spider that wasn't used and ended up being repurposed, rather than taking the time to animate a new shot altogether.

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Suggested correction: Not entirely true; although they are rare and may no longer exist now, I've seen traffic lights that followed the red, yellow, green pattern as recently as the mid-1990s.


Interesting. What state (s) did you see this in? I'm assuming going from red to yellow was to encourage cars to cautiously enter the intersection in case someone was running a red light?

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Traffic lights in the UK do this - it's more to give you a second to get ready, in gear, etc., then as soon as the lights turn green you can go. Otherwise you get no warning of when the lights are about to change.

In Illinois; as I said, such traffic lights are rare, but they did exist at least as recently as the time this episode of the series aired, and they may still possibly exist in larger cities such as New York City.


This traffic light set-up (red to yellow to green) still exists today in the UK. From what I understand, it is to alert the driver that the light will be turning green imminently and to prepare themselves to put their car in gear, as manual cars are still pretty common in Europe. I'd wager this light cycle was phased out of North America due to the abundance of automatic cars today. Could have been different in 1994 though.


It should be noted that traffic lights that go from red to yellow before going green keep the red light illuminated so that both red and yellow are lit up. However, that's not what happens in the scene. I've never seen a traffic light operate the way it's shown. And Massachusetts still has traffic lights that go from red to yellow, however, when red and yellow are lit up together, this allows for pedestrian crossing.


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Trivia: Around the same time this show was airing, James Cameron was in the midst of developing a Spider-Man film which would have featured Sandman and Electro as the villains. Due to this plan, Sandman never appeared on this show despite being a prominent member of Spidey's rogue's gallery. Electro eventually made an appearance in the show's final season once it was determined that Cameron's film would never come to fruition, though the Electro that appeared on this show was a bastardized version of his comics counterpart.

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Answer: In the comics, Hobgoblin's true identity was kept a mystery for a long time intentionally and while many fans deduced it was Kingsley, and creator Roger Stern was leaning that way, Stern left the series in 1984. In 1987 Hobgoblin's identity was revealed to be Ned Leeds and then Macendale became Hobgoblin. It wasn't until 1997 that Sterns wrote the mini-series "Hobgoblin Lives" and retconned Kingsley as the original Hobgoblin.


Answer: I could be wrong, but I believe the Hobgoblin in Marvel Comics around the same time this show was airing was also Jason Macendale. I have a Hobgoblin trading card from around 1992 or 1993, and it identifies him as Jason Phillips Macendale when listing his real name.

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