The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin (1991)

14 mistakes in The Calculus Affair: Part 2

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Character mistake: After reaching the border, Snowy finds an umbrella and Tintin states that it is Calculus's umbrella. It isn't Calculus's umbrella - Calculus's umbrella has a brown handle, and this one has a grey handle. (00:42:25)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: After rescuing Calculus, Haddock then hugs him. He has gloves on in this shot, but the gloves disappear in the next. (00:39:50)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: A guy at a desk tells the Colonel that Calculus will be released. After he goes into his office, the guy at the desk has a phone that is a foot away from him. 2 shots later, the phone is about 6 inches away from the guy. (00:39:30)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Other mistake: When the Colonel opens the door after finding out about Calculus's release, the door handle is never pushed down, but the door still opens anyway. (00:39:30)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: A soldier guarding the hotel picks up a smashed light bulb with 1cm of glass on the edge. Shot cuts and there is now about 4cm of glass on the edge. The smashed glass around the bulb also disappears. (00:35:30)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Tintin and Haddock walk through a corridor with two drunk men, Tintin opens a door. The key hole on the door is blue. For a few frames, the key hole becomes brown, then back to blue again. As he closes the door, the key hole is once again brown for a couple of frames. (00:34:50)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: In the first shot of Hotel Zsnorr, Tintin is shown with a dark blue sweater. After his phone call with Haddock, he now has a light blue sweater. (00:33:40 - 00:34:10)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Haddock starts to fall out of the helicopter, he tugs on a seat belt. The wall around the seat belt is red. In the next shot, the wall is blue. Then when Haddock gets back into the helicopter, the wall is brown. (00:28:55)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: As Tintin, Haddock and Snowy are running whilst being shot at, Snowy is holding Calculus's umbrella with his teeth. The handle is facing the right as this happens. However, when they are shown in the helicopter, Snowy is suddenly seen holding the umbrella with the handle facing the left. (00:28:25)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Tintin picks up the cigarette, it is a flipped shot. Note the "M" is at the end of the logo where as all other shots of these cigarettes have the "M" at the start of the logo. (00:26:45)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: Tintin and Haddock see a car sitting outside the post card shop. The villain drops a cigarette out of the window. The cigarette disappears when Tintin and Haddock walk over to the car. (00:26:30)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Calculus walks to the post card shop, Haddock points at his watch. If you look at his watch, you will see that the minute hand keeps on titling from 8:50 to 9:00 and back. (00:26:00)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Audio problem: When Tintin, Haddock and Calculus exit the hospital, Haddock says "Blistering barnacles, I'm glad to be out of there. The food was terrible". His mouth doesn't move when he says "The food was terrible". (00:25:50)

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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: The Italian driver's car has a number plate on the left front of his car. In the shot where he drives through the bushes, no numbers are seen on the plate. (00:30:15)

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