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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) Poster

Goofs

Audio/visual unsynchronised 

The bass drummer in the original Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is out of time with the band. He is also clearly not hitting his drum.
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While Earth Wind and Fire are performing, the trumpet player is holding his instrument in the air while you can hear a trumpet playing.
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Joe Perry appears to be lip-syncing during the Aerosmith scene. At one point, he gets off track.
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Continuity 

Donald Pleasence's character is called B.D. Hoffler. In the credits, his character is called B.D. Brockhurst.
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On the contract signed by the band, Bob's signature changes from one shot to another.
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When Mean Mr. Mustard serenades Strawberry Fields, he puts his teacup down. In the next shot, he puts it down again.
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When Billy Preston as Sgt. Pepper descends from the top of City Hall he knocks down a large banner reading "Sold by Mustard Realty." But by the time he lands, the banner has disappeared.
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Crew or equipment visible 

When Sergeant Pepper (Billy Preston) is flying around, wires are clearly visible.
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Revealing mistakes 

During the Aerosmith scene, Steven Tyler's microphone does not have a cable, and doesn't appear to be wireless. In the closeup, you can see bare pins where the cable should be connected.
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Spoilers

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Continuity 

When Strawberry Fields falls off the platform, she lands on her front. When Billy Shears runs down the stairs to her, she is on her back.
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