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Humanoids from the Deep (1980) Poster

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Continuity 

When the Salmon Queen bashes the skull of one of the sea mutants right after her bikini top is yanked off, she ends up fully topless, but in one shot, her 'beauty pageant' sash and her bikini top strap can be seen on her back.
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At the beginning, the young boy falls off the boat face first. But when the camera cuts to underneath the water, he lands on his backside.
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During the boat scene at the beginning, the ocean water constantly changes from rough to calm between shots.
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Jerry jumps out of the water to scare Peggy. However, in the very next shot when they're kissing, his hair is nearly dry.
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It's daylight when a humanoid is approaching Billy's tent. But less than two minutes later, when the girl escapes, it's nearly dark.
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After Tommy shoots the humanoid with an arrow, its head falls forward. But in the next shot, it's cocked to the side. In the 3rd shot, it's hanging forward once again.
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When Linda is driving the truck, the humanoid breaks some of the windshield on the driver's side. But after he falls off the hood, nearly all of the windshield on the driver's side is gone.
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When the Native American brings his dead dog onto the dance-floor, it is covered with blood. But during the fight moments later, a lot of the blood is gone.
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The sea monster grabs Peggy by the feet and pulls her into the ocean, but in the next shot she is being pulled onto the beach.
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Johnny's black eye constantly changes shape over the course of the film (small, big, huge, small, big, etc.)
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When Peggy waits for her boyfriend Jerry, and then hears noises and reaches for the knife. She jumps when the kitchen phone rings, and her right arm bra strap drops to just above her elbow. But when Jerry jumps out to scare her the strap is now above her shoulder.
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The blood on Carol's face, as she stabs the Humanoid.
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When Peggy and Jerry are first attacked by the Humanoids, Peggy has a green design on one breast-cup of her bikini. Throughout the scene that design changes back and forth from one cup to the other.
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Near the end, a beer keg rolls by one female character three times between shots.
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After Johnny Eagle takes the couple back to his cabin to help clean the fish for dinner, it's already dark. When Slattery and crew are coming upriver to his cabin, it's still dusk.
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When Linda is first shown driving her pickup down the road for help the windshield appears to have a huge hole in the center of it. In the next shot, the windshield is intact.
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In the first boat sequence, the overturned gas can disappears and reappears (in different positions) a few times.
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Revealing mistakes 

Once the humanoids break through the bottom of the dock, the commotion starts. And the first eight or nine seconds of screaming is "looped" and continually heard throughout the rest of the attack at the carnival.
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In the first boat sequence, the winch is supposedly under a lot of strain but all of the lines are loose. They would be tight if the winch motor was working to attempt to pull in the net.
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When Jackie is pulled underwater by a humanoid, you can see that the film was merely run in reverse, (hence the water rolling UP his head) from the first time he emerged after falling in.
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When the humanoid is lying in the road after he fell off the truck's hood, he presumably starts to roll over. But it's just recycled film in reverse from a few seconds earlier.
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After the humanoid attacks the couple on the beach, he drags the girl to shore and proceeds to molest her. His head tilts forward and you can see the actor's neck where the monster head separates from the costume.
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When seen from the outside, Linda's pickup truck clearly has a large center section of the windshield cut out for the camera to do interior shots of Linda inside the truck.
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Spoilers 

The goof item below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

At the end of the film Peggy is giving birth to a humanoid. She has three claw mark scars from her attack earlier in the film, running down her forehead to her chin. But when her belly rises and the humanoid is about to burst out, Peggy's face is totally clear of any scars.
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