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Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1996) Poster

Goofs

Revealing mistakes 

During Merlin's final scene, as his head goes back, one of the rocks folds back.
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Jump to: Boom mic visible (1) | Continuity (8) | Crew or equipment visible (3) | Revealing mistakes (1) | Spoilers (1)

Boom mic visible 

Outside Merlin's shop, above Susan when she says to Nicholas, "Did you see where Mommy put her keys?"
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Continuity 

When the car almost hits Michael, his father watches from the open front door. The door was closed in the previous shot, and the father never opened it.
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The oil lamp changes hands after Grampa lights it.
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Just before Grampa tells the story, his arm is stretched across the top of the sofa. In the next shot, his arm is by his side.
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Before Nicholas enters Merlin's shop, the knight standing by the door wears a metal helmet in some shots, but not in others.
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When Susan and Madeline talk outside Merlin's shop, a van on the road behind them disappears between shots, a car parked by the sidewalk vanishes, and some vehicles roll by twice.
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When Michael is nearly killed, the dustbin jumps from the sidewalk to the driveway between shots.
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When David gets out of the crevasse, the sky is gray and cloudy with rain, lightning, and thunder. When the tree falls toward David, the sky behind is crystal blue.
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Michael's birthday cake and candles change between shots.
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Crew or equipment visible 

In some high-angled shots inside Merlin's shop, after Susan and Nicholas leave and Mr. Cooper is talking, a crew member in a black top and jeans can be seen in the bottom right side of the screen, sitting down, watching the actors.
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When the power goes out, the grandson says "Now I'm gonna miss the movie." Seconds later, a young boy in dark clothes walks by in the background, on the right side.
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In some high-angled shots inside Merlin's shop, a crew member can be seen on the left, reading the script.
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Revealing mistakes 

When Michael's father hoists himself out of the crevasse, the mud shifts in a large block, revealing itself as a piece of foam or plaster.
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Spoilers 

The goof item below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

Near the end of the film, when David digs the hole to bury the monkey, its mouth changes from open (baring teeth) to closed and back again.
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