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Goofs

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Character error 

Fin pulls out a library card from a book that Olivia had checked out in her name. In the old library card/check system the card should have been kept at the library to keep track of who had checked it. It should not have been placed back in the book and then released to check out.
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Fin identifies the train route from Los Angeles to San Francisco as the Starlight Express. In fact, it is the Coast Starlight; "Starlight Express" is the title of an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.
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When Fin is selecting the train book in the library, he pulls it from a shelf that contains entirely fiction (mostly James Patterson novels). Fiction and non-fiction books would never be on the same shelf - even in a very small library.
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When Finn is at the grocery checkout, the cashier's register display says that the lane is closed instead of displaying the price.
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Continuity 

Following the scene where Olivia returns home from the hospital, there is a brief shot of Fin and Olivia watching the sunset from her dock. This shot is in fact taken from an earlier scene where Fin and Olivia had a conversation on the dock as they are wearing the same clothing.
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Near the beginning of the film, Olivia's shirt has a small hole right in the middle of the front. The fabric is undamaged in subsequent scenes.
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When Joe is making lunch for Fin and Olivia, the meat has grill marks, even though it's being fried with onions in a pan.
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When Fin and Joe spend the night at Olivia's, the towel she brings to Fin and places at the foot of the bed disappears in the next shot.
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When Fin picks up the groceries for Olivia, he has his bag on his shoulder. The bag is not there when he delivers the groceries, but it returns after he has left Olivia's house.
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When Fin is walking along the railroad track at night after getting drunk at the bar, the strap on his bag is flat and then twisted, just before he falls.
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The level of beer in Fin's glass on his first trip to the bar.
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Olivia's knees when she's lounging on the couch during the "Have you ever been in love?" scene.
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Miscellaneous 

When Olivia visits Fin at night with a bottle of bourbon, you can see daylight in the window behind the sofa where Olivia is sitting after falling down.
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In beginning, Finn tells Olivia he inherited depot, but when Olivia and Finn are sitting on deck, Olivia asks Fin, "How did you find this place"?
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