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High School Musical 2 (TV Movie 2007) Poster

(2007 TV Movie)

Goofs

Audio/visual unsynchronised 

When Troy and Gabriella are singing 'Everyday', Troy spins Gabriella off and continues to do his own spinning actions, but he fails to sing his lines into the mic or even lip sync them. He also forgets about his mic for most of the song.
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When Troy is sitting in his bedroom tossing his basketball up and catching it, you can her the noise a regular basketball makes when you catch it, but later in the scene, he squeezes it and you can see it is actually a plush pillow that would make no such sound.
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In 'You are the Music in Me', Gabriella mouths "cause" after Troy sings "because", but their voices are heard singing "because" together.
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During "Everyday", the drummer is clearly miming. Although he is motioning the drumsticks, they never touch the drum set.
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When Troy and Gabriella are on the fourth fairway and the sprinklers come on, they are constantly rotating, steady-stream sprinklers. However, they are making the "ch-ch-ch-ch" sounds of impact sprinklers.
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During the final dance in the opening song outside the school, Gabriella can be heard singing "ah, ah!" and everybody else sings "school's out, scream and shout!". But Gabriella is seen singing the words "school's out, scream and shout!" with everyone else.
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When the Evans family are playing golf with Chad and Troy, Sharpay pulls Troy onto the cart and he turns to Chad and says "I don't know" but his mouth movements do not match the line heard.
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During the song "I Don't Dance" Chad and Ryan sound like they are singing during the part where they are all dancing near second base. But their lips are not moving, then when they face each other they are shown to be singing.
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Boom mic visible 

When Sharpay is telling her three girls by the pool about Troy and Gabriella taking over her show, when she looks up - the boom mic is clearly visible in the reflection of her sunglasses being help up in the air over the character.
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Character error 

Favors and gifts given to Troy by Sharpay's parents (job, club membership, clothes, vehicle, meals, as well as working out with the college team) violate NCAA recruiting regulations.
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When Troy is having dinner with the Evanses, the championship game from the first film is brought up, and Troy says, "Actually, my teammates here [referring to Chad and Jason, who are waiting on the table] stole the ball." In the game in question from the first film, Troy is the one that steals the ball, runs it down court and scores the winning shot, all by himself.
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When Sharpay and her family are on a hill hitting their balls, everybody hits them except Sharpay. You can see the pink ball lying in the grass when she walks out.
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Continuity 

After the 'work this out' routine, Troy writes 'Let's go!' on his notepad. He then flips it down to be in Chad's view, and the writing is the right way up. He is seen writing on the front of the notepad. In order for the writing to have appeared the right way up in Chad's view after being flipped down, Troy would have had to rotate the notepad 180 degrees and would have had to have written on the other side of the paper. When he is clearly seen not doing this.
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In the final scene while singing "All for One" Chad knocks his microphone off of it's stand into the pool while dancing, in the next scene it is back in it's proper place.
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During the kitchen singing sequence, a greasy cloth moves from the floor to the bottom shelf of the table, then disappears, and reappears on the floor, then later disappears.
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During the sequence with the piano, before Troy lies on the piano there's no paper, after he lies on it a paper pops up on the left side of the piano.
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Sharpay's lace-up sandals are on/off/on throughout the pool song at the beginning of the movie.
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When Troy goes to caddy, Sharpay's father's helicopter is landing facing east. The next frame shows the helicopter landing west.
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During "Work This Out", Troy is wearing a name-tag. But when he is singing "I'm sure we can find/A way to have fun/While we get this job done," his name-tag has disappeared.
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Before Sharpay smacks the beach ball, the lifeguard is clearly not by his chair in the background. After Sharpay smacks the ball, the lifeguard suddenly appears dancing in the background.
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In the kitchen scene, three papers can be seen posted to the shelf in the background. Two of these papers disappear and reappear several times during the song.
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In the opening song during the cafeteria scene, Gabriella's white button shirt is unbuttoned (clearly by accident) and then in the next scene it is buttoned as usual. And this happens several times.
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When Troy is talking to his dad; his dad walks in with the ribs and sets them on the bed. When his dad reaches for the picture the ribs aren't there.
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On the last number "All for one" right after the first chorus, where all the cast was singing on top of the cascade pool, they part their ways. Gabriella, Ryan and Taylor get down on the right, while Chad, Sharpay and Troy get down through the left. On the next shot, all the ladies are seen coming down on the right, while all the guys are coming down on the left.
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After teaching the kids to play golf, Troy leaves and Sharpay hits a ball. Before she hits the ball, that is the only ball left. Then there is a closeup on the ball and there are two balls behind it. Then when it shows Sharpay hit the ball, there is a pile of balls and one set off to the side for her to hit.
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When Sharpay and Ryan are watching Troy and Gabriella dance and play around on the golf course, Ryan's binoculars are on his right hand, then they're gone, then they're on his hand again. The light in the scene keeps changing too.
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When Troy and Sharpay are rehearsing You Are the Music In Me, Troys hair is blowing up while both of them are standing on the vent. Then the camera switches angle and Troy's hair isn't blowing up anymore, its straight down like there is no air blowing on them.
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The reflection of Troy during 'Bet On It' does not match the shot afterwards. The buttons on his polo shirt are on the left in the reflection but in the 'real' shot afterwards the buttons are also in the left when they should be on the right.
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At the start of the song "What Time Is It", Troy's underwear is visibly white when he passes the basketball to Chad. However, a few seconds after, Troy's underwear is of a darker color.
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When Mr. Fulton gives Taylor the letters for the employees, she puts her left hand on the steering wheel, in the next shot both of her hands are holding the letters. This happens a few times.
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When Sharpay drives up to the resort there are scattered clouds in the sky. When they enter the pool area, the sky changes from partly cloudy to overcast to completely clear in a few minutes.
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During All For One, the number of balloons in the pool changes. First these is a cluster of 4 in front of cascade area, which then increases in number to approximately 10. The number varies between about 4 and 10 during the entire dance number in front of the pool. When the Troy and Gabriella return to the top of the cascade pool, the balloons have disappeared completely.
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When Troy and Gabriela sing Everday, the microphones keep switching from one hand to another between scenes.
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As Troy and Gabriella leave the classroom, Troy's gym bag is on the floor in the classroom. It's gone for the song "What Time Is It?" and then reappears in the hallway.
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When Troy, Chad and Zeke are talking before "Work This Out", Zeke's green bandana goes from being untied to tied between shots.
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During the song "Everyday" when they are all in a circle, circling, Troy and Gabriella are shown not holding hands. When they do a broader view of the whole group they are holding hands.
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During the song "You are the music in me" Gabriella's tongue is clearly blue in some shots, yet when she sings a long note later, her tongue is magically clean again... A few seconds later, it turns blue again!
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During "Work this Out" after Troy and Gabriella put away their spoons in buckets, the next shot Troy has a set in his right hand which he places on the table.
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When the class is chanting 'summer' in the opening scene, there is clearly a jacket on the back of Troy's chair. However, when the class throws their paper up into the air, it's disappeared.
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When Troy is outside playing basketball, his jacket sleeves are rolled down, but when Gabriella comes outside to talk to him, they are rolled up. This continues through out the next few minutes.
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In Sharpay's version of 'You are the Music in Me', she takes her orange jacket off and throws it on the piano. The jacket disappears and reappears throughout the song
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When Ryan and Sharpay arrive, Mr. Fulton shows them the fliers. There is one pile and he takes one off for Sharpay to sign. When it shows an up close of her signing there are already two or three fliers underneath the one she is signing.
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During the final musical scene when they are dancing around the pool, the sun is getting low in the sky. During a close-up scene, the sun is high in the sky. In the last scene they are dancing in the late afternoon sun. Seconds later when they all jump in to the pool it is so dark that the area is being illuminated by electric lighting equipment.
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In 'Fabulous', the other three girls all put their large bags beside their sun loungers but in a later shot, there are no bags.
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Just after Troy asks Chad to put a swiss on his burger, Ryan is standing behind Troy with a tray of burgers. When Chad gets into the kitchen and talks to Taylor and Gabriella, Ryan is in the background with dirty dishes.
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Just before the opening song "What Time Is It?", Jason asks Miss Darbus a question. A few seconds later, he is asleep. However, in between these scenes, he is awake and dancing.
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When Kelsi gives Troy the staff letter there is a plate in front of him with a croissant and a pancake on. When he screws up the letter in the close up shot, the plate has disappeared. It reappears when he leaves to sing "Bet on it."
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During "Work This Out", Troy bangs on the metal tray that Gabriella is holding, he only hits it twice yet there are a number of dents in it, possibly from previous takes.
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When Mrs. Evans hits the golf ball, you can see from her back side that she hit the ball towards her right, but resulted in hitting it farther.
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When Sharpay and Ryan are singing their parts in the middle of "Fabulous", after she raises her arms while she is sitting on the piano, her left pink coat sleeve is fully on her shoulder. When the close-up shot is on Sharpay, her sleeve is completely off her shoulder.
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When Sharpay is talking to Ryan at her locker at the beginning of the film, she puts her sunglasses on. but when the shot changes to outside of the school, Sharpay comes out without her sunglasses off and they are no where to be seen.
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In the opening song of "What Time is It" Troy and Chad and various other characters are doing choreography with the basketballs, it is clearly seen that someone in the back dropped their basketball. But in the next frame of that scene the ball is gone and back in someones hands.
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At the very end of the movie, when Troy jumps into the pool there is a large beach ball near him in the water. When Gabriella jumps in the beach ball disappears.
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The people Troy runs past in the hallway never emerge after he turns the corner to talk with Gabriella.
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When Troy invites Sharpay up on stage during 'Everyday', she joins him on his left at the right side of the circle, with Gabriella and Ryan at the top. The camera them pans out and zooms in but Sharpay is on Troy's right and they are to the right of Gabriella, not the left.
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In 'Gotta Go My Own Way', Gabriella's hair is styled one way during the first verse and the chorus. Then, when she goes to her locker, you can see that her hairstyle is different; it has more "volume".
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When Gabriella is seen singing "Got To Go My Own Way" the 'T' necklace given to her by Troy is around her neck. When she is seen in the locker room, it is gone. When she is seen walking to the van she is wearing it again. But then she hands it to Troy when she leaves for the final time. We never see her take the necklace off.
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Crew or equipment visible 

In the last shot of the "I Don't Dance" sequence, a crew member walks into the left of frame.
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The opening scene of Bet on It, the building in the background you can visibly see windows that were boarded up along with with industrial racks holding equipment.
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When Sharpay is by the pool before "Fabulous", a piece lighting equipment is reflected in her rather large sunglasses.
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Factual errors 

New Mexico does not have front license plates as shown in several scenes.
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs 

After Troy has dinner with Sharpay's family he goes into the kitchen and screams. He then looks at a non-existent watch on his wrist to see that he's late for his date with Gabriella. This is a reference to the "watch" goof in High School Musical.
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When Gabriella is seen singing "Got To Go My Own Way" the 'T' necklace given to her by Troy is around her neck. When she is seen in the locker room, it is gone. We never see her take the necklace off but we also never see her enter the dressing room. It could be that she took off the necklace upon entering the locker room.
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Revealing mistakes 

An obvious stunt double is used for Vanessa Hudgens when she leaps off her lifeguard stand and into the pool to rescue Sharpay.
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When Sharpay kisses Zeke's yearbook it leaves red lipstick, but she clearly is not wearing bright red lipstick.
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During the song 'Bet on It', we see Troy looking into the water at his refection, however the reflection is not flipped like a reflection should be as you can clearly see the buttons on his T-Shirt are on the left, when we look back at Troy splashing the water, the buttons are still on the left.
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After "I don't dance", Ryan and Chad are sat on a bench about to eat lunch. The mountains in the background are dark revealing that this scene was filmed at night and a stage light was used to give the illusion of afternoon sunset.
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During the Everyday number when whole cast is in the line dancing together Ryan's hat gets blown away and he has to step out of line to get it.
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Spoilers

The goof items below may give away important plot points.

Character error 

When Gabriella breaks up with Troy during 'Gotta Go My Own Way', she gives him back her T necklace. Yet when she surprises him during 'Everyday', she's already wearing the necklace again. How did she get it back?
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Continuity 

Near the end, when Ryan has the trophy, he hugs Sharpay, his hand hits the star on the trophy, and it breaks. In the next take, it's as good as new.
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When Gabriella and Troy are about to kiss in the final scene, you see from far away that Troy is about to grab Gabriella's face. In the next shot up close, Gabriella is seen grabbing his face.
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Factual errors 

In the baseball sequence Ryan's team was the home team and Chad's team was the away team. In this scene Chad hits final hit brings in runs to win the game for his team. In actual baseball Ryan's team not Chad's team would have had their last ups before losing.
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