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"Family Guy" Road to Germany (TV Episode 2008) Poster

(TV Series)

(2008)

Goofs

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Anachronisms 

Germany's Offensive against Poland started in the early Hours of September 1st, officially at 5:45 as stated in Hitlers famous Speech at the Reichstag later that Day. So normally, the Moment Brian and Stewie arrive at Warsaw, Germany would be already at War on Poland.
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Set in September 1939, Brian and Stewie fly an Avro Lancaster on a bombing mission to Germany. However, the Lancaster didn't enter service until 1942.
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Enriched uranium was not developed by Heisenberg's team for some time after the expansion into Poland.
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Continuity 

While escaping the German roadblock dressed in clerics, Mort Goldman's collar - which has no attached rabat - is removed by the German officer then is seen again back on his neck while in the motorcycle sidecar.
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When Mort goes into Stewie's room and finds the time machine, there is a large sign on the bedroom door saying: 'Stewie's room, keep out Brian.' This sign is not present when other characters enter or exit the room.
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When Stewie asks for Mort Goldman in the Warsaw Temple, a Jew with a beard and hat is sitting at the front on the first seat the right hand side. The shot where it first showing Mort at the Warsaw Temple, he is at the front on the first seat of the right hand side.
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At the end of the episode, right before Mort enters Stewie's room (again), there doesn't even appear to be a bedroom door, then a few seconds later, Mort opens it.
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Factual errors 

If Stewie and Brian go back in time to the exact time and place Mort went, Mort should have been there, not already on his way to Warsaw.
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Brian, Stewie, and Mort time travel to a wedding in Warsaw Poland on September 1, 1939, whereupon they encounter invading German troops. Although the Germans crossed the Polish border on September 1, they didn't reach Warsaw until September 29.
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Mort, Brian and Stewie arrive in London in early September 1939 and the city is filled with bombed and smoking buildings. England declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939 and Germany did not bomb England until July 1940, the Battle of Britain.
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Stewies European See-N-Say has both the old fashioned draw string lever used to activate the flywheel and the newer - more modern - "one armed bandit" style lever.
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The printer shows that the German invasion of Poland was called 'Case White'. When in fact it was called 'Fall Weiss' which translates to 'Falling White'.
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Stewie mentions that Sept 1, 1939 was the exact day and year that Rene Russo was born. When in fact she was born on Feb 17, 1954.
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Revealing mistakes 

The German uniforms have no doppellitzen or proper insignia, and armed forces troops are all depicted wearing NSDAP armbands.
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At Warsaw Temple, when Mort says, "...my bargain hunting Aunt Flo", production initials appear at the right bottom corner next to Brian's tail for about 3 frames.
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