21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong

We know that movies can't always get everything right. It's unreasonable to expect absolute perfection in such big productions. However, we can't forgive movies that can't even bother to fix some easy-to-spot full-on nonsense errors that are right there in our faces.

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Hope there’s some kind of 
cool symbolism in this advice from Ra’s 
Al Ghul in Batman Begins. Source: Lincoln Center

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - So says one character in
Mission to Mars, on seeing DNA from an unknown species. But it’s a tiSource: University of Leicester

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Says the hero, “Obviously  these tests weren't designed for this, but fundamentally they look Source: University of California

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - It’s pinned on him by chariot  owner Sheik Ilderim, a fellow Semite, as a way of sticking it tSource: Smithsonian

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Andy escapes in the spring  of 1966, and that Raquel Welch film wasn't released in the U.S. unSource: TCM

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - So says Professor Stein in the
season one finale of The Flash. One teraelectronvolt is the eneSource: NASA

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Granny Smith apples didn’t 
exist until well over a century after Pirates of the Caribbean. NeSource: BBC

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Eduardo Saverin would own  34.4% of shares, Mark Zuckerberg would own 51%, Dustin Markowitz 6.Source: Rice University

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - But the kilt was invented  400 years after Wallace died.  Before that (but well after the inveSource: Scottish Tartans Museum

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - 40 watts is barely enough to  power a common light bulb. Even imagining some crazy future effiSource: Washington University

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Belts did indeed exist in 
1881. But belt loops didn’t yet. (It may seem weird that people werSource: True West Magazine

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - So he quotes Robert Frost’s  “Road Not Taken”: “Two roads diverged, and I—I took the one less Source: The Paris Review

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - “By installing a booster,” he 
says, “we can increase that capability on the order of ONE TO TSource: Columbia University

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - “Oxygen gets you high. 
Suddenly you become euphoric, docile. You accept your fate.” Nope. It’Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Experts say Jesus was likely  born in the summer, probably around 6 BCE (yes, our calendar basSource: Popular Mechanics

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - It's always ridiculous when  predators can’t see prey, and also somehow can't smell or hear thSource: University of Oregon

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Indy realizes almost too late 
that in the Latin alphabet, “Jehovah” begins with the letter “iSource: Trinity College Dublin

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - In reality, the process starts 
with getting a research card, which takes 20 minutes, a mile fSource: Library of Congress

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - That’s a real chemical. But in
real life, it doesn’t slow your heart. It’s just a diuretic. WhSource: Mayo Clinic

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Which is a situation when no one can switch and get a better outcome. But it the example (fiveSource: The Economist

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21 Details That Movies And TV Shows Got Exactly Wrong - Only the first nine digits are right. 
This is bizarre, since it’s easy to go online (now, or Source: Scientific American

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