When Mr. Ryan
sits down at his desk as the class is leaving, behind him you can see "Ghenghis
Khan" written on the blackboard behind him. In all other shots,
it is written as "Genghis Khan."
If you look
closely at Bill's mouth when he reads their history assignment aloud while
walking away from the school with Ted, you can see he actually says the year
"1987" instead of "1988." The line was changed
because the movie wasn't released for a year and a half after filming was
As the phone
booth is being formed in the futuristic dome, we see the reflection of the
booth in Rufus' sunglasses with the outline and word "Phone"
already completed, but when the shot goes back to the booth these features
have not yet been formed.
the phone booth forming scene, the reflection of the word Phone in Rufus'
glasses is scene correctly, when the image reflection should actually be
reversed! (Submitted by David Jones)
time the phone booth lands at the Circle K, look at the upper right side and
you can see one of the cables the booth was attached to falling to the side
as it settles!
There is a
very unusual paradox which occurs in the film. When Bill and Ted meet
Rufus, he never tells them his name. They learn his name from the
future Bill & Ted, who mention it when they visit their past selves at
the Circle K. But if Rufus never told them his name originally at the
Circle K, how did they ever learn it?
While the phone book
says " Circuits of History," everywhere else in the film they are referred to as the Circuits of Time.
leaves in the booth outside Ted's house at night, Bill and Ted watch as the
booth disappears and then reappears, empty. During the close shots of
them, they are standing beside each other, but in the long shots they are
standing several feet apart.
When Bill and
Ted get ready to leave Ted's house, Captain Logan's police car is first seen
parked further forward and away from the lawn than where it is when they
actually leave in the booth.
fight scene in the saloon in the old west, the cigarette in
Bill's mouth appears and disappears rather quickly between a few of the
The phone booth
is sometimes seen traveling through the Circuits of Time bottom first while
other times it is traveling top first!
San Dimas 1,000,000 B.C., Bill is seen standing on the right side of the
booth while they are traveling, the opposite position he was in when they
took off and when they land at the Circle K.