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5th Jan '18 7:24:55 PM TruebloodJoe
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** The 2017 Army vs. Navy football game was played on a very snowy day in Philadelphia, leaving the field continuously covered in snow. The production crew must have changed the "greenscreen" effect of the play lines to white. This lead to the first down and line of scrimmage overlays to appear on the jerseys, gloves, and wrist tape of players.
8th Nov '17 1:54:51 AM Rockduded
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The audience's expectations for effects have grown up with the media. For example, it is obviously a dummy being thrown from a train in ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery'' -- but since it was filmed when filmmaking ''itself'' was in its infancy (1903 to be exact), people forgave it. If a modern remake had done that, however, they would not have been nearly as kind.

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The audience's expectations for effects have grown up with the media. For example, it is obviously a dummy being thrown from a train in ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery'' -- but since it was filmed when filmmaking ''itself'' was in its infancy (1903 to be exact), people forgave it. If a modern remake had done that, however, they would not have been nearly as kind.
kind. It should also be noted that with the modern push to update everything to HD can also result in a retroactive form of this, as a matte painting in a 1980's VHS release looks fine, but on the cleaned up, [[DigitalDestruction "remastered"]] Blu-ray looks like, well, a cheap matte painting in the background.
31st Oct '17 9:23:43 PM PaulA
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* In-universe example in ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid: Double Down'', where middle school student Greg Heffley tries to create a homemade horror movie on NoBudget:

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* In-universe example in ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid: Double Down'', ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKidDoubleDown'', where middle school student Greg Heffley tries to create a homemade horror movie on NoBudget:



** Discussed when Greg point out that he still hasn't figured out how to film the climax of the movie, which would feature a battle against a giant worm. Sadly, they never get around to attempting this scene at all.

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** Discussed when Greg point points out that he still hasn't figured out how to film the climax of the movie, which would feature a battle against a giant worm. Sadly, they never get around to attempting this scene at all.
25th Oct '17 9:33:31 PM Lirodon
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25th Oct '17 9:33:14 PM Lirodon
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[[folder:Sports]]
* Digitally-overlaid graphics can often go awry;
** One time, ESPN's 1st down line during a football game [[https://twitter.com/WillBrinson/status/916803189617328128/photo/1 rendered on an angle]].
** During game 2 of the 2017 World Series, a Masterpass sign was digitally added to the outfield wall with a chroma key, but at one point, it accidentally overlaid on top of a player's head.
11th Oct '17 5:38:15 PM Lirodon
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* SpecialEffectFailure/GameShows


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** SpecialEffectFailure/GameShows
2nd Oct '17 3:22:08 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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* In-universe example in ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid: Double Down'', where middle school student Greg Heffley tries to create a homemade horror movie on NoBudget:
** Rowley is the only actor, and has to [[ActingForTwo act for many]]. Since Greg has no video editing skills, this means that no scene in the movie can feature more than one character.
** Rowley [[CrosscastRole plays an unnnamed woman]]. Unfortunately, he refuses to wear a dress, and they don't have a wig for him. He ends up wearing yoga pants and a hooded sweater, and having the character never show her face.
--> '''Woman''': I hope you don't mind if I don't turn around but I am really concentrating on doing these dishes.
** They try to make a scene in which an unnamed man tries to take a shower, but worms come out instead of water. Greg can't find a way to make it looks natural, and settles for throwing gummy worms at Rowley's face and hoping it'll look realistic once they make the final cut.
** They use ketchup as fake blood.
** Discussed when Greg point out that he still hasn't figured out how to film the climax of the movie, which would feature a battle against a giant worm. Sadly, they never get around to attempting this scene at all.
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10th Sep '17 4:07:55 AM eroock
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!!Other Examples

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10th Sep '17 4:07:40 AM eroock
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!!Examples With Their Own Pages

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18th Aug '17 6:27:06 AM kablammin45
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** ''SpecialEffectFailure/GoAnimate''
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