When it comes to working as an extra in a film, your only real job is to simply become a forgettable chunk of the scenery in the background. Hollywood has something of a problem with that. Despite the fact so many films have been made in the last century or so, almost all of them hiring real-life people to fill in the background, there doesn’t seem to be a fool-proof method for making sure they’re as tightly controlled as the main cast. and Mistakes in Movies have happened.
Which is why we have these hilarious bloopers for you today.
During the re-enactment of the Battle of Carthage, a chariot hits a wall and flips over, revealing a gas canister hidden in the back. The Romans were responsible for many technological advances, from roads to aqueducts. But as far as we know, gas propulsion wasn’t among them.