But they're not currently taking submissions Movie mistakes I wanted to contribute to Pleasantville Mr. Simpson says "Heard your dad got a new car" Their NEW car is a '53 Buick yet there is a '56 and a '60 T-bird, and a '57 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner convertible. They also play a Buddy Holly song (Rave On) released on a 45 for the first time April 20, '58 When Bud and Mr. Johnson are discussing cheeseburgers (for the second time) there is a '58 calender behind them. -- Even if it is '58 there is still that '60 T-bird and ..... If everything is so perfect in Pleasantville, how is it possible that they bought a USED car? Their first time in school she says "nothing burns around here" and produces a lighter --- If nothing burns where did she get the lighter? and why does she have it?