Is Indy's use of eyeglasses inconsistent? He wears them while teaching his archaeology class, which could inhibit his vision when he needs to see for distance. He is seen wearing them again while reading his father's Grail diary. Are they an early bifocal?
Or are the glasses just a prop used to indicate that Jones is being "professorial"?
Why didn't Mussolini's Fascist forces crack down on Indy during the speedboat chase?
While we're at it, I always wondered what made the Nazis believe that the Arc of the Covenant of all possible relics would help them win the war. It's even called the arc of the COVENANT, which was a covenant between the God of Israel and his people.
The problem with fridge travel is the propulsion method used to provide the kinetic energy for doing so. But if you're going out in style, don't forget the baguette, caviar, salmon and Philadelphia cheese.
By the way, I don't see anything wrong with the scenario in the film. It reminds us how governments eager to obtain the numbers whatever the cost, are even more nuts than the scientists.