The once hideous ogre Shrek is now living a good life with wife Fiona and his three children. But he soon has a meltdown in front of them and his friends during his kids' birthday party. He suddenly wants to be a real ogre like he was before he ever met Fiona. So he turns to devious deal maker Rumplestiltskin for help. At first, Shrek lives the life he once lost and everything is good. But he soon finds out that he has been set up by Rumplestiltskin, who now rules the land with an iron fist. Teaming with friends Donkey, Fiona and Puss in Boots, Shrek is in for the fight of his life as he tries to get his life back before time runs out. Written by Blazer346

Explainable ErrorsEdit


  • When Shrek is crying in the woods, the tear is shown falling down his right side. However, when Donkey notices, he is standing to Shrek's left, from which angle the tear is not visible. People tend to cry from both eyes. We see the tear from his right eye, donkey sees his left.
  • After Shrek visits the swamp and finds it dry, he is looking at Rumpel's contract while the witches are flying by. He has the contract on his right hand in one take, and after the witch is seen, the contract magically disappears. He could have put the contract away between shots.

Errors in GeographyEdit

  • When Shrek first arrives at Far Far Away after being captured, the 24 hour timer only displays about 1-2 hours gone, but the journey, as shown in Shrek 2, would have taken some days. The witches flew him over to the outside of Far Far Away before placing him in the prison coach. It's also likly that Far Far Away doesn't actually take days to get to, but rather all night


  • When Rumpelstiltskin is addressing the citizens of Far Far Away via the Magic Mirror, he says "whomever brings me this ogre shall receive the deal of a lifetime." It should be "whoever", because that is the subject of the sentence. "Whomever" would be referencing the object of the sentence. Rumpelstiltskin might not be a grammar expert.

Plot HolesEdit

  • In the first Shrek (2001), it takes Shrek several days to get to the dragon's keep, but in this film when he has only one day before he disappears, he is able to get there in one day. He went to the Dragon's Keep from Far Far Away. Both places are far away from Shrek's swamp, assuming they're in the same direction, they could easily be a few miles apart.
  • After Shrek and Fiona share true love's kiss, evoking his contract's escape clause, he is returned to the original timeline having just given a roar at his children's birthday party. This occurrence had nothing to do with Rumpelstiltskin; had the terms of the contract truly been reversed, Shrek should have been returned to the moment he signed it, or when he first met Rumpel rather than any point beforehand. It may have had nothing to do with Rumple, but it was related to his wish to be a "real ogre". Prior to the roar, Shrek was putting up with what was happening. After the roar, he snapped and wanted to go back to way things were. In other words: the roar was the turning point for Shrek signing the contract


Incorrectly Regarded as GoofsEdit

  • Shrek 2 starts off with Prince Charming arriving at Dragon's Keep days after Shrek and Donkey unchained the Dragon and departed with Fiona. In the parallel universe, if Shrek and Donkey hadn't "rescued" Fiona, Prince Charming might have attempted to do so, but very likely would have been fatally burned by the still-present Dragon.

Plot HolesEdit

  • Because Shrek was able to get his life back, he would have never met all the other Ogres, yet all of them are present, as if old friends, at the end of the film. He could have re-met them in the restored timeline.


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