Continuity mistake: During the first car ride scene Harry is spitting the seeds out the window. One of the shots shown of the car from the outside shows the window still up after he has rolled it down.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Ouiser sits and lets out a belch, if you look in the mirror, you can catch her laughing.
Continuity mistake: When Philip surprises Alex and Corrine undressing in the living room, Corrine throws her panties in the air and they land on Philips' head. Philip pulls the panties off his head and throws them down. After a quick cut to the surprised Alex and Corrine, the camera cuts back to Phillip with the panties magically back on his head.
Continuity mistake: When Lloyd calls Diane's house for the first time to ask her out, he gives her father his phone number as 555-1342 (several times), but later when Diane is reading her list of messages, Lloyd's number is listed as 555-2342. (00:12:40 - 00:15:50)
Factual error: In the beginning sequence where they show the sperm first fertilizing the egg, it is biologically incorrect - only the head part of the sperm enters an egg, everything else stays on the outside and eventually dies off.
Continuity mistake: In one scene we are looking at a shopping complex known as Greenspring Station which Nina is being chased through. Somehow she winds up being chased through a K-Mart. Anyone familiar with the Baltimore area, where the movie was shot, knows for a fact that there is not a K-Mart anywhere near that ritzy section of town.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Shirley and her daughter Milandra argue about Shirley going on holiday, Milandra gets out of bed and dresses quickly, her shirt is tucked into her jeans. She walks out and the camera angle changes to a view of her front, her shirt is now loose outside her jeans.
Other mistake: Near the end of the movie there is a montage scene of acceptance letters being printed followed by the reactions of the various people who received the letters. Despite these form letters being sent on the same day the date on some of the letters is April 11, 1988 and the date on others say April 11, 1989.