The Secret of my Success

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the empty office, as the camera angle changes, Fox's hair gets noticeably longer and darker.

Continuity mistake: When M.J. Fox enters the empty office and sits behind the desk, the phone rings, and he answers a grey phone. After a few cutaways, the phone has become black.

Continuity mistake: When Brantley is changing in the stopped elevator, his jacket keeps moving back and forth from the floor to over the hand rail.

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Other mistake: When Michael J. Fox is in the pool with Auntie Vera, she pulls off his shorts, however you can clearly see the flesh-coloured pants he has on underneath.

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Vera Prescott: Why haven't I met you before?
Fred Melrose: Maybe you ain't been hangin' out in the mailroom.
Vera Prescott: Oooh, the "male room." I like that sound.

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Trivia: Kristy McNichol was the first choice for Christy Wills, but the studio fired her two weeks before filming began due to fears she might be difficult to work with due to her bipolar disorder.

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