Stand By Me

After his best friend Chris is murdered, a writer named Gordie retells a boyhood journey where he, Chris, and their best friends, Teddy, and Vern go on a quest to find the body of a missing boy. Hot on their tail, is a gang of older kids, who also want to find the body. Along the way, the four boys are thrust into a series of events, that shows them how hard adulthood is.

Anonymous

Continuity mistake: In the beginning he mentions Teddy's left ear being burnt by his father on a stove. Notice how his ear goes from looking severely burnt, to not burnt at all, through the movie. Especially the water dunking scene.

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Teddy: Look. You guys can go around if you want to. I'm crossing here. And while you guys are dragging your candy asses half-way across the state and back, I'll be waiting for you on the other side, relaxing with my thoughts.
Gordie: You use your left hand or your right hand for that?
Teddy: You wish.

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Trivia: The scene with the leeches on Gordie was based on a real life experience that Stephen King had. Mr King has stated that he even has the scar to prove it.

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Question: What does Teddy mean when he says to Vern "did your mother have any kids who lived?"

Answer: Teddy's making a joking but also insulting remark to Vern. He has a rather low opinion of his capabilities and intelligence.

raywest Premium member

Answer: I always assumed he meant "lived" as in had fun, so his remark was just to call Vern a lame scaredy cat who does things the boring or easy way.

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