Three Men and a Baby

Three Men and a Baby (1987)

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Corrected entry: When Sylvia is waiting in the hallway for the guys to come back from the airport, she is sitting on the floor with the baby. You can see the stroller next to her, and it is already fitted with the extender so all four of them can push the stroller together. They use this for the first time in the very last scene of the movie, after Sylvia and the baby move in. It wasn't used before.

Correction: Actually, the extended stroller handle is not only seen in the final moment of the movie. It is first visible during the music montage when the guys are in the park with Mary & Jack is pushing her by the lake & Michael is taking pictures. More than likely this is the same stroller they give to Sylvia when she leaves with Mary.

Corrected entry: When Jack comes home from Turkey, and Peter and Michael are telling him about Mary, they read him the note that Sylvia wrote to him. After thinking he realises who Sylvia is and recalls that they got together a year and a half ago. That is 18 months. Assuming that Sylvia was pregnant the customary 9 months, that would mean that Mary should be about 9 months old. But later, when Peter, Michael, and Jack are going to the airport to catch Sylvia and Mary, they tell the cab driver that Mary is only 7 months old.

Correction: Jack was obviously panicked, and said not exactly how long it was, only about how long.

Continuity mistake: When the "ghost" is first seen, it is mostly obscured by a curtain; only its right shoulder is visible. In the next shot, however, it is right in the middle of the window, and nearly the entire cutout is exposed.

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Trivia: This is a remake of a French movie, "Trois hommes et un couffin". The sequel, though, was original.


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Question: When the three men decide to try to stop Sylvia from boarding the plane to London they go to the airport and are able to go through security right up to the gate to try to locate Sylvia and Mary. Was this actually possible for an international flight in 1987 when this movie was made? Could you go past airport security without a ticket and passport in 1987 for an international flight?

Blair Howden

Answer: Yes. Before 9-11-2001, non-passengers were allowed to go into airports and go to any of the gates. A lot of times, people would accompany friends or family members to their gate or be there for their arrival. And you wouldn't need a passport just to go to a gate with an international flight. In fact, one time I went to pick up a friend (pre cell phone days) and didn't see her come out and was afraid I missed her or didn't see her. So I asked one of the airline employees if she could check the manifest list to see if my friend was even on the flight, which she did to help me out. Things were much "simpler" back then.


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