Tommy Boy

Tommy Boy (1995)

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Corrected entry: When Tommy is in the bathroom on the aeroplane, he is wearing boxers. However, when he bursts out of the door he is wearing tighty whities, the next shot it's back to boxers.

Correction: He wears boxers throughout the scene. Upon going frame by frame, it is his shirt covering the back of the boxers that makes it look like briefs.

moviemogul

Corrected entry: In the scene where Tommy Boy is in the bank and yells "everyone listen up, this will only take a second," the cops get down and throw their guns. The shot of Tommy's feet shows his pants are brown where in the next shot his pants are light khaki/white.

Correction: His pants are brown throughout the whole scene; it is simply the lighting.

moviemogul

Corrected entry: In the scene when Rob Lowe is on the girl's computer sabotaging the shipments of brake pads, he gets interrupted by the girl and he abruptly shuts off the monitor, not the computer. Later in the movie we find out that the brake pad shipments were all screwed up and no one knows why. Well, the moment that the girl presumably turned the monitor back on, she would have seen just exactly who was responsible.

Correction: That's presuming she noticed the mistake. While Paul's (Rob Lowe) numbers were quite a change from what was being ordered, there were a large number of orders and it was more likely oversight on her part. When Michelle came into the room after Paul messed up the orders, she doesn't see Paul at the computer. Added to that, she had no reason at that point to suspect that Paul was trying to sabotage the company. So, no reason to check the orders.

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Corrected entry: In the hotel, how does Richard unzip his boxers with his hands shown on the curtains?

Correction: When Richard unzips his boxers only one hand is shown. His left hand is not shown holding the curtain, he must be holding it with his leg or his shoulder.

Corrected entry: When Richard's hair is blown back by the engine fan, the fan must have been mounted backwards because the fan is supposed to blow air ON the engine, not in front of it.

Correction: The fan on the motor is correct. Radiator fans are designed to cool the radiator - not the motor. Next time you park your car in hot weather and the fan comes on, feel the warm air being pushed through the radiator from behind out towards the front of the car.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Tommy's father is showing Chris Farley his new office the name on the door is "Thomas Callahan III" but when Chris Farley is introduded as the new president of the company at the end of the film, he is introduced as "Thomas Callahan, Jr."

Correction: There's no mistake here, his full name is Thomas Callahan III, but he is referred to by his friends as Thomas Callahan Jr.

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Continuity mistake: During the sales trip the two main characters stop at a gas station to get gas. during this stop Tommy bends the door back and after some struggle gets it to the normal door position. Before Richard gets back to the car however there is a shot of the door all dented up but in place. When Richard pulls the door off it falls to the ground and there isn't a single dent on it. (Also, is it me or does it seem a little ridiculous that someone that loves his car so much didn't notice the large dent down the edge of the door as he faced it while walking from the station to the car?)

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Tommy: You know a lot of people go to college for seven years.
Richard: I know. They're called doctors.

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Trivia: When Tommy meets his "Stepmother," he says something like "Dad, she's a 10." That's because the actress, Bo Derek, starred in the movie "10" (1980).

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