Tommy Boy

Factual error: You hear Richard unzip his pants when he sees the woman diving into the pool, but even before he goes to the window he is wearing boxers. Boxers are all buttoned, they don't have zippers.

Factual error: Rob Lowe gets into his red Cadillac and is strangled by the motorized seat belt - no Cadillac model ever had motorized seat belts.

Factual error: When the two are travelling the country to sell the brake pads, when they go to Detroit, it is not Detroit. The Detroit skyline looks nothing like that and the Detroit road sign appears to be added/airbrushed in.

Factual error: When they get on the flight to Chicago, it's an American Airlines 747. No airline in America would fly a 747 from Ohio to Chicago, a 1 hour or so flight. No one would waste the amount of fuel and costs to fly a plane that big full of passengers for such a short flight.

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Factual error: When Paul flies off the hood of the crash test car when it stops, he should have kept going in a straight line. Instead, he flies off to the side at a sharp angle and lands in the seat testing department.

Factual error: At the end of the movie when Tommy is in the boat and needs wind from his dad, you can see the bottom of the lake! If it were so shallow he would probably be grounded.

Continuity mistake: The deer knocks the rear-view mirror off the windshield, however, when the boys are driving down the highway and the car hood flies off, you can see the mirror again, then it's gone and then it's back again.

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Trivia: On the print out of the grades, one of the student's name is Helen Keller. She got an F.

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Question: Why can't the kids at the back of the school bus just tell the driver to stop for Tommy instead of letting him chasing it?

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Answer: He was the fat kid. I was teased in school for being the nerd who wore glasses and read books.

Answer: Because they're being mean and wanted to watch Tommy chase the bus.

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He's an overweight doofus, which makes him a prime target for bullying.

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