Uncle Buck

Visible crew/equipment: When Buck accidentally takes the stray cat into the house, if you look in the slat between the frame and the door you can see a crewmember waiting to close it, not the kids. This person is too big for a 6 year old. (01:00:25)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the bowling alley scene, Uncle Buck rolls a ball in unison with a man on the next lane. The ball knocks over all the pins, but when they cut back to Buck celebrating his strike, the man next to him is rolling another ball already, much faster than possible.

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Buck: Hey, I stopped smoking cigarettes.
Cindy Russell: Oh, good.
Buck: Isn't that something? I'm on to cigars now. I'm on to a five-year plan. I eliminated cigarettes, then I go to cigars, then I go to pipes, then I go to chewing tobacco, then I'm on to that nicotine gum.

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Trivia: The Uncle Buck House is real. It is located at 2604 Lincoln St. in Evanston, Ill.

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Answer: It's never explained, but the best guess is the hat was an Ushanka hat which is often associated with Russia. At the time, there was a lot of Soviet Union controversy so being associated with supporting the Soviet Union could have angered many people.

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