What about Bob?

What about Bob? (1991)

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Dr. Marvin snaps, and tries to kill Bob, by tying him to a chair in the woods with bombs. He dupes Bob into his trap by saying that it's "Death Therapy." Bob, thinking that it really is some kind of therapy, escapes, and accidentally blows up the Marvin's house. Dr. Marvin ends up losing his mind, and Bob marries Dr. Marvin's sister Lily which snaps Dr. Marvin out of his psychosis. Before the credits, we find out that Bob became a psychologist, famous for his book "Death Therapy."

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Continuity mistake: When Bob and Dr. Marvin are interviewed by Good Morning America the book Bob is holding changes positions between shots. The changes of position are not possible from shot to shot. (01:07:30)

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Dr. Leo Marvin: You understand, don't you? There's no other solution. You won't go away.
Bob Wiley: I will.
Dr. Leo Marvin: No, you won't. You're just saying you will! But then, after I don't kill you, you'll show up again. And you'll do something else to make everyone in my life think you are wonderful and I'm a schmuck. But I'm not a schmuck, Bob, and I'm not going to let you breeze into town and take my family away from me, just because you're crazy enough to be fun.

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Trivia: Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfus did not like each other in real life, and were actually hostile to each other on several occasions during the shooting. This real-life hostility may have actually fed the on-screen chemistry of their characters.

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