While You Were Sleeping

Character mistake: Lucy asks the hot dog man for the usual: mustard and Coke. She gets the hot dog but no Coke.

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Continuity mistake: When Lucy is in the Callaghan's house at Christmas at the very end of the scene it shows her stocking and her name on it is in white letters. However, in the scene where Mary comes in and tells the family that Lucy is pregnant, the camera pans to Jack who is standing right beside Lucy's stocking, only this time her name is in black letters.

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Lucy: You give up your seat every day in the train.
Peter: Well... But that's not heroic.
Lucy: It is to the person who sits in it.

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Trivia: One short shot shows a paperboy falling off his bike. This wasn't scripted, but they kept in in the film anyway, despite the actor breaking his wrist.

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Question: I've seen this movie a million times and I still can't figure out the whole "Peter having one testicle because another guy had a pencil in his back pocket because he was a lawyer while they were playing basketball" thing. I got that they were playing basketball but still, can someone please explain to me how Peter lost a testicle while playing a game? Thank you.

Answer: Peter was being boxed out by the other guy, so the other guy was putting his back against Peter's front. With a pencil sticking out of his back pocket, you can imagine how some damage might be done.

Greg Dwyer
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