Weird Science

Revealing mistake: When Gary and Wyatt come home and see Chet turned into a pile of poo, Chet shoots his tongue from his mouth and catches a fly. Look closely, the tongue flies completely out of his mouth and is attached to a metal spring. (01:24:55)

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Revealing mistake: Arriving home from his hunting trip, Chet Donelly (Bill Paxton) finds Gary in bed with a girl. Chet whacks them both over the head with his rifle and you can clearly see the barrel bend with each hit. (01:13:54)

Revealing mistake: There is a visible cord pulling the couch during the scene where furniture is sucked out the chimney. (00:55:50)

Continuity mistake: When Chet gets home the morning after the big party, he does an about face at the bedroom door and starts to kick it open on one side. On the inside of the bedroom door, it shows Chet actually kicked the door in on the opposite side. (00:25:05)

Lynette Carrington

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Question: At the very end when Lisa is a gym instructor, when they pan from her feet up, on VHS and on my DVD the Rocky theme is played. But whenever I see it on cable, the Weird Science theme is played instead. Why is this?

Carl Missouri

Chosen answer: They probably only had permission to use the song at the cinema and take home releases, so when shown on broadcast TV they'd have to use another song.

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