Addams Family Values

Continuity mistake: When Wednesday and Pugsley are playing with the guillotine, Wednesday has a scroll in her hands, which she then rolls up. The shot changes and you can still see the rolled up scroll in her hands. However, the shot then changes again and you can now see Wednesday rolling up the already rolled up scroll.

Plot hole: It seems unlikely that Debbie would have managed to take the photographs of her husbands' murders she shows the Addams family at the end, especially considering the angle of the shot of the surgeon. He's not looking at the cam so she wasn't holding it.

Continuity mistake: In the guillotine scene, right after they cut the watermelon, it stays with its inside pointing up, but in the next shot is put horizontal again.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the children are being talked to by the nannies, there is a light in the left hand doorway beside the bed that in one shot appears and then disappears when the doorway is shone again.

Continuity mistake: When Wednesday and Pugsley won't join the group hug, Becky walks over to them, says, "Oh, they're just shy", and places her arm around Wednesday's shoulders. When the shot cuts to just Wednesday and Pugsley, Becky's hand is resting on just Wednesday's left shoulder, but when the shot cuts back to the four people, Becky's arm is once again around both of Wednesday's shoulders.

Other mistake: Toward the end, Pubert escapes the crib and is crawling away from the camera. It can be easily seen that it's an animated puppet due to the even movements. A second later, you see the live baby, and the movements are nothing like a moment before.

Movie Nut

Revealing mistake: When they first arrive at camp and Joel goes to use his inhalers, the mouthpiece is actually in the storage position rather than the actuation position. The puff sound must have been added in later because the inhaler cannot be activated when it is put together that way. (00:22:20)

Continuity mistake: When Gary and Becky are explaining the jamboree to the campers, the campers' backs are all to the camera. On the left side of the bleachers in the second row, there is a blonde girl with wavy hair, and directly in front of her is Amanda. However, when we see Amanda clapping, there is no one behind her.

Continuity mistake: When Hand first starts driving the car to hit Debbie, a large metal ring that had been on the hood following the house explosion is no longer there.

jerimiah

Continuity mistake: After Thing rescues Fester, at one point, Thing disappears while driving. Otherwise, he's on the wheel.

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Suggested correction: We see Thing jump from the steering wheel down to the gas and brake pedals. You'll have to be more specific about when he "disappears."

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Trivia: The baby's name, "Pubert," was actually the original intended name for Pugsley when the comic was turned into a sitcom in the 1960's. Comic creator Charles Addams pitched the name, but it was rejected as it sounds like a number of other words including "puberty" and "pubic." (Which were quite taboo at the time.) The name was finally used thirty years later in this movie for the Addams new baby.

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Answer: Michael Jackson was slated to record a song and music video for the film. The music video had him living in the Addams family mansion with angry townsfolk trying to drive him out of town for being scary and weird. The scene in the film was suppose to reflect that he scared "normal" kids, it had nothing to do with a scandal. When Evan Chandler started talking about his son being molested by Jackson, the song and music video were pulled and not included with the film. But the poster scene was left in. Later, when the scandal fully broke and more accusation were made, the joke of the scene took on another meaning.

Bishop73

Good thing the accusations were all false! :).

Answer: If memory serves, it's a poster for Heal the World? I think he probably screams because this song was WAY over-played on radio stations at the time! It certainly was in the UK where I am from so I imagine in America it was over-played so much more.

Chosen answer: Not only is it a reference to Jackson's general scary weirdness, but also his alleged pedophilia (child molestation), causing the boy to react in fear.

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Impossible, the first pedophilia accusations were made just a few months before the movie came out.

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