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: 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."

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.

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Trivia: A third film in the series was planned after the previous film became a huge hit with audiences. Unfortunately, this sequel only managed to pull in about half of the original's box-office in domestic markets, and shortly after release co-star Raul Julia became seriously ill and passed away after suffering from a stroke. As a result of these two developments, the third film was cancelled and instead, children's media company Saban later "rebooted" the series with the film "The Addams Family Reunion" and a television series entitled "The New Addams Family." Though "Addams Family Reunion" is often cited as the "third" film in the series, it actually has no connection to the plot of the prior films and was produced and distributed by a different studio.

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Question: In the very last scene of the movie, we see Christina Ricci and David Krumholtz sitting in the Addams Family graveyard, and Krumholtz is placing flowers at Debbie Jellinski's tombstone, when a full human arm (presumably the late Debbie's) shoots out of the grave and grabs his wrist, sending him into screaming fits. However, Debbie was completely cremated to ash by electricity a few minutes earlier in the film. Nothing left of her but ash, shoes and credit cards. So, whose arm reached out from Debbie's grave?

Charles Austin Miller

Answer: We are never told whose arm it was that came out of the grave.

Answer: It was a prank Wednesday was pulling on Joel. She mentions she would scare her husband to death and then smiles when Joel starts screaming.

BaconIsMyBFF

Yes, she said she'd scare her husband to death. But it is a very animate human arm that reaches out of the grave, causing me to wonder WHO was in the grave to pull off the prank?

Charles Austin Miller

I mean, if it was just a hand coming out of the grave, I would be satisfied that it was "Thing" taking part in the prank. But it was a whole human forearm (which Thing does not have).

Charles Austin Miller

There's no evidence in the film to answer the question. They never show you who the arm belongs to, and with good reason. It would ruin the joke. This is just one of those questions that can't be definitively answered.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: It could be Thing (The Addam's disembodied hand).

It couldn't be Thing. It's a whole arm that came out of the ground and Thing only goes to the wrist.

Answer: It's most likely thing.

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