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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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