Addams Family Values

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)

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Continuity mistake: The scarf that Debbie wears while she is driving disappears and reappears throughout the scene.

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Debbie: Isn't he a lady killer?
Gomez Addams: Acquitted.

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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: Why does the boy scream like a maniac when he spots the Michael Jackson poster on the wall?

Carl Missouri

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.

raywest Premium member

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

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