Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Trivia: Peter Barton was hesitant when it came time to do his death scene, as he was previously burned by a magnesium flare doing a stunt on a previous film and required multiple surgeries afterwards. Sensing Peter's hesitation, Ted White requested that a pad be placed behind Peter's head when he was slammed into the shower wall.


Trivia: When Judie Aronson, who plays Samantha, was filming the scene in the raft where she gets killed, they were doing so many takes. She was wet and cold and wanted to warm up. The director refused until he got the shot he wanted which made Judie cry and freak out. Ted White, who played Jason, was so upset about this that he demanded they get her a blanket and let her get warmed up or he would walk off the set and not come back. Needless to say, Judie got warmed up very quickly.

Trivia: Ted White, who plays Jason, refused to talk to the other actors on the set, because he thought it would diminish their fear of Jason.

Trivia: Rob makes mention that he is there looking for the man who killed his sister. His sister was in part 2. She was Sandra, who was speared in bed after having sex.


Trivia: Jason actor Ted White reportedly hated young Corey Feldman, and purposely frightened him during the filming of some stunts just to amuse himself.


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Suggested correction: He didn't hate Feldman but strongly disliked him.

I don't really think that's a valid correction. That's basically just arguing over semantics. White has made his (very) negative feelings about Feldman known publicly on multiple occasions including the documentary "Crystal Lake Memories," (going so far as to say Feldman was a "mean little devil," that he "couldn't stand him" and that he "wanted to kill him desperately") so I think the trivia still stands as is.


Trivia: There's a shot of Jason's legs before he kills the female hitchhiker eating a soon to be crushed banana on the side of the road. Those are actually the legs of Tom Savini, the makeup legend who returned to do the makeup after a two film absence.

Trivia: Tom Savini, who did the effects for the original film, returned to do the effects for this movie. As Savini had "created Jason" by doing the effects for the first movie, he felt it was appropriate that he should also be the one to definitively "kill Jason," as this was originally intended to be the final film.


Trivia: An early concept for the film was that Tommy was going to dabble in inventing gizmos and gadgets, which would have paid off at the end of the movie, as he would use them against Jason. One early concept was that Tommy would invent a weapon using parts of a microwave oven, and would use it to blow apart Jason's head during the final battle. Eventually, he was instead reworked into a monster fanatic who made creature masks.


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Jimmy: Ted. I think... I think when we get to town I should call Betty.
Ted: Jimbo, calling Betty is definitely a dead fuck thing to do. Look, first rule of love: never get rejected by the same girl twice. I mean, that's useless. If you want to make a fool out of yourself, always do it with someone new.
Jimmy: I don't know anyone new.
Ted: Well, sex is a great way to meet them.

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Question: What's going on with Tommy in the final scene when he's hugging Trish in the hospital? Is he possessed or what?

Orlando Rocha

Chosen answer: He's not possessed. Dealing with Jason made him go crazy. In part 5, we find out he was in a mental hospital for a while, then gets sent to a home for troubled kids.


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