Ordinary People

Continuity mistake: In the restaurant scene where Conrad is sitting opposite Karen, the position of the drink glass in front of Conrad changes as the camera angle moves from Conrad's back facing Karen to Karen's back facing Conrad.

Continuity mistake: When Conrad is at the swim meet, he has on a red plaid shirt under a gray sweater. When he arrives back at his grandmother's house, he has a white with thin blue stripes shirt and a beige sweater, and there is nothing to indicate that he stopped along the way.


Continuity mistake: In the restaurant scene where Calvin is sitting opposite his wife Beth and trying to persuade her to meet with Conrad's psychiatrist, the ashtray in the center of the table appears and disappears as the camera angle moves from Beth's back facing Calvin to Calvin's back facing Beth.

Continuity mistake: During the restaurant scene, the straw in Karen's hands starts unwrapped, then becomes wrapped, and then suddenly jumps into the Coke.


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Dr. Berger: So you felt great. You brought home a Christmas tree and everything was hunky dory. Okay?
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: You're the doctor.
Dr. Berger: Listen, don't take refuge in one-liners like "you're the doctor." Okay? Because that pisses me off.
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: Okay.

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Trivia: Timothy Hutton was the youngest actor to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. On the advice of his sister, he apparently keeps his Oscar statuette in his refrigerator.

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