The Cable Guy

The Cable Guy (1996)

24 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: During the Silence of the lambs gag, Steven is looking at Chip who says "it's good to see you again." Shot changes and Steven is looking away.

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Continuity mistake: During the basketball scene, the goals switch from having support stands to being freestanding.

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Suggested correction: The hoops are floor based at all times. The freestanding hoops are also visible still rotated to the ceiling.


Continuity mistake: During the Medieval fight, Steven's axe is laying pointing in a 12 O'clock direction or a 2 O'clock, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: When the cable guy puts chicken skin on his face, the bit over the right side of his forehead disappears between shots.

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Sam Sweet: [911 call being played.] Oh my God! Oh my God! My twin brother has been shot! I think it was an Asian gang or something... There was this guy, he looked Asian... And he was speaking another language, I'm pretty sure it was... Asian.

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Question: At the end of the movie, what does Chip mean when he says "Somebody has to kill the babysitter"?

Answer: Earlier in the movie during a flashback of the Cable Guy's childhood, when his Mom was going out she called the television "Mr. Babysitter". He means he's going to disrupt the television signal to give all the boys and girls whose parents use television as a babysitter a chance.


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