The Cable Guy

The Cable Guy (1996)

24 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: After Chip brought Steven on the trip to the information super highway, and Steven is just about to get out of the van, Chip is smiling, in the very next shot he is very very serious, and then starts into an odd smile. (00:20:00)

Continuity mistake: In the scene at Steven's parent's house, Chip is blackmailing Steven with the polaroid he took. When Chip shows Steven the picture, he says "bastard", and puts his hand over his mouth. In the very next shot, not half a second later, his hand isn't anywhere near his mouth. (01:11:30)


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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Trivia: In the beginning of the film, we see on the television some serial killer that is being busted, that appears two or three times in the movie, but the killer is Ben Stiller, he was the director of The Cable Guy.

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Question: How much does Chip tip the bathroom attendant to make him leave?

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Chosen answer: $247.19 and a coupon for free HBO.

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