A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

Continuity mistake: When Alice and Mark are collecting all the sheets from the floor, Alice looks at a sheet about Amanda Krueger. Then in the next wide shot as her dad calls for her, all the sheets are in a pile to her right. Then in the following closeup, she starts picking up sheets of paper from all around her. (00:53:35)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when they are at graduation, Alice is walking with a piece of paper and ribbons attached. In the next shot the paper is not in her hands and her boyfriend surprises her with the same paper with the ribbons. The paper was tickets. (00:09:30)

Continuity mistake: When Dan and Alice are making out you see his empty hand on her head. Then suddenly he has his graduation diploma in his hand. (00:12:15)


Continuity mistake: Right at the start of Chapter 15 on DVD:- Alice is holding a sheet "A victim of the evil within us all." Then she hands the sheet over to Mark. Then in the next shot as Mark holds the sheet Alice just handed him, you can see through it, and the title/layout of the sheet is completely different. (00:56:00)

Continuity mistake: When Alice and Mark are discussing Amanda Krueger you see Jock has a pencil behind his ear. In the next shot it is suddenly gone. (00:56:25)


Continuity mistake: When Greta is being stuffed with food, Alice opens the refrigerator to get food, which spoils. As the camera shot goes from close to further away, there is suddenly more food in the refrigerator than there was in the close up shot.


Revealing mistake: When Alice picks up the photocopied sheet about Amanda Kruger, if you pause, and read the article, it is actually about tax and the government. (00:53:30)

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Alice Johnson: What's wrong with me?
Yvonne: Nothing. You're just a little pregnant.

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Trivia: The idea of focusing the story around children and birth was hatched by Executive Producer Sara Risher, who was a new mother at the time, and constantly had her child and its well-being in her mind. The crew decided to build off this, because they felt that the teenagers and 20-somethings who were fans of the original film were beginning to reach the age where they were likely thinking about settling down and having families themselves. Thus, incorporating elements of family and birth into the film would keep the series relevant and special for fans of the earlier entries.

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Question: I'm a little confused about Greta's death. Was it from eating too much or from her eating what was not good for her?

Answer: Her death was from Freddy overfeeding her while in the real world she choked to death.

Answer: In the VHS version, Freddy cut open her stomach and was feeding her own intestines. That's why when he cut open the doll on the high chair tray Greta was wincing and squirming as Freddy had just cut her stomach open. I guess you could say that that doll on the high chair tray was like a voodoo doll of Greta so whatever Freddy did to it happened to Greta too. Eventually, Freddy caused Greta to choke on her own intestines which caused her to choke to death in the real world.

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