Clerks

Continuity mistake: Dante gets fined for selling the 4 year old girl cigarettes at 4 o'clock. The girl was sold the cigarettes much before even 2 o'clock, before the store was closed for hockey on the roof.

Timothy Conard

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Dante: My girlfriend's sucked 37 dicks!
Customers: In a row?

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Trivia: The Boom operator is credited as "Whoever grabbed the pole."

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Question: Regarding the scene with the highly offended customer, is the actor deliberately hamming it up, or is he just a bad actor?

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Answer: I think it's a combination of both of those. He's played by Walt Flanagan, who also plays three other characters in the movie. Flanagan was a friend of Kevin Smith who filled in for several roles. He's definitely playing the part a little hammy... but I also think some of his reactions are a little off because it was (obviously) his first film, and he was inexperienced. (Though to be fair, he appeared in similar small roles in several other Smith films, and his acting improved over time).

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