Halloween II

Visible crew/equipment: On the GoodTimes DVD release of Halloween 2, just after Dr. Loomis blows up the hospital room the camera switches to the hallway where Laurie is running away. The explosion comes through the hallway and you can see the right side of the hallway shaking - this shows that the wall is a studio set wall. You can also see wires behind it and the wooden supports that are holding it up. (01:25:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: At the hospital cafeteria, Jimmy and Bud are on a break when Nurse Karen comes in and briefly speaks with them. As she leaves you can see the reflection of the boom microphone reflected in door glass when it closes. Just before Bud starts singing. (00:28:33)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Dr Loomis, Marion and the marshal arrive at the hospital, Loomis tells the marshal that he thinks he'll "need him in there" and you can see the camera reflected in the marshal's rear view mirror. (01:14:28)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the kid with the boom box on his shoulder walks into Michael you can see the cameras shadow pass over Michael as it pulls back to reveal him. (00:24:42)

Jack Vaughan

Visible crew/equipment: When the two paramedics are putting Laurie into the ambulance you can see the shadow of the camera cast on the stretcher as it passes across the driveway. (00:12:40)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: When Loomis shoots the marshal's window out, when he makes a u-turn you can see the tire marks on the road and dirt from previous takes.

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Trivia: Director Rick Rosenthal wanted to maintain the tactful and tasteful, slow-burn nature of the original film, and his original director's cut lacked blatant gore and nudity. However, writer/producer John Carpenter felt horror fans would not accept a film without extreme content due to the rise of various extremely graphic slasher-films in the wake of the original film. Thus, Carpenter went back and ghost-directed several new scenes to add in extra nudity and violence into the movie. (And if you watch the movie very closely, these reshoots can be pretty obvious, as they don't quite fit in with the rest of the film).

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Question: How can Michael recognize Laurie as his younger sister since he wouldn't have seen her since she was only two years old?

Answer: There is a scene where Laurie dreams about meeting Michael as a young teen. It's unknown whether this is an actual memory of real events, but since nothing indicates otherwise, we could assume the he saw her at an older age when she looked closer to her 17-year-old self.

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