Man on the Moon

Revealing mistake: In the David Letterman scenes, Paul Schaeffer's head is shaved, which he just did recently (maybe within the last year to year and a half). (01:15:00)

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Revealing mistake: When young Andy Kauffman is performing the "Animal Song" for his sister, he mouths the words "Meow meow" along with her. Although one could argue that he was expecting her to say that, how would he know she was going to say the word "meow" twice?

Matty Blast

Factual error: In George Shapiro's office, the picture of Bob Newhart also includes Mary Frann, who didn't co-star with Bob until the mid 80's.

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Andy Kaufman: I'm going to the Philippines.
George Shapiro: The Philippines? What's in the Philippines?
Andy Kaufman: A miracle.

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Trivia: Both Andy Kaufman and Jim Carrey have the same birthday, which is January 17th.

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Question: What is the meaning of bit at the end of the movie, the big guy with the sunglasses? It shows Andy's 'sidekick' and the guy on stage, who was in the suit entertaining the crowd?

Answer: We're supposed to wonder if Andy didn't really fake his own death.

Xofer
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