National Lampoon's Vacation

Trivia: Not a mistake but a "before they were famous": little cousin Vicky with the blonde hair is Elaine on Ally McBeal (Jane Krakowski).

Trivia: The script was based on writer John Hughes short story called "Vacation 58" which was based on a real life trip he took as a child with his parents in 1958.

Trivia: Russ is older than his sister Audrey in the film, but in real life Anthony Michael Hall is two years younger than Dana Barron, who was 16- 17 at the time the movie was undergoing production.

Trivia: Lorenzo Salviati, Beverly D'Angelo's husband at the time, has a cameo as the musician playing the piano at the bar during the scene where Clark meets up and chats with the Ferrari girl (Christie Brinkley).

Trivia: Harold Ramis' voice can be heard as a member of the SWAT team telling Roy Wally, "Everything is wrapped up here" just before Roy decides not to press charges.

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Revealing mistake: In the early part of the film, Beverly D'Angelo and Chevy Chase check into the hotel/motel. She goes in to take a shower but he barges in. If you look real closely, she is wearing underpants and is not nude although she is taking a shower.

More mistakes in National Lampoon's Vacation

Cousin Vicki: I'm going steady, and I French kiss.
Audrey Griswold: So? Everybody does that.
Cousin Vicki: Yeah, but Daddy says I'm the best at it.

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