Vegas Vacation

Vegas Vacation (1997)

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Continuity mistake: When the guy says "take the ticket at the end" and then drops it, the ticket changes in all of the shots that you see it.

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Visible crew/equipment: Right at the start, when Clark is stepping up to the front door, you can see a microphone appear down from the top of the screen. Playing this scene in real time is the best way of seeing it, but watch closely because it's only in view for about a second. (00:01:38)

JamesP

Continuity mistake: When the mom is with Wayne she gets covered with pasta. In the next sequence she is running down the hall with Chevy Chase looking for Rusty where she still has noodles over her right shoulder. as soon as she steps into the room the noodles have disappeared.

Continuity mistake: In the Hoover Dam scene, the tour group is walking through an underground tunnel when Clark messes with the wall and more water than normal starts coming out. He gets gum from Audrey and starts plugging the holes. He puts gum on the first hole and when the gum makes a bubble filling with water, he puts another chewed piece on the bubble. In the next shot, there is no piece on the bubble and he puts a chewed piece on another hole in the wall.

moviemogul

Continuity mistake: When Sid Ceaser is fake-dying near the end, his head rolls backwards. In the next shot his head is on his right shoulder.

manthabeat Premium member

Continuity mistake: When Clark and Ellen are on the plane and go to the restroom to join the mile high club. Ellen goes to the back of the plane while Clark goes to the front.

Other mistake: When Rusty put coins into the slot machine to win the first car, he only put in 2 coins, but if you look closely at the payout table, he would have had to put in 3 coins to win the car. The same thing happened when he won the Viper. Also, when he won the Viper, the light on the top of the slot machine did not flash on and off, which would have happened if he had any type of big win.

Other mistake: At the end of the movie, there is a sign that says "Chicago 1880 miles." First, it's not 1,880 miles from Las Vegas to Chicago, it's closer to 1,750 miles, but also the road they were driving on was heading west, so they would have ended up in California.

Continuity mistake: When the family is on the airplane on their way to Las Vegas, Mrs. Griswold has her purse strap over her shoulder. In the next shot there is no strap. Later on when she is going to stand up, she takes the purse which is lying next to her and not over her shoulder.

Ellen Griswold: Well, I hope you kids have learned something about the dangers of gambling.

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Trivia: In the middle of the Las Vegas Brochure, there is a picture of a family. This is actually a picture of the director Stephen Kessler with his own family.

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Question: How much money did the family win after playing Keno?

Paul Pepiton Premium member

Answer: The sign said $30,000.

Chosen answer: $25,000. Given to the Griswalds by Sid Caesar's character just before he passed away.

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