Now and Then

Continuity mistake: When the girls ride away and scatter the boys' clothes on the ground, a truck is visible on the road in the background. When the boys run after the girls, the truck is gone.

Continuity mistake: The level of coke in Chrissy's bottle keeps lowering/rising, as they talk in the diner. (00:19:25)

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Continuity mistake: The way Teeny holds her Cosmopolitan magazine changes between shots, just before she reads her horoscope aloud. (00:20:00)

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Continuity mistake: When the girls steal the Wormers clothes, we see two pairs of underwear being thrown to the floor. However when the boys pick them up, they are in different locations. (00:37:55)

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Continuity mistake: At the softball game, Roberta steps up to bat and Scott Wormer, who's pitching, tells the fielders to "move it in". As he turns around between shots the boy in blue to his right is leaning forward and then the next he's upright and then leans forward again.

Continuity mistake: During the Red Rover game in the 70's, the girls all turn around and Sam announces they're going to pick Bobby Fricker. As they turn around, Chrissy is looking at Sam, but then the next shot she's facing Roberta and then turns to Sam and objects.

Continuity mistake: Sam's left hand suddenly gets covered in white paint between shots, as they paint the garage. (01:08:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are searching through books in the library, Roberta tells everyone to come and look at an article. Whilst getting up, in one shot the book in front of Samantha is open on a page full of both text and pictures. In the following shot the page is just all text. (00:39:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Roberta finds the article about her mothers death, Sam and Teeny walk over to her. As they do, if you look under the table, you can catch Sam wearing white socks. In every other shot she doesn't. (00:39:25)

Continuity mistake: After Sam goes into the drain to get her bracelet, the drain begins to flood. As Sam stands up and tries to get out with Teeny pulling her, the loaction of the bracelet on Sam's arm changes between each shot. (01:06:00)

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Continuity mistake: When the girls are in Sam's grandma's attic, Roberta finds a scrap book and says to Sam "Sam I think I found something," and Sam comes and sits next to her. In the wideshot you can see the page they're on has just one large newspaper article glued onto it. However in the following closeup, as she turns the page, you can see the page is different, and has three small seperate newspaper articles glued onto it. (01:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the boys are skinny-dipping in the lake, the rope-swing by the trees disappears in one shot and then reappears. (00:34:05)

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Chrissy is giving birth, Roberta throws a red object onto the side table, and it rolls off, out of view. In following shots it is back beside Roberta, on the table. (01:27:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Teeny hurls the Wormers' undies into the air, the shorts are white briefs. However, when Scott runs to grab them, they're floral-print with an elastic waistband.

Continuity mistake: In the big game of Red Rover in shots of the four girls discussing who to pick, they are standing in complete sunshine with no shade around them. Then when Bobby is running over to them, the whole area of field around the four girls is now in shade. It's then completely sunny again when the girls start cheering because they beat Bobby. (00:01:15)

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Continuity mistake: In one behind shot, Scott throws a Jell-O bomb. Instantly in the following shot, he aquires a new Jell-O bomb. (00:15:55)

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Continuity mistake: At the time they were all little kids, the veteran from the war (Brendan Fraser) gave them cigarettes. When the girls were leaving, Teeny took one last puff and stopped it out, in the next shot she throws down the cigarette again and steps on it. (00:45:20)

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Teeny: Chrissy, truth or dare?
Chrissy: Truth.
Teeny: Have you ever been french kissed?
Chrissy: Are you kidding? I don't want to get pregnant!
Roberta: You can't get pregnant from french-kissing!
Chrissy: I know that, beetle-brain, but it's common knowledge that if you tongue-kiss a boy, he automatically thinks you'll do the deed with him. They can't help it. They're driven. It's the male curse.

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Trivia: The girl that plays Samantha's little sister is Rumor Willis - the daughter of Demi Moore, who plays Older Samantha.

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Question: During the scene when Roberta is reading the newspaper about her mother's death, the printed article mentions that the truck driver who killed her mom was named Peter. Are we to believe that this is "Crazy Pete"?

Answer: There are two different men named Peter. In the shot of the newspaper while Roberta is reading the article, it states that the driver of the pickup truck was Peter Norris (00:41:35). Then Sam finds the article about 12 year old Jonathan Simms and his mother, Beverly Ann, so we know that "Crazy Pete" is Peter Simms (00:43:00).

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Answer: We are never even told that Crazy Pete is even the old mans real name. It was probably just a random person who killed Roberta's mother.

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