Now and Then

Continuity mistake: When the girls are in the coffee shop, Samantha is reading a book while Teeny is giving the quiz. Between shots the positions of the pages change, and the way she holds it changes as well.

Continuity mistake: When Chrissy, Sam and Teeny stand by the barbeque talking, between shots the position of the outdoor couch changes. (00:08:30)

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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: 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: 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: 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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Revealing mistake: After the Wormers attack the girls with Jell-O-bombs, Roberta runs after them, and then dives to the floor. Small flesh-coloured kneepads are visible on her knees. (00:16:10)

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Revealing mistake: The red light from the camera is clearly reflected in the silver part of Sam's torch, as she reads her book in bed. (00:11:45)

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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: 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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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: There is a scene where teenage Chrissy punches Roberta. When filming this, the actress playing Roberta forgot to turn her head, and ended up actually getting punched in the face full force. They had to halt filming because the actress was badly bruised for days.

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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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