Visible crew/equipment: When Karen walks into the boys' bedroom telling Gil that Taylor isn't feeling well, as Justin stands there naked, the reflection of the boom mic dips into view in the center window, at the top right corner. (00:06:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: In their bedroom, when Gil stands in the bathroom doorway and Karen sits on the bed, just as she comments about being asked if Kevin has had psychiatric evaluation, crew movement is reflected in the barometer glass on the wall. (00:08:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Robards walks into the garage after Larry has returned the antique car, a boom mike is reflected in the trunk of the car.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Taylor and Kevin are playing outside, Kevin's knee pad is visible as he falls on the ground.


Visible crew/equipment: When Gary is getting out of his bedroom you can see a crewmember reflected on the lock.


Visible crew/equipment: During the shot of Gill's crashed minivan, as the camera pulls out to frame Gill and his wife, you can see the moving camera and crew in the reflection of the broken headlight.

Revealing mistake: During the first shot of Larry being pushed out of the car, it's blatantly a stunt double who is taller, thinner and has shorter hair than the actor.

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Gil: We'll throw away the TV. We'll perform Shakespeare in front of him.

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Trivia: On the promotional movie poster, a frazzled Steve Martin is shown holding 2 children upside down by their ankles. On the set, sometimes the children would get unruly, so as a joke, Steve Martin once grabbed 2 of the unruly children and actually held them upside down by their ankles. Director Ron Howard saw this and decided it would make a funny promotional picture, so that's where he got the idea for it.

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