The Parent Trap

Continuity mistake: When the twins are in the cabin and Sharon offers Susan a Fig Newton, the cookies are is a jumble in the box. A moment later, the cookies are in a clean row.

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Continuity mistake: In the camp cabin, the two girls are talking. It cuts away from one girl, and she has an ice cream cone in her hand, then cuts back and it's gone. This keeps happening.

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Revealing mistake: When in Boston, while walking through the park, Susan and her mother are obviously walking on a treadmill because the park background is moving way too fast for their walking speed.

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Trivia: Hayley Mills mom accidentally mistook Hayley Mills stunt double for Hayley. Hayley's mom tapped the double on her head and said "Hayley come on."

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Trivia: For the scene when the camp girls are following the twins to the cabin Miss Inch was putting them in, the director wanted the girls to march like soldiers. The girls could not march very well, so he just decided to leave it as it was. The whistling the girls do is not the girls' whistling--its a recording of the march from Bridge on the River Kwai.

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Trivia: Hayley Mills had one stunt double that can be seen in the movie when one of the girls has her back to the camera or when Hayley is doing something she can't do by herself. The stunt double girl received a Duckster award for the best unseen performance by an actress - only three have ever been awarded.

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Question: What kind of judge would agree to this kind of custody arrangement?

Chosen answer: None. It's total fiction made up solely for the purpose of the movie. Even for a movie, it's far beyond the "suspension of disbelief" that siblings would ever be divided up between the two parents, and neither would have no contact with them, much less be prevented from knowing they had a brother or sister.

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