Weird Science

Continuity mistake: During the storm of Lisa's creation, when Wyatt shouts to hang up the phone, Gary leans over Wyatt's arm and places the handset back onto the phone base. However, after Gary shouts, "What's going on?" the handset is still on the modem.

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Revealing mistake: When Gary and Wyatt come home and see Chet turned into a pile of poo, Chet shoots his tongue from his mouth and catches a fly. Look closely, the tongue flies completely out of his mouth and is attached to a metal spring.

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Continuity mistake: When Chet gets home the morning after the big party, he does an about face at the bedroom door and starts to kick it open on one side. On the inside of the bedroom door, it shows Chet actually kicked the door in on the opposite side.

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Trivia: When Gary is first telling Wyatt of his idea to make a woman, Wyatt asks,"What about your girl[friend] in Canada?" a reference to Anthony Michael Hall's character in "The Breakfast Club." In the Breakfast Club when Bender is asking Brian if he is a cherry, Brian says that he had slept with a girl from Canada that he met at Niagara Falls.

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Trivia: The town in which Gary and Wyatt live is called Shermer. Another John Hughes reference to The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

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Trivia: The film is partially based on the 1950's EC comic series, "Weird Science", Vol. 1 #5 "Made From the Future." Joel Silver acquired the filming rights for the comic magazine.

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Question: At the very end when Lisa is a gym instructor, when they pan from her feet up, on VHS and on my DVD the Rocky theme is played. But whenever I see it on cable, the Weird Science theme is played instead. Why is this?

Carl Missouri

Chosen answer: They probably only had permission to use the song at the cinema and take home releases, so when shown on broadcast TV they'd have to use another song.


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