The Burbs

Other mistake: When Tom Hanks is walking down the stairs a chainsaw comes through the wall. If you look at the wall a second earlier you can see a line where the chainsaw is supposed to come through.

Continuity mistake: When Art is eating breakfast at the Peterson's house, he takes items from the fridge. Watch when he comes back over and talks to Ray. The position of the pineapple under his arm changes from shot to shot. (00:10:40 - 00:11:25)

Continuity mistake: The position of the femur in Ray's dog's mouth is different in subsequent shots. (00:49:00)

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Trivia: The writer of The Burbs (Dana Olsen), is the Cop near the end, when the Klopeks house is blown up.

Trivia: When the group of neighbors goes into Gale Gordon's house there is a picture of Gale and Lucille Ball on the TV. Gale played Mr Moonie on the Here's Lucy and Lucy Shows.

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Trivia: According to Courtney Gains, who plays Hans, he, Henry Gibson and Brother Theodore weren't told if their characters were guilty or not. Also, along with the alternate ending, there were several versions of 'the reveal' in the trunk of the Klopeks' car; including a version where the victims were cheer leaders and one with the garbage men. Ultimately, it became a collection of bones. Source: "There goes the neighborhood" blu-ray special features.


Ray Peterson: So they keep to themselves, can you blame them? They live next door to people who break in their house, and burn IT down while they're gone for the day.

Ray Peterson: I'm gonna go do something productive. I'm gonna go watch television.

Mr. Rumsfield: Affirmative. That garbage is going nowhere. I say we wait till first light. Scope me.

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