Ordinary People

Continuity mistake: When Conrad visits Dr. Berger's office for the first time, and he is in the elevator, his hair changes length and style between shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the restaurant scene where Conrad is sitting opposite Karen, the position of the drink glass in front of Conrad changes as the camera angle moves from Conrad's back facing Karen to Karen's back facing Conrad.

Other mistake: At the beginning, when Conrad drives with his friends, one of them takes his head out of the window and says, "I need to Jump". The kid next to him is mouthing his lines.

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Trivia: Timothy Hutton was the youngest actor to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. On the advice of his sister, he apparently keeps his Oscar statuette in his refrigerator.

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Calvin "Cal" Jarrett: I should have gotten a handle on it somehow.
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: You know I used to think you had a handle for everything. I really admire you for that sometimes.
Calvin "Cal" Jarrett: Well, don't admire people too much. They'll disappoint you sometimes.
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: I'm not disappointed. I love you.
Calvin "Cal" Jarrett: I love you too.

Karen: Conrad. Let's have a great Christmas. Let's have... a great year. Let's have the best year of our whole lives. We can, you know... this could be the best one ever.

Dr. Berger: So you felt great. You brought home a Christmas tree and everything was hunky dory. Okay?
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: You're the doctor.
Dr. Berger: Listen, don't take refuge in one-liners like "you're the doctor." Okay? Because that pisses me off.
Conrad "Con" Jarrett: Okay.

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