The Cable Guy

Continuity mistake: The morning after the party at Steven's, Chip is at Steven's house making eggs for them, watch closely as Chip eats. While they are talking about Heather being a prostitute, Chip repeatedly loses the eggs off his fork, but continues to put the fork in his mouth, and makes a sound like he is actually eating the eggs. He does it about 4 or 5 times during their whole conversation.

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Continuity mistake: During the "Midnight Express" scene, Chip opens his shirt and presses his chest against the glass. The shot moves to Steven, and as we pan back to Chip, he is sitting, phone in hand, with his shirt buttoned.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene at Steven's parents' house as Steven is yelling at Chip for being a felon, Chip gets up and slowly walks right next to Steven and whispers something in his ear, Steven instantly is moved back one or two feet in the next camera shot before he had a chance to move and he punches Chip in the mouth.

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Trivia: The guy who starts to read when the satellite signal is lost at the end of the movie is Kyle Gass, the other half of the band Tenacious D, of which Jack Black is also a member.

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Trivia: In the beginning of the film, we see on the television some serial killer that is being busted, that appears two or three times in the movie, but the killer is Ben Stiller, he was the director of The Cable Guy.

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Trivia: The girl who plays Steven's secretary is Ben Stiller's sister, Amy.

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Sam Sweet: [911 call being played.] Oh my God! Oh my God! My twin brother has been shot! I think it was an Asian gang or something... There was this guy, he looked Asian... And he was speaking another language, I'm pretty sure it was... Asian.

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Question: At the end of the movie, what does Chip mean when he says "Somebody has to kill the babysitter"?

Chosen answer: Earlier in the movie during a flashback of the Cable Guy's childhood, when his Mom was going out she called the television "Mr. Babysitter". He means he's going to disrupt the television signal to give all the boys and girls whose parents use television as a babysitter a chance.

Bishop73

Question: How much does Chip tip the bathroom attendant to make him leave?

Heather Benton

Chosen answer: $247.19 and a coupon for free HBO.

Grumpy Scot

Question: At the end, Chip gets airlifted to hospital because of the fall he sustained jumping from the top of the dish. But after he's discharged, would he be arrested by the police and convicted after everything he did throughout the whole movie? eg. Stalking, harassment, stealing, breaking and entering, making a false call to the police, spying, beating up Robin's new boyfriend, etc.

Chosen answer: More than likely yes. And most probably sent to a phyciatric hospital.

The_Iceman

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