Intolerable Cruelty

Factual error: When Marylin Rexroth's ex-husband dies, she inherits his money because he had not removed her from his will after divorcing her. Under California Probate Code ยง 6122(a)(1), the dissolution of a marriage automatically revokes any disposition or appointment of property made by the will to the former spouse.

Continuity mistake: After Miles makes his keynote speech, he goes down the aisle and eventually Wrigley embraces him. W. is holding a program in his hand while hugging Miles. At first it is rolled up, then it is folded over, then it is rolled up again. At no time did he change it.

Continuity mistake: During the Gutman trial, Massey has a binder of documents on his table. In the wide shots, this binder is very close to his pad of paper; in the close ups it is not. (00:12:10)


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Trivia: Before marrying "Doyle", Marilyn says she wants to erase every suspicion from his mind, a reference to the Elvis song "Suspicious Minds" that is used during the title sequence.

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Rex: My wife has me between a rock and a hard place.
Miles Massey: That's her job. You should respect that.

Freddy Bender: Objection, Your Honor! Strangling the witness.
Judge Marva Munson: I'm going to allow it.

Miles Massey: So you propose that in spite of demonstrable infidelity on your part, your unoffending wife should be tossed out on her ear.
Rex: Is it possible?
Miles Massey: It's a challenge.

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