Thank You for Smoking

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Continuity mistake: In the final dinner meeting of the Merchants of Death (MOD Squad),the gun lobbyist gets a piece of pie with cheese on it, takes a small bite; then the alcohol lobbyist attacks it with her fork for a bite, pulling all the cheese off and toppling the little American flag in it. In the next shot of Bobby eating, and a closeup of the dessert, all the cheese is back on it and the flag is upright again.

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Continuity mistake: When the MOD Squad are eating dessert together, the cheese on Bobby Jay's apple pie changes between melted and unmelted between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the Subcommittee Hearing scene, the person sitting behind Nick Naylor, on his left, changes repeatedly between shots: Right before he is asked to come forward, the chair is occupied by a woman in a blue shirt. When he sits down, a man is seated there. Immediately after one of the senators asks, "What about the children?", the woman is back - but only for a few seconds.

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Trivia: Not one cigarette is lit in this movie, or smoked.

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Disney-Freak

Nick Naylor: The message Hollywood needs to send out is 'Smoking Is Cool!'.

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Jeff Megall: Sony has a futuristic sci-fi movie they're looking to make.
Nick Naylor: Cigarettes in space?
Jeff Megall: It's the final frontier, Nick.
Nick Naylor: But wouldn't they blow up in an all oxygen environment?
Jeff Megall: Probably. But it's an easy fix. One line of dialogue. 'Thank God we invented the... You know, whatever device.'.

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Nick Naylor: Now what we need is a smoking role model. A real winner.
Jeff Megall: Indiana Jones meets Jerry Maguire.
Nick Naylor: Right, on two packs a day.

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Question: Can you really overdose on nicotine patches?

Jason Riley

Chosen answer: Yes you can. Quoting from Drugs.com: "Symptoms of a nicotine overdose include nausea; vomiting; watering mouth; diarrhea; abdominal pain; cold sweat; headache; dizziness; disturbed hearing and vision; confusion; weakness; weak, irregular heartbeats; chest pain; seizures; and death."

Kevin Hall

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