Starter for Ten

Character mistake: Lucy says the source of the quote "To err is human" as Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Man." The quote actually originates from Pope's earlier work, "An Essay on Criticism."

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Factual error: During the "University Challenge" competition: Brian answers a question with "Calcium Sulphite" and the question-master says he gave the correct answer of "Calcium Sulphate" (a different compound).

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Factual error: "Venus" by Bananarama is playing when Brian gets home for Christmas. The song was released mid spring 1986, but the movie takes place in 1985.

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Trivia: Catherine Tate plays James McAvoy's mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only 11 years older than him.

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Brian Jackson: Ever since I can remember, I've wanted to be clever. Some people are born clever, same way some people are born beautiful. I'm not one of those people.

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Brian Jackson: Got an announcement to make. I'm gonna be on University Challenge.
Julie Jackson: What a relief. I thought you were gonna say you were gay.

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