Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes, the police officer carries a shotgun to his vehicle. When he gets into the car, he's got a flashlight and a nightstick.
Other mistake: When Earl's wife is pulling into her garage after picking up the medication, wet tyre marks (presumably from previous takes) are visible on the garage floor.
Trivia: Every time "quiz kid" Donnie Smith is in his car, the song "Dreams" by Gabrielle is playing. It is also playing in the police officer's car at the end.
Trivia: During the beginning of the movie, and a little in to it, the number "82" appears 6 or more times, in various places (tattoo on guy being hanged, time is 8:20, etc.) If you consult a bible, you will see that in Chapter 8, verse 2, in the book of Exodus, the passage talks about the appearance of frogs when Aaron holds out his hand.
Trivia: In every living room there is a picture of a Magnolia.
Frank T.J. Mackey: I will drop-kick those fuckin' dogs if they come near me.
Earl Partridge: This fucking lie... it's so fucking hard, so long! Life ain't short, it's long, it's long, God damn it.
Avi Solomon: Donnie, you got struck by lightning last summer you were on vacation in Tahoe, I don't think braces is a good idea.
Question: What do the frogs stand for? Is it a biblical reference, or could the screenwriters just not think of a better way to wrap up?
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