The Nutty Professor

Visible crew/equipment: At the party towards the end, Sherman leaves and Carla comes after him. As she runs toward him, the battery pack slides down her leg.

Continuity mistake: When Pinkett and Murphy are at that restaurant/comedy club and the guy with the dreadlocks is making fun of everybody (this is the second time they go to this place) when the show him from the front his hair is sticking straight up but when its from the back it's down.

Continuity mistake: At the first family dinner scene, grandma starts coughing. The camera shows her from the front with a glass of water to drink. The camera then switches to the side and shows her with a glass of coke in front of her. Her daughter says "Momma drink some water" and suddenly it turns into a glass of water again.

More mistakes in The Nutty Professor

Trivia: It took three hours to apply Eddie Murphy's make-up every day for the entire 70-day shoot.

[Professor Klump struggles to fit into his chair because of his obese size, before finally getting in.]
Dean Richmond: Anything I can get for you? Juice? Coffee? Rack of lamb?

Mama Klump: Well, I hope you fart until your asshole falls out!

Question: Does anyone know where I can get the script for the "table scene" or a listing of the dialogue?

T Poston

Question: Does anyone know the name and location of the buildings used for exterior shots of the Professor's university? Is it an actual campus or some other facility?

Answer: According to the IMDb, the University of California, Los Angeles (often just called UCLA) was used as a primary filming location, with some other shots taken at Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, California.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: What happens to Reggie afterwards when Buddy Love throws him into the piano? Was he dead or was he unconscious? Because he is never seen or heard from again for the rest of the film after that.

Trainman

Answer: He wasn't killed or seriously injured. He's a minor character and unimportant to the overall plot. There was no need for a final resolution of his part. He would simply have been humiliated and then resumed his previous life.

raywest Premium member

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