History Trivia / AdventuresInBabysitting

2nd Jan '18 2:28:02 PM ClintEastwood
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Within a few years of this film's release, Brenda could have stocked up on cash from the bus station ATM rather than needing a ride, and Chris could've called a tow truck and cab from her cell immediately after getting a flat.
2nd Dec '17 3:56:17 AM ClintEastwood
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* BreakthroughHit: For Creator/ChrisColumbus as director.



* RealLifeRelative: Elisabeth Shue's brother, Andrew Shue, has a role as an extra at the frat party. He is at the bar laughing at Daryl.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Although Vincent D'Onofrio does a good job playing Dawson/The Mighty Thor, originally the part was slated for flamboyant metal musician John Mikl Thor (as something of a CastingGag.)

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/JuliaLouisDreyfus auditioned for the lead role, but withdrew in favor of Creator/JodieFoster, who also withdrew. Other candidates included Creator/MelanieGriffith, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, Creator/SharonStone and Creator/KathleenTurner.
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Although Vincent D'Onofrio Creator/VincentDOnofrio does a good job playing Dawson/The Mighty Thor, originally the part was slated for flamboyant metal musician John Mikl Thor (as something of a CastingGag.))
** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered being the executive producer of this film and have the film released under the Amblin banner, to help his friend Creator/ChrisColumbus get the directing job. However Columbus had the directing job secured.
19th Nov '16 6:17:07 AM fruitstripegum
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** Also the song they improvise to get off the stage.

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** Also the song they improvise to get off the stage.stage.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Although Vincent D'Onofrio does a good job playing Dawson/The Mighty Thor, originally the part was slated for flamboyant metal musician John Mikl Thor (as something of a CastingGag.)
17th Mar '16 2:40:38 PM HighCrate
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Anthony Rapp plays Daryl.
** Chris' boyfriend is played by Bradley Whitford, aka Josh Lyman in ''Series/TheWestWing''.
** Don't forget Creator/VincentDOnofrio as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')
** Chris gets together with a boy played by Creator/GeorgeNewbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].
** Don't fuck with Detective Meldrick Lewis from ''Series/HomicideLifeOnTheStreet''!
** The band playing the frat party is Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.
30th Jun '15 1:50:35 PM Anicomicgeek
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** Don't forget [[Creator/VincentDOnofrio Vincent D'Onofrio]] as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')
** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].

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** Don't forget [[Creator/VincentDOnofrio Vincent D'Onofrio]] Creator/VincentDOnofrio as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')
** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, Creator/GeorgeNewbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].
8th Jun '15 10:44:09 PM nombretomado
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** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].

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** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren [[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].
19th May '15 11:40:14 AM themisterfree
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** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, who grows up to voice Film/TheodoreRex, [[FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].

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** Chris gets together with a boy played by George Newbern, who grows up to voice [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Superman]] (taking over for Tim Daly), Film/TheodoreRex, [[FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Sephiroth]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 Nooj]].
3rd Apr '15 2:50:10 AM unclejack
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** Don't forget Vincent D'Onofrio as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')

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** Don't forget [[Creator/VincentDOnofrio Vincent D'Onofrio D'Onofrio]] as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')
11th Mar '15 5:44:17 PM Anicomicgeek
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* RecycledTheSeries: A sitcom pilot for a TV version aired on CBS but did not go to series. The most notable actors to appear in the pilot were Joey Lawrence and Brian Austin Green as Brad and Daryl. The premise centered on Chris, Brenda, and the kids getting held up at a store, locked in a storage room, and then trying to escape through the [[SewerGator sewers where they come face-to-face with an alligator]].
10th Mar '15 8:13:41 PM Anicomicgeek
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* DawsonCasting: For a good reason. If Elizabeth Shue actually ''was'' 17 when this was made, the whole "looking-like-the-''{{Playboy}}''-centerfold" thing would have crossed the line.

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* DawsonCasting: For a good reason. If Elizabeth Shue actually ''was'' 17 when this was made, the whole "looking-like-the-''{{Playboy}}''-centerfold" "looking-like-the-''Magazine/{{Playboy}}''-centerfold" thing would have crossed the line.



** Don't forget Vincent D'Onofrio as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film.)

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** Don't forget Vincent D'Onofrio as Thor (which brought much amusement during the casting of the actual ''Film/{{Thor}}'' film.)film and the casting of D'Onofrio as ComicBook/TheKingpin in ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'')
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