History Trivia / TheSandlot

13th Apr '18 8:45:26 AM broncos187
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* PlayingAgainstType: A light-hearted meta-example; Smalls' stepfather is a Yankees fan, while Denis Leary, who plays him, is a long-time Red Sox fan.
** His acerbic stand-up aside, Leary is also known for playing morally ambiguous anti-heroes in most of his film roles. Here, he plays a calm (if slightly awkward) family man.

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* PlayingAgainstType: A light-hearted meta-example; EnforcedMethodActing: To establish the bond between Smalls and Benny, David Mickey Evans brought Tom Guiry and Mike Vitar to the production a couple of weeks before the other boys so they could rehearse and get to know each other. It worked so well that when the other actors arrived, they genuinely believed that the two had been long time friends.
* IronyAsSheIsCast:
Smalls' stepfather is a Yankees fan, while Denis Leary, who plays him, is a long-time Red Sox fan.
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fan and despises the Yankees.
* PlayingAgainstType:
His acerbic stand-up aside, Leary is also known for playing morally ambiguous anti-heroes in most of his film roles. Here, he plays a calm (if slightly awkward) family man.
21st Jul '17 1:41:16 PM ngh93
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* PlayingAgainstType: A light-hearted meta-example; Smalls' stepfather is a Yankees fan, while Dennis Leary, who plays him, is a long-time Red Sox fan.

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* PlayingAgainstType: A light-hearted meta-example; Smalls' stepfather is a Yankees fan, while Dennis Denis Leary, who plays him, is a long-time Red Sox fan.
21st Jul '17 1:40:56 PM ngh93
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* RealLifeRelative: The actor who played the elder Benny is the brother of the actor who played the young Benny.

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* RealLifeRelative: The actor who played the elder Benny is the Pablo Vitar, brother of the actor Mike Vitar, who played the young Benny.
21st Jul '17 6:38:20 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Inversion. Despite takin place in 1960s Los Angeles, the film was shot in Salt Lake City, Utah.
20th Nov '16 12:41:37 PM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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** Tommy is never explicitly called by his nickname "Repeat" in the movie, but you see it in the end credits.
24th Oct '16 3:42:47 PM SPBurke
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* AllThereInTheManual: The script reveals that the treehouse the gang hangs out in belongs to Timmy and Tommy.

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* AllThereInTheManual: The script reveals that the treehouse the gang hangs out in belongs to Timmy and Tommy.Tommy (which leads to some FridgeBrilliance since it's established they grow up to be successful architects after inventing mini-malls).
24th Oct '16 3:41:53 PM SPBurke
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** His acerbic stand-up aside, Leary is also known for playing morally ambiguous anti-heroes in most of his film roles. Here, he plays a calm (if slightly awkward) family man.
26th Apr '16 11:55:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Creator/JamesEarlJones plays Mr. Mertle.
** Creator/DenisLeary plays Scott's stepfather.
** Creator/MarleyShelton is the lifeguard.
** [[Film/FullMetalJacket Private Cowboy]] is the voice of older Scott.
** [[Franchise/IndianaJones Karen Allen]] is Scotty's mother.
1st Aug '15 6:04:00 PM Whipsmart
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** [[Film/FullMetalJacket Private Cowboy]] is the voice of older Scott.
22nd May '15 5:30:48 AM DeadlyAssassin
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Inversion. Despite takin place in 1960s Los Angeles, the film was shot in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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