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Mr. Mom (1983) Poster

(1983)

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Michael Keaton turned down Splash (1984) to do this theatrical comedy, Mr. Mom (1983), instead.
First movie for actor Michael Keaton where he was top first billed.
Only the second ever feature film written by John Hughes.
Only a year after this movie was made and released a spin-off tele-film version was made. Mr. Mom (1984) had a different cast and crew except for writer John Hughes and director Stan Dragoti who were credited for characters and story respectively.
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The music playing in the background of the last scene is the overture from Patton (1970).
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Both Michael Keaton and Teri Garr have a relation to the Batman (1966) program. Michael Keaton portrayed the titular character in the first two Tim Burton Batman theatrical films, while Teri Garr guest-starred and was uncredited in the seventh episode of the 1966 television weekly series of _"Batman" (1966) [Instant Freeze (#1.7)}]_.
The first movie that actor Michael Keaton appeared in after his breakthrough film role in Night Shift (1982).
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Part of a mini-cycle of Hollywood role-reversal comedies of the 1980s decade. The films include Mr. Mom (1983), Baby Boom (1987) & 3 Men and a Baby (1987).
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One of two role-reversal baby films of the mid-late 1980s that were top-billed by a star with same last name, Keaton. Diane Keaton starred in 1987's Baby Boom (1987) film, while Michael Keaton headlined 1983's Mr. Mom (1983) about three years earlier. The two actor and actress comedians [as of January of 2015] though have never collaborated nor been star teamed together on a filmed production, despite having the very same last name, it is the same as silent film comedian Buster Keaton, also.
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The name of the fish franchise, (that Jack Butler was replaced by his wife, Caroline Butler), is Schooner Tuna.
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One of two gender-bender comedies that actress Teri Garr appeared in during the early 1980s. The pictures were Tootsie (1982) and the following year's Mr. Mom (1983).
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The slogan for the product that Caroline Butler (Teri Garr's character role) invented is, "The tuna with a heart!"
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The nick-name for the vacuum cleaner was Jaws, because of its extremely strong suctioning power.
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The car tag of a Michigan automobile, (that took Jack Butler away) to a feminine party is XNG-876. MIGHIGAN [all capital letters] is above the license tag number XNG-876, below [all capital letters] is GREAT LAKES and expiration is November (30) of 1983.
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