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.
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 chain on the chainsaw appears not to move even though the engine is revved. This is because the chain-break is engaged, which is a safety feature on all modern chainsaw, that doesn't allow the chain to move even when the engine is revved at a high RPM
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.
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.