Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, the evening soon explodes into an endless whirl of hair-raising adventures! Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city, never imagining how terrifyingly funny their expedition will become! Written by
She thought babysitting was easy money - until she started hanging out with the Andersons.
Did You Know?
In an early draft (third rewrite) of the script, there is no mention of Sara's fascination with Thor. What is included instead is a funny scene at Soldier Field with The Chicago Bears Players
stars Jim McMahon
, Walter Payton
, William Perry
(William "The Refrigerator" Perry) and Mike Singletary
. The boys invite the team members to come to the Anderson House to watch The Mummy's Curse
and when they finally leave, Daryl smuggles out several of the team's jockstraps as souvenirs. The jockstraps later are used to make up the shortage of cash needed to get the station wagon out of (Miss) Dawson's garage. None of the Chicago Bears appear in and only one brief reference is made to the team in the film (by the girl at the frat party). See more
Around 1 hour and 15 minutes, they said that the time was 11:41 pm. But when they were driving on the street, the clock on the tower was around 10:03 pm. See more
Girls like you come along once in a lifetime.
The title does not appear until minutes after the opening credits. See more
"Bring It On Home To Me"
Words and Music by Sam Cooke
Performed by Sam Cooke
Courtesy of RCA Records See more