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.
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When Chris arrives at the Andersons' house, the movie, "Halloween" is playing in the background, but the soundtrack is from a western movie. When Brenda calls, it is vice versa. See more
That was Mrs. Anderson, she wants to know if you can babysit tonight.
[sees the look Brenda gives her
No, tell her I can't.
Because I want to sit at home and be depressed.
Oh, sit for the Andersons, that'll depress anyone.
Mom, I'm too old to babysit.
The title does not appear until minutes after the opening credits. See more
Referenced in Greek: Fumble
Twenty Five Miles
Words and Music by Johnny Bristol
, Edwin Starr
, Harvey Fuqua
Performed by Edwin Starr
Courtesy of Motown Records See more