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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Did You Know?
One of the movie's producers is Debra Hill
, who teamed up with John Carpenter
to make Halloween
(1978), a horror movie about murdered babysitters. Listen carefully when Sara and Chris watch television. The music you can hear is John Carpenter's chilling Halloween
(1978) theme, an in-joke. See more
When the bad guys are chasing Sara, she leaves perfect chocolate fingerprints on the elevator buttons. However, when she stole the chocolate pastry from the French restaurant she was wearing green gloves. She had them on when she ran to the building. The chocolate never touched her hands, so she couldn't have left the fingerprints on the buttons. See more
Hey, wait! I know why you aren't acting like yourself. You don't have your special helmet!
[off the look Dawson gives her
See you have the baseball cap, but you're supposed to be wearing this
[takes off her Thor helmet
Here, take mine. Go on, take it!
You're giving this to me?
Well, yeah, you're my hero!
Here. Here, take the car.
[Tosses Chris the keys
Shot of the thug who chased the little girl outside of skyscraper whimpering about being stuck out there. See more
Referenced in The Simpsons: The Book Job
Just Can't Stop
Words and Music by Barry Goldberg
and Jay Gruska
Produced by Jay Gruska
Performed by Percy Sledge See more