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This movie was filmed at the same time as two other John Hughes movies: The Great Outdoors (1988), which was written by Hughes, and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), which was written and directed by him. Some of the same cast members from both films appear in this film in cameos seen at the end of the picture.
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During the credits, several actors and celebrities give suggestions of what to name the baby. Among them, the notables are Ally Sheedy, Matthew Broderick, John Candy, Bill Murray and Paul Gleason.
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The customized license plate of the Briggs' BMW luxury car read "SHAB". These letters are actually an acronym of the film's "She's Having A Baby" title.
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Kevin Smith, a big fan of John Hughes claims this movie to be the favorite of his.
Paul Gleason plays an uncredited character called "Blind Boy Grunt". Blind Boy Grunt was a pseudonym used by Bob Dylan in the early 1960s, and was also the name of a famous bootleg album of his in the early 1970s.
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Final film of actress Cathryn Damon.
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One film in a late 1980s Hollywood cycle of "baby pictures". The movies include Baby Boom (1987), For Keeps? (1988), Immediate Family (1989), 3 Men and a Baby (1987) (which was based on the then recent French film 3 hommes et un couffin (1985)), She's Having a Baby (1988), and Look Who's Talking (1989), with the latter followed early in the 1990s with Look Who's Talking Too (1990).
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The film's two stars had starred in earlier films from this movie's production studio Paramount Pictures. Kevin Bacon had starred in Footloose (1984) whilst Elizabeth McGovern had starred in Racing with the Moon (1984).
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The nick-name of Kristen Briggs (Elizabeth McGovern) was "Kristy" whilst the nick-name of Jefferson Edward Briggs (Kevin Bacon was "Jake".
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The name of the medical facility where Kristen Briggs (Elizabeth McGovern) had her baby was "The Evanston Hospital".
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One of two 1988 cinema movie produced screenplays of John Hughes which debuted in that year. The pictures are The Great Outdoors (1988) and She's Having a Baby (1988).
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The movie's closing credits bill Nancy Hughes (nee Ludwig), the wife of the film's writer-producer-director John Hughes, for "INSPIRATION".
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One of only eight theatrical feature films directed by John Hughes. She's Having a Baby (1988) was the sixth cinema movie that Hughes directed.
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The movie She's Having a Baby (1988) is showing on the television in the motel scene in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), even though the film hadn't been released yet. Both pictures feature both Kevin Bacon and John Candy in them. Bacon stars in She's Having a Baby (1988) and cameos in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) whilst Candy cameos in She's Having a Baby (1988) and stars in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987).
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Actress Elizabeth McGovern previously turned down the role of Ariel in the Kevin Bacon starring film Footloose (1984), the part in the end being cast with Lori Singer, so McGovern could play Deborah Gelly in Once Upon a Time in America (1984).
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Star Kevin Bacon later top-billed He Said, She Said (1991) for Paramount Pictures having previously headlined the earlier 1980s box-office hit for the studio that being Footloose (1984). Bacon had also acted in other 1980s Paramount films such as starring in She's Having a Baby (1988) and cameoing in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987).
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At the beginning of Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Neal Page (Steve Martin) races a character played by Kevin Bacon for a taxi. Later, Neal phones his wife to tell her that he has been delayed again. In the background, you can hear the fight from She's Having a Baby (1988), which was also directed by John Hughes. The fight between Bacon and Elizabeth McGovern is the scene when she screams that she doesn't like his friend's girlfriend.
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John Hughes performed a number of roles on this picture. Hughes was the producer, the director, and the screenwriter.
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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

She's Having a Baby" is not only the movie's name but is also the title of a manuscript written by Jefferson Briggs (Kevin Bacon seen at the picture's end.
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