Single mother goes away for the summer. The kids are first delighted but then find that Mom has hired the sitter from hell to stay with them. When the sitter dies of a sudden coronary they deposit the body at a mortuary only to discover all their summer expense money was in her purse. The kids must find a way to survive the summer without mom or her money. This means actual work! Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
No rules. No curfews. No baths. No nagging. No pulse.
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Production was nearly halted towards the end of shooting due to Christopher Pettiet
's drug addiction, which was just starting to get out of control. The producers wound up cutting a few of his scenes to keep the film on schedule. See more
When Walter breaks his leg, Sue Ellen arrives at the hospital and he has already been treated. When she arrives she tells them that she is his mother. No paperwork whatsoever was involved. You cannot treat a child without a parent. When she arrived, he was ready to go. See more
She doesn't look dead.
That's because it just happened. So you can't really tell, like on that show MacGyver.
The two groundskeepers for the cemetery stand over the Babysitters grave and comment how nice it was for her to leave them the money. The tombstone reads "Nice Old Lady inside who died of natural causes". See more
Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Leprechaun
(Love Is) The Tender Trap
Produced by Bruce Nazarian
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Published by Barton Music Corp. See more