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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Did You Know?
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 Kenny goes to the window to see that Walter has fallen from the roof he clearly has to rips in the seat of his jeans, just below the pockets. Later at the hospital he only has one rip in his jeans, much lower on the left leg. See more
Don't feel overwhelmed, just do one thing at a time.
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
Gimme Some Money
Performed by Spinal Tap
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products, a Division of Polygram Group Distribution Inc.
Written by Christopher Guest
, Michael McKean
and Rob Reiner
Used by Permission of Intertrax Music Inc. See more