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?
Filmed during the summer of 1990. See more
The film is set in summer 1990, but the Q.E.D. report on Sue Ellen's computer screen lists March 22,1989, as the date. The posters in the Clown Dog advertise a circus on Friday April 20th. In 1989, April 20th was not on a Friday. See more
[to Sue Ellen about their mom
Stay away from her, she's in one of her Terminator moods.
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
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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