Carol got into a minor fender bender, with Marcia, Bobby and Cindy in the car at the time of the accident. It occurred in the supermarket parking lot. According to Carol, she was backing out of her stall. Another car driven by Harry Duggan was backing out of its stall across the aisle, he without looking and after she had started backing out when he hit her. Since both cars sustained about the same amount of damage - a dented fender apiece - Mr. Duggan and Carol decided to fix their own cars and leave it at that. However, Mr. Duggan later recants, stating that his car requires major repairs and that the accident was Carol's fault. He threatens to sue unless Carol pays for the damages. The problem for Carol is that Marcia, Bobby and Cindy, as witnesses, can't agree if Carol's story is indeed accurate. The four people in Carol's car have to figure out if Carol was indeed at fault, and if not how to prove that Mr. Duggan's increasingly elevated sense of injustice against him is a total ... Written by
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The station wagon seen turning into the driveway in the establisher shot is clearly a different car than the one that stops in the driveway. The establisher is a 1969 Plymouth, and the one seen in the closeup is a '72 Plymouth. Also, the vehicle in the wide shot doesn't have the rear right fender damage of the one in the closeup. This damage is a key element in the plot. See more