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Better Off Dead Bloopers & Goofs

AKA:
Better Off Dead Picture
1985
Even the suicide attempts are doomed to failure.
See the goofs, blunders and plain ole mistakes in the 1985 Comedy movie starring John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby et al.
In one of the ski sequences, Stalin comes down K-12 in bright sun. When he gets to the bottom, it's overcast and snowing.
Contributed by: Henry Bradley
During one of the ski scenes Lane is wearing both a jacket and a vest during the same run down the hill.
At the end of the movie, when Lane is fighting Ricky with ski poles, he throws one down to fight. When he wins, he leaves without them.
Contributed by: Sam
As Lane drives off in the Camaro with Monique he does not have his skis. Later you see the skis on the ski rack as they pan back from the Dodger stadium shot. Also in the shot you see the paper boy's bicycle tracks in the infield. They obviously shot that scene or practised it several times since there are about 6-7 tracks visible in the grass and infield.
Contributed by: Michael Burr
When Lane comes out of the house and Monique is working on his car, several major engine parts can be seen before she starts it. Alternator, water pump, and distributor, all of which are needed for the car to run!
Contributed by: Phil Catalfamo
The "No Parking" sign that Monique is throwing lemons at should be facing the other direction. She should be hitting the sign from the back, not the front.
When Lane Myer is in the bathroom getting ready for his date with Joanne Greenwald, (the girl with the big antenna on her face), you can see TWO!! Spray streams of deodorant. Lane starts spraying his left underarm, but then notice that another stream of deodorant starts from the lower right side of the screen. He also drops his arm slightly making the other stream of deodorant more noticeable.
Contributed by: Samantha Ingolia
when Monique and Lane go "back to basics" at the end of the movie, you can see the skis of the camera man, his powder trail and his shadow.
Contributed by: Al
When Lane and Roy race at the end, they have a staggered start and the cronies with the stopwatches time Lane and Roy individually. However, at the end of the race Roy finishes a split second after Lane. If Roy was quicker down the K-12, in theory didn't he win, thus nullifying the whole movie?
When Lane explains to Monique the history of the chinese brothers with whom he races. In preperation for the race one of the brother's girlfriends puts her helmet on backwards.
After Lane discovers his binding is broken, he skis off down the hill being chased by the paperboy, but somehow miraculously ends up at the summit, also being chased by the paperboy. Did they magically ski uphill?????
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