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(1988)

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This movie was reportedly based on the real-life experiences of its writers, former Second City troupe members and WKRP in Cincinnati writers Steven Kampmann and William Porter.
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The opposing pitcher in the final game was former major leaguer Wally Joyner.
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The beach house scenes were shot at the same place as the famous "shrinkege" episode on the television series Seinfeld (1989).
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In one of the flashbacks, Jodie Foster's character says she is 16 years old. Foster was ten years older than that when she made the film.
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One of the film's shooting locations is Chestnut Hill Academy, a school near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which Steven Kampmann is a graduate of. Thacher Goodwin, who plays the young Billy Wyatt, was a student in 5th grade there at the time.
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Warner Bros. green-lit the movie after Herman Raucher denied them the rights to remake Summer of '42 (1971).
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Although prominently billed in the film's advertising, Jodie Foster only appears in a supporting role which amounts to just about 30 minutes of screen time.
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A young Jodie Foster had several scenes with David Janssen in Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974), the TV pilot for Janssen's last series, Harry O (1973). Here, David Janssen's widow Dani Crayne has a bit part at the beginning of the movie.
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The two leading actors (Jodie Foster & Mark Harmon) never have a scene together.
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