PG-13 | | Comedy
Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust.
John Landis was the first choice to direct this film. But he turned it down as the story didn't interest him. John Hughes was also asked to direct, but he turned it down because he only directed scripts that he wrote himself. Hughes was also trying to distance himself ... ...
Sue Ellen "Swell" Crandell:
I feel so guilty, I should've been nicer.
Kenny Crandell: Yeah, she was a great baby sitter.
When Sue Ellen goes to send a fax, the fax machine only has a power cable connected. The empty phone jacks, where cables should go, are clearly visible.
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".
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