PG-13 | | Comedy
Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust.
Christina Applegate gained almost 10 pounds to play a 17-year-old teenager. She lost all of that weight soon after filming ended to continue her role on Married with Children (1986).
I'd respect your privacy more if you weren't so secretive.
Sue Ellen "Swell" Crandell: Well I'd tell you more if you didn't want to know so much.
When Sue Ellen asks Kenny to turn the music down, she says "When are you going to start helping me, you lazy little punk?", but mouths the word "prick". Director Stephen Herek wanted to avoid any chance of the movie getting an R rating, so he had the line dubbed.
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".
The film is not distributed by Warner Bros. in the UK and, as such, has a black screen replacing the WB logo at the beginning of the film.