PG-13 | | Comedy
Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust.
Griffin Dunne was considered for the role of Gus, but due to him shooting My Girl (1991), he was unavailable.
Why don't you go on home, have a glass of wine and put some cucumber slices on your eyes, you'll feel much better.
Sue Ellen "Swell" Crandell: Well, I'm all out of cucumbers.
Rose Lindsey: Sue Ellen, every girl over twenty-five should have a cucumber in the house.
When Sue Ellen arrives at the hospital after Walter breaks his leg, he has already been treated. When she arrives she tells them that she is his mother, and never does any paperwork. Outside of life-threatening situations, minors can not get health care without parental permission.
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.