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Factual error: During the opening scene, a silver TV from the late 90's/early 00's is in the living room/dining room area. (00:02:10)

Factual error: Nivea Soft Cream is on the shelves at the chemist - this did not exist in 1989.

Factual error: Eddie specifically tells the gang not to take his mom's "Delicious Deals" snacks because his mom loves them. But Delicious Deals are made by Mrs. Freshley, a company that was not founded until 1994. The boxes used in the movie even include the modern design that can be found today in most Dollar Tree stores. (00:23:00)

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Factual error: Bill is holding a Lego turtle and drops it on the floor, then you see a closeup on the parts. Green Lego bricks were not commercially available before 1996 and lime green Lego was not available before 2003. (00:56:20)

Factual error: Police cars are shown with red and blue lights. Police cars in Maine only display blue lights.

Factual error: When Stanley is at synagogue practicing for his Bar Mitzvah, and the Rabbi tells him to close the book, he does so - and a clear shot of the book cover from Stanley's left shows that the book (in Hebrew) is upside down. Hebrew books read right to left - the cover should be on Stanley's right, right side up.

Factual error: At the pharmacy on the shelf is Olay. It wasn't called that until 1999. It was Oil of Olay in 1989. (00:37:30)

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Factual error: During the rock fight, Richie calls Henry Bowers a "mullet wearing a**hole." The term "mullet" wasn't coined until 1994 by the Beastie Boys in the song "Mullet Head." (01:07:15)

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Factual error: This film is set in Maine (USA), but the war memorial shown is obviously Canadian; this is evidenced by the phrase "for King and country" engraved upon it.

zendaddy621

Factual error: When a train is passing on the bridge, it has modern containers. The type of car hauling it is also one from the modern era.

trainmaster247

Factual error: Ben's headphones look like 1995 plastic models and not 1989 style.

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