Talk Radio

Talk Radio (1988)

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Deliberate mistake: When Barry is on the phone with Kent for the 2nd time (right before Barry invites Kent to the station), we see Dan (Alec Baldwin) in the booth trying to get Barry to hang up on Kent. Dan holds up a sign that says "dump HIM." Problem is, we are looking at a reflection of the sign, so the sign was actually written backwards, as a mirror image.

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Continuity mistake: Dan is talking to Barry about how he is the boss. In one shot, Barry is looking down with his eyes wide open. In the next immediate shot, which is wider, his eyes are closed.

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Stu: Barry and I worked together for over seven years and whenever you threatened him over the air, man he would stick it right back in your face. It was like his dick was flapping in the wind and he'd like to see if he could get an erection. The guy had a little dick but he liked to flap it out there. Then they cut it off, so now he's dead. I don't know if you understand my analogy but it's the clearest one I can make.

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Trivia: On the second night of the show, Kent calls back. He chats with Barry, then asks to come to the station. The very next caller is a guy named Joe, who says that Kent "needs a good bust in the chops." Joe also threatens to come to the station with harmful intent. Both callers are portrayed by the same actor.

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