Spies Like Us

Deliberate mistake: When the Russian tosses a grenade toward the wood pile when Fitz-Hume and Millbarge are, Fitz-Hume catches it. Trouble is, he is looking up, as if expecting it, when anyone else would be hunkered down. Then when he tosses the grenade back, it's in a manner that would give it a high arc. Instead, it flies straight into the window of the building.

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Other mistake: When Chevy chase is being filmed cheating on the exam, all the video cameras are on the sidewalls near the roof. But later when they view the footage, the last shot of Chevy copying the answers is from the floor level where no camera was seen in any previous shots. Also what was a floor level camera going to film anyway...everyone's feet?

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Austin Millbarge: They're Afghani freedom fighters! They're on our side! WE'RE americans.

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Trivia: When Dan Aykroyd speaks to the Russian agents, the Russian phrase he says "Menshe ty znayesh, luchshe" translates to "The less you know, the better."

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Question: Dan Aykroyd tricks the Russians into revealing themselves by saying something in Russian. What does he say specifically?

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Answer: According to the IMDb trivia for the film, it's "Чем меньше знаешь, тем лучше." ("Chem men'she znaesh', tem loocheh."), meaning "The less you know, the better."

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