Continuity mistake: Dickie is finally convinced to take off his gloves for good later in the movie. But not long before this scene when Dickie is making fun of the bullies at school, he has no gloves on the entire time.
Dickie Roberts used to be the lead star of the television show "The Glimmer Gang" when he was 6 years old. The show got cancelled, and now he's a valet. After hearing about Rob Reiner's new film, he auditions for the part, but Rob won't give it to him, since he hasn't had a proper childhood.
So, Dickie puts an advert in the paper, and The Finney's offer to let him stay for a while and go through Operation "Re-Do Childhood".
Trivia: Wham-O, Inc. sued the film company for featuring its Slip 'N Slide toy without its consent.
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