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Taking Care of Business (1990) Poster

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First film written by J.J. Abrams.
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The Chicago Cubs, the team playing in the World Series in the film had been in the National League playoffs after filming began on this film. They had lost to the San Francisco Giants in 5 games and they would not return to the World Series until 2016 when they finally won after 108 years.
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Jim Belushi is a real life die hard Chicago Cubs fan, who's actually sung "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on numerous occasions in Wrigley Field in honor of late Cubs announcer, Harry Caray .
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J.J. Abrams, who was a writer for this film, makes an appearance as the first passenger on Spencer Barnes' plane towards the beginning of the film (about 16 mins).
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Production title was "Filofax"; however, the word is a registered trademark of the Leeds Filofax Group, and producers could not get permission to use it as the movie's release title.
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In this film James Belushi plays a baseball fan. In "Mr. Destiny (1990)", released two months earlier, he played a baseball player.
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Marjorie Bransfield, Jim Belushi's wife at the time, appears as the Tennis Club Receptionist.
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The car is a 1989 Lotus Esprit, a mid-engined British-built sports car, with a 4 cylinder turbo.
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This film features two stars from Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) : John de Lancie (who played Q) and Gates McFadden (who played Dr. Beverly Crusher)
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First Baseman Mark Grace and Pitcher Bert Blyleven, who make cameos in the film actually played in the Major Leagues for the Chicago Cubs and California, now Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
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Joe Torre featured as one of the sports commentators in the film, would become the manager of the New York Yankees, who have won four World Championships under his reign.
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