Are Nedry’s JURASSIC PARK Outfits a GOONIES Easter Egg?

Easter eggs are everywhere in films and television, and just like real Easter eggs, they’re usually all eventually found. Or in the case of Rick and Morty, occasionally heard. But, again, like the real deal, some eggs are so camouflaged that they aren’t found until years later, when their aged chocolate innards are stepped on by whoever is mowing the lawn. Or in the case of Jurassic Park, when somebody randomly notices a pattern in the clothing worn by Dennis Nedry and the cast of The Goonies.

Seriously, does this pattern belong in conspiracy territory like Elon Musk’s thoughts on underpants and capitalism, or was this intentional?

Twitter user Shawn Robare, who is, according to his bio, “Just a guy who remembers what it’s like to be a kid,” was the one to spot the correlation in outfits between Dennis Nedry and the kids in The Goonies–specifically Mikey, Mouth, and Chunk. Though Redditor shadewfb pointed it out as well. Both Nedry and those three characters wore strikingly similar outfits, and when you take into consideration the fact that Steven Spielberg directed Jurassic Park and wrote the story for The Goonies, maybe the idea that this is a faint wisp of an Easter egg isn’t so crazy. Perhaps it was even done on a subconscious level?

Robare reached out to Wayne Knight, the actor who played Nedry as well as… Newman… to confirm the possibility of an extraordinarily subtle connection between the two wardrobes, but as of the time of this writing, there still hasn’t been a response. Hopefully somebody from Jurassic Park comes out to either confirm or deny this incredible coincidence, although it’ll probably be a long time holding on to our butts waiting for that to happen.

What do you think about this incredible clothing coincidence between Nedry and the kids from The Goonies? Could this possibly have been Spielberg’s doing, or is the very idea total insanity? Give us your thoughts in the comments below!

Images: Universal Pictures, Giphy

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