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Question: I live in the UK and I was watching this movie when it was broadcasted on T.V. When Harry is trying to fix Mary's toilet I could have sworn I saw Harry literally rip the toilet off the floor and tip the contents out the window and yet I have never seen this on the video or DVD. Could I just have been imagining it or does it have something to do with the American version?

Answer: This is a scene that was cut from the theatrical release of the film, but is present in the extended cut and some international DVD versions.

Question: What is the trailer both were watching on TV while they were having some snacks in bed in the Aspen hotel room?

New this month Answer: It was a commercial for Pacific Bell. A telephone company.

Question: What kind of bike do Harry and Lloyd ride in the film?

Answer: Looks like a Rupp mini-bike manufactured in the late '60's in the U.S.A.

Question: When Mary and Lloyd are in the hotel room, and Nicholas knocks on the door, Lloyd goes to answer and says "Hi, we have plenty of towels thanks". The thing I don't understand is why Mary comes up behind Lloyd a few seconds after he has started speaking with a shocked look on her face. She didn't know Nicholas was at the door, so why the shock and also why did she follow Lloyd to the door?

Answer: Simple curiosity made her follow Lloyd. Her surprise at seeing Nicholas was purely because she wasn't expecting to see him, she didn't know at that time that he was one of the bad guys and as far as she knew, there was no need for him to be there.

Question: It's never shown or explained in the movie, so does someone know why Bobby (Mary's husband) was kidnapped and why Nicholas was behind it?

Answer: If I recall correctly, Mary and Bobby's family is very wealthy. Knowing this, Nicholas, a family acquaintance, betrays them and has Bobby kidnapped for a ransom, meanwhile Nicholas is in close contact with Mary urging her to meet the kidnapper's demands for the safety of her husband.

Question: I heard that the famous scene where Jim Carrey makes "the most annoying sound in the world" was an ad lib. Any truth to this?

Answer: Apparently yes, he ad-libbed that line. There were a few other instances in the film where he supposedly adlibbed including the man on the moon line, and when he eats the condiments after eating the chillis.

Question: What is the name of the song that is playing during the opening credits?

Answer: It's called Boomshakalaka, by Apache Indian.

Question: This is proberbly an American thing, but when Lloyd and Harry are in the diner, they say to the waitress, "Excuse me, Flo" and crack up laughing. Why???

Answer: Flo was a saucy waitress at Mel's Diner in the TV sitcom, "Alice". She was played by Polly Holliday. Jay references her in "Chasing Amy" as well.

Question: Which model of car were Harry and Lloyd driving in Aspen? I think it's a really cool one.

Answer: It's a Lamborghini Diablo.

Question: They stop at a restaurant called 'Dante's Inferno', hottest food east of the Mississippi.' Is this a real place? Where is it?

Answer: In this link there is something about a restaurant called Dante's Inferno. If you look at the map, you can see that it lies on the 191. It lies in Montana, but I'm not sure that it is the same restaurant. http://chefmoz.org/United_States/MT/Big_Sky/Dante's_Inferno1029620067.html

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Quotes

Harry: Why would she have you meet her in a bar at 10 in the morning?
Lloyd: I just figured she was a raging alcoholic!

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Mistakes

At the beginning of the movie, Harry's van has bucket seats, yet later on when the "gas-man" rides along, he is sitting on a bench seat in-between Harry and Lloyd.

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Trivia

I think that this may be an in-joke. If Mary Swanson had chosen Lloyd instead of her fiancee and married him she would become Mary Christmas.

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