Directed by: Dennis Dugan
Starring: Bob Nelson, George De La Pena, John Turturro, Mel Smith, Nancy Marchand
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Volare: Do you realise what I was doing at the age of seven?Roland T. Flakfizer: I can imagine and you must be thankful you didn't go blind.Volare: I was dancing professionally.Roland T. Flakfizer: Whatever you call it. Flogging the carrot, polishing the cuestick, choking the chicken, clearing the snorkel.
When Jacques attaches the bungee cord from the cocktail cart to Lazlo's pants, Lazlo takes a step forward and the cocktail cart snaps after him causing a terrible ruckus, however the bottles on the cart mysteriously empty before the collision, and none of them move. They are obviously glued to the cart.
The film was originally shot under the title "Lame Ducks" (hence the animated duck in the movie's title sequence), and studio Paramount was going to give it a tremendous marketing push, hopeful that it would kick-start an ongoing comedy series. However, the Zucker Brothers, who were the main producers of the film, had a falling out with Paramount and left the studio during post-production. Paramount purposely sabotaged the film's marketing and changed the title in a bid for retribution. It bombed at the box office, but thankfully subsequently made a profit on home video as a sleeper-hit thanks to positive word-of-mouth.