Trivia: 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.
Continuity mistake: When Flakfizer and Rocco are trading parts of the "contract", it is quite obvious they used different pieces of paper for different takes. When the paper is first torn in half, it is torn very neatly down the center. When they "divide Jaque's salary" you can see that the halves they each have are not neat down the center.
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.
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