Dr. Dolittle

Trivia: Eddie Murphy had a big problem while working on this movie: He is very squeamish about most animals. It is even so serious that he flatly refused to do a scene involving an alligator. Hence, most shots with animals were done via blue-screen technique.

Trivia: The scene where Dr Dolittle awakes to find the guinea pig in the bed with him looks like an homage to the horse's head scene in The Godfather. The way he screams, and the way the camera cuts to an external shot, is an exact copy.

Nick

New this month Trivia: In the background at the circus, a two-headed llama can briefly be seen walking around. This is a reference to the original Dr. Dolittle story, which featured a two-headed llama called the "Pushmi-Pullyu."

TedStixon

Trivia: Archer Dolittle's name is never spoken in the film. It is only mentioned in the end credits.

Continuity mistake: When he has the accident after hitting the dog, there is a big very noticeable dent in his truck. After he leaves the camp place it is gone and never seen again.

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Squirrel #1: ...Bagel chips.
Squirrel #2: Back off, or you'll find your nuts in a tree.
Squirrel #1: Ow! Where's the love?

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