A Fish Called Wanda

Trivia: John Cleese's character name, Archie Leach, was Cary Grant's real name (Archibald Leach). John named his character himself as a tribute because they were born in towns near to each other.

Tiffany Fife

Trivia: The actress who played Archie's daughter Portia is also John Cleese's real-life daughter.

Trivia: The real name of the actor who plays Georges Thomason in the film is Tom Georgeson. His character name was definitely a play on his real name.

MCKD

Trivia: The 'chips up the nostrils' scene was deleted from some American television stations as it was deemed as insensitive to individuals with mental impairments.

Plot hole: Shortly after the robbery, Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Curtis get together in a little flat and Kline calls the police from a landline to tell them who committed the robbery. In England this would immediately lead the police to the flat from which the call was made, and the person reporting the robbery would be the first person the police would want to find and speak to. Otto has handed it to them on a plate. (00:12:29)

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Otto: Asshole.

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