The 40 Year Old Virgin

Trivia: For Andy to get rid of the Teen Wolf look, actor Steve Carell's chest hair is really waxed by an actress, who is a non-professional waxer. Because there would only be one take of this disturbingly amusing scene, they set up five cameras - one on his 'friends', one over Andy, one on the waxer, one for wide shots, and one for close-ups of his chest. This scene was not scripted, so when the waxer laughs and Andy's friends are totally cracking up it was for real. Though it was strongly suggested to Steve to first trim his chest hair or to take a pain reliever before the taping, he refused, wanting to have the full cringe-effect caught on tape. In one close-up a bit of blood is actually seen bleeding up to the surface - it is not CGI. It took about seven weeks for his hair to grow back, much to chagrin of his wife, who wasn't crazy about his 'chest smiley'.

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Trivia: The woman teaching the class at the clinic is Steve Carrels real wife. It seems that she is in a lot of things with him because also had a recurring part in Steve Carrel's show "The Office"

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Trivia: Over 1 million feet of film was shot during production due to all the extra takes and improvising by the cast. The somewhat rare number was reached on the last day of principal photography. The film company shipped champagne to the set for them to celebrate.

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Trivia: The "vomit" that Nicky throws up on Andy is actually just yogurt.

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Continuity mistake: When the drunk girl that Andy picks up at the bar throws up on him in the car, only a little hits his face. When they cut to a close-up, his head and face are drenched in pink vomit.

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