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Trivia: Bio-Dome
  • Executive Meddling: According to some sources, Bio-Dome was a serious movie about survival in a bio-dome. Then executives decided for the film to make money, it had to become Totally Radical. To say that it failed miserably is an Understatement.
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  • Old Shame: Kylie Minogue claims this is the only thing she's done that her father ridicules her for. Just for some perspective, Minogue was in Street Fighter!
    • Subverted with Stephen Baldwin. After he became born again after 9/11, he said Bio-Dome was a lesson by God. Whatever that lesson was, however, didn't stop him from trying to get Bio-Dome 2 made.
  • Star-Derailing Role: Stephen Baldwin's star was rising after being in The Usual Suspects. Then he did this movie. Also doubles as an Old Shame.
    Instead of playing by the rules I agreed to be in a movie called Bio-Dome with Pauly Shore. Some of the people representing me told me to hold off on the picture even though the studio was offering me a ton of money. Instead of listening to them I read the script and nearly wet myself laughing over what I could do with the part. At the time Pauly Shore was hot, he was funny and I thought we world work well together.
    • After Baldwin became born again, he decided it was God's will that he do Bio-Dome and destroy his career in order to get him out of his free-wheeling lifestyle.
    I can honestly say that part of God's plan for my life was for me to ignore the advice of my managers and make a movie that was universally panned by the critics. Yes, God wanted me to star in a film about two brainless slackers who spend their days watching television, making out with their girlfriends, and drinking large quantities of various substances… The film was brainless and pointless and hilarious and God wanted me to make it. I didn't think like that at the time. Making Bio-Dome played right into my usual, let's have a good time attitude. God had other plans, I just didn't know it at the time.
    • Bio-Dome was also the low point of Pauly Shore's acting career, following the relative highs of films like Encino Man and Son-in-Law.
  • What Could Have Been: Supposedly, this was supposed to be a Bill & Ted movie. Bill & Ted actor Alex Winter denies this.

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