Trivia / Mac and Me

  • Big Name Fan: "Fan" may not be the right word here, but Paul Rudd has been a significant factor in bringing the film to public attention through constantly airing a clip of the "wheelchair scene" as a Running Gag on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and later on Conan.
  • Box Office Bomb: Budget, Unknown. Box office, $6,424,112
  • Creator Killer: Everyone on the movie except director Stewart Raffill and Alan Silvestri.
  • Disabled Character, Disabled Actor: The actor who plays Eric is Jade Calegory, who uses a wheelchair in real life himself. Prior to Mac and Me, Jade Calegory was a former spokesman for the Easter Seals charity for the disabled.
  • Stillborn Franchise: Its reception and reputation have guaranteed that these guys won't be "back" in any sequel any time soon.

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