Actor Allusion: The Amish couple is played by Alexander Godunov and Kelly McGillis, a reference to their roles in .
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Completely Different Title:
The Perfect Child (Denmark)
Parents Wanted (Italy/Greece)
Home, Sweet Home (Israel)
The Guardian Angel (Brazil)
Talk About Mischief (Sweden)
Creator Killer: The career of Rob Reiner as a director has never recovered from this cinematic fiasco, which is pretty amazing considering his string of classics in the 1980s.
Doing It for the Art: Reiner wanted to create a touching, personal fable; his very own .
The Wizard of Oz Hey, It's That Voice!: Governor Ho and Mrs. Ho, the Hawaiian parents, are played by Keone Young and Lauren Tom, who you might have heard in such cartoons as and Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi respectively. They were even in one show together, Kids Next Door .
American Dragon Jake Long Magnum Opus Dissonance: As stated under Doing It for the Art, this was supposed to be Reiner's equivalent to . The Wizard of Oz It wasn't. To add insult to injury, many pointed out Reiner had already made his equivalent to The Wizard Of Oz several years earlier.