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* CreatorBreakdown: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.



* RealitySubtext[=/=]WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Five years before playing a married couple in ''Film/HomeAlone'', Creator/CatherineOHara and John Heard are in this film, and they both end up in the mob chasing Paul (and there's a brief shot of them talking to each other).
** And of course Creator/CheechAndChong as the burglars.

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* RealitySubtext[=/=]WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Five years before playing a married couple in ''Film/HomeAlone'', Creator/CatherineOHara and John Heard are in this film, and they both end up in the mob chasing Paul (and there's a brief shot of them talking to each other).
** And of course
ThoseTwoActors: Creator/CheechAndChong as the burglars.



** Creator/TimBurton was the second choice for director after the producers saw ''Vincent'' (1982). When Creator/MartinScorsese became available after production delays on ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'', Burton, according to Griffin Dunne, gracefully bowed out of the project, saying he didn't want to stand in the way of Scorsese.

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** Creator/TimBurton was the second choice for director after the producers saw ''Vincent'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Vincent}}'' (1982). When Creator/MartinScorsese became available after production delays on ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'', Burton, according to Griffin Dunne, gracefully bowed out of the project, saying he didn't want to stand in the way of Scorsese.



* MissingEpisode: Before firing most of the cast, a SeriesFinale was filmed. However, ''Cracked'' has elected not to release it as part of its attempt to keep the firings quiet.
* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shows That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.

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* MissingEpisode: Before firing most of the cast, a SeriesFinale was filmed. However, ''Cracked'' ''Website/{{Cracked}}'' has elected not to release it as part of its attempt to keep the firings quiet.
* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shows That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.----


* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.

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* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes Shows That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.


* BillingDisplacement: Third-billed Verna Bloom does not appear until about the 1:23:00 mark.



** Many ideas were considered for the film's ending. One idea that made it to the storyboard stage had Paul crawling into June's womb to hide from the angry mob, with June giving "birth" to him on the West Side Highway.





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\n* WorkingTitle: ''Lies'', ''A Night in Soho''.



* ActorAllusion: Julie, played by Teri Garr, dancing to "Last Train to Clarksville" and enthusing over Music/TheMonkees. One of Garr's early film appearances was in the Monkee movie ''{{Film/Head}}''. The clip of Julie [[AscendedMeme was part of the opening video montage played during the 2013 Monkees reunion concert tour]].
* RealitySubtext / WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.

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* ActorAllusion: Julie, played by Teri Garr, dancing MethodActing: Creator/MartinScorsese told Griffin Dunne to "Last Train to Clarksville" refrain from sex and enthusing over Music/TheMonkees. One of Garr's early film appearances was in the Monkee movie ''{{Film/Head}}''. The clip of Julie [[AscendedMeme was part of the opening video montage played sleep during the 2013 Monkees reunion concert tour]].
filming in order to get a more realistic feeling of paranoia.
* RealitySubtext / WriteWhatYouKnow: RealitySubtext[=/=]WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.




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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/TimBurton was the second choice for director after the producers saw ''Vincent'' (1982). When Creator/MartinScorsese became available after production delays on ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'', Burton, according to Griffin Dunne, gracefully bowed out of the project, saying he didn't want to stand in the way of Scorsese.
** Creator/LorraineBracco was considered for a role.


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* MissingEpisode: Before firing most of the cast, a SeriesFinale was filmed. However, ''Cracked'' has elected not to release it as part of its attempt to keep the firings quiet.

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* ActorAllusion: Julie, played by Teri Garr, dancing to "Last Train to Clarksville" and enthusing over Music/TheMonkees. One of Garr's early film appearances was in the Monkee movie ''{{Film/Head}}''. The clip of Julie [[AscendedMeme was part of the opening video montage played during the 2013 Monkees reunion concert tour]].



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* ThoseTwoActors:
** Five years before playing a married couple in ''Film/HomeAlone'', Creator/CatherineOHara and John Heard are in this film, and they both end up in the mob chasing Paul (and there's a brief shot of them talking to each other).
** And of course Creator/CheechAndChong as the burglars.


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* RealitySubtext / WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.

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* RealitySubtext / WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.
''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** ''[[Film/AnAmericanWerewolfInLondon Jack?]]''
** And Creator/CheechAndChong as Neil and Pepe, respectively.
** Hey, it's the parents from ''HomeAlone''!



* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The artist for Michael's head is the ''Webcomic/{{Subnormality}}'' guy!

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* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The artist for Michael's head is the ''Webcomic/{{Subnormality}}'' guy!
humans.



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* RealitySubtext / WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/MartinScorsese has said that Paul's mounting frustration and failure was a reflection of his own state of mind following the studio's recent cancellation of his dream project, which would later become ''TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.


** And CheechAndChong as Neil and Pepe, respectively.

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** And CheechAndChong Creator/CheechAndChong as Neil and Pepe, respectively.


** The artist for Michael's head is the ''{{Subnormality}}'' guy!

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** The artist for Michael's head is the ''{{Subnormality}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Subnormality}}'' guy!


* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.

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* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''AnonymousRex'', ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.


* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.

to:

* From "The Only 8 Types of TV Shoes That Ever Get Made": Michael probably didn't know this when he suggested it, but there actually ''is'' a "Detective Dinosaur" series out there. It's a book series called ''AnonymousRex'', and it's about a Velociraptor working as a PrivateDetective in LA--in a world where dinosaurs have survived into the present day, and use holograms to disguise themselves and live among humans.humans.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The artist for Michael's head is the ''{{Subnormality}}'' guy!

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