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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Fletcher tells Max that he got tickets to a ProfessionalWrestling show that featured Wrestling/RickRude and Wrestling/RandySavage in the main event. Not only were the two signed to different promotions at the time ({{Wrestling/WW|E}}F and Wrestling/{{WCW}} respectively), but Rude retired from in-ring work in 1994, three years before the film's release. Of course, it might be justified given Fletcher's character.


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* DyingForYourArt: Fletcher kicking his own ass in the bathroom? That's Creator/JimCarrey actually hurting himself.

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* DyingForYourArt: DyeingForYourArt: Fletcher kicking his own ass in the bathroom? That's Creator/JimCarrey actually hurting himself.


* DyingForYourArt: Fletcher kicking his own ass in the bathroom? That's Creator/JimCarrey actually hurting himself.



* MethodActing: The scene where Fletcher beats himself up in the bathroom was Creator/JimCarrey genuinely doing just that.

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* MethodActing: The scene where Fletcher beats himself up in the bathroom was Creator/JimCarrey genuinely doing just that.MethodActing: .


* ActorAllusion:
--> '''Max:''' If I keep making this face *makes silly face* will it be stuck that way?
--> '''Fletcher:''' Uh-uh, in fact [[SelfDeprecation some people make a good living that way]].

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* ActorAllusion:
--> '''Max:''' If I keep making
ActorInspiredElement: According to an interview with Creator/JimCarrey, he says that the gag of Fletcher chasing his son as "The Claw" was something Carrey's father did to him and his siblings. He also came up with the idea for the closing scene. He woke Tom Shadyac up in the middle of the night to tell him about it.
* DeletedRole: Randall 'Tex' Cobb, has a cameo in
this face *makes silly face* will it be stuck that way?
--> '''Fletcher:''' Uh-uh,
movie talking about returning a jacket he had borrowed from Fletcher. He also had a whole character in fact [[SelfDeprecation some people make a good living that way]].the movie but the scene was later deleted.



* MethodActing: The scene where Fletcher beats himself up in the bathroom was Jim Carrey genuinely doing just that.

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* MethodActing: The scene where Fletcher beats himself up in the bathroom was Jim Carrey Creator/JimCarrey genuinely doing just that.that.
* MissingTrailerScene: One trailer included moments from a deleted opening scene in which Fletcher unscrupulously defends an obviously guilty Mr. Skull against a terrified old man in court.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/SteveMartin and Creator/HughGrant were both considered for the lead role.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Creator/SteveMartin and Creator/HughGrant were both considered for the lead role.role. At one point, it was going to be made by Creator/{{Disney}} and star Creator/GoldieHawn.
** The script wasn't always about a lawyer. Fletcher was almost a politician or real estate agent.
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* DawsonCasting: Creator/JenniferTilly, who was 38 years old at the time, played the over-21-years-younger minor Samantha Cole.


--> '''Fletcher:''' Uh-uh, in fact [[SelfDeprecation some people make a good living that way.]]

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--> '''Fletcher:''' Uh-uh, in fact [[SelfDeprecation some people make a good living that way.]]way]].
* DawsonCasting: Creator/JenniferTilly, who was 38 years old at the time, played the over-21-years-younger minor Samantha Cole.
* DeletedScene: The deleted scene shows Fletcher in court, managing to convince an entire jury that a thug who robbed an old man and assaulted a female officer was the real victim in the whole fiasco. The scene was cut likely because the filmmakers feared it would make Fletcher too unlikable, though some have pointed out that we actually get to see how great of a lawyer he actually is, rather than just hear about it.



* DeletedScene: The deleted scene shows Fletcher in court, managing to convince an entire jury that a thug who robbed an old man and assaulted a female officer, was the real victim in the whole fiasco. The scene was cut likely because the filmmakers feared it would make Fletcher too unlikable, though some have pointed out that we actually get to see how great of a lawyer he actually is, rather than just hear about it.

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* MethodActing: The scene where Fletcher beats himself up in the bathroom was Jim Carrey genuinely doing just that.


* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Samantha Cole is, to be perfectly honest, a complete and total bitch. Creator/JenniferTilly, on the other hand, is '''much''' more pleasant and friendly in real life.


** Just like some other Robin Hoods.

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* UncreditedRole: Creator/JuddApatow was an uncredited script doctor for the screenplay.


* FakeAmerican: British Cary Elwes as Jerry does a pretty convincing American accent.

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* FakeAmerican: British Cary Elwes Creator/CaryElwes as Jerry does a pretty convincing American accent.



* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Samantha Cole is, to be perfectly honest, a complete and total bitch. Jennifer Tilly, on the other hand, is '''much''' more pleasant and friendly in real life.

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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Samantha Cole is, to be perfectly honest, a complete and total bitch. Jennifer Tilly, Creator/JenniferTilly, on the other hand, is '''much''' more pleasant and friendly in real life.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/SteveMartin was considered for the lead role.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/SteveMartin was and Creator/HughGrant were both considered for the lead role.

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* InMemoriam: The film was dedicated to Jason Bernard, who played Judge Marshall Stevens. Bernard died of a heart attack shortly after filming had finished.

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** Just like some other Robin Hoods.

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