Dustin Diamond's performance in this episode is just dire, and truly some of the worst acting ever to be broadcast on a television. It's clear the producers wanted a quirky kid who could pull funny faces, and weren't bothered that he spends every scene waiting for his cue and switching 'off' the instant he's said his lines. Look at you, the thirty-something adult, shitting all over a twelve year old. It's true, I am a big man.
—Stuart Millard, So Excited, So Scared: The Saved by the Bell Retrospective
He didn't want to harm Nicholas Wilson, who was playing Sir Henry Baskerville. In fact, the bloody dog had fallen in love with Nicholas. Someone had the notion of hiding sausages under the lapels of Nic's dinner jacket, but it was of no use: The dog actually appeared to be blowing kisses at Nic. And then, a member of the camera crew suggested that, 'why didn't we throw Nic at the dog, and then run the film backwards?' Nic Wilson was not amused, but I was. I laughed so much, I hoped that the joke was what I'd been waiting for all these years before I died.
—Tom Baker on The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982)
I dont know about this whole baby thing. It certainly adds a level of complication to the filming! I think it added an interesting storyline, but its also been complicated. How do you involve Scully in the cases theyre investigating to a degree without the audience thinking, Well, wheres the baby and why isnt she home with him? And if she is with the baby the fans are going, We want her out in the field. We dont want her home with the baby.
At the last minute, Bond sees the shark and swims away. Very slowly. And the shark just kind of ambles along after him. Heres a tip for all you burgeoning supervillains: if you want your pet shark to devour your enemy, you might want to make sure its actually hungry first.
AHAHAHAHAHAAAAA! The dog got a better review than James Franco. I almost want to fly to NYC just to see this, because Im sure I would get high off of the smoke coming out of James ears when during curtain call, the crowd stands up and throws bouquets of milk bones at the dog. Heres James Franco, Chris ODowd and Blair Waldorf at the Of Mice and Men after-party and they really kept themselves together as the photographers screamed, 'But wheres THE DOG?!'
—Michael K., "James Franco Is Really Good At Taking Criticism"
Poor Kim Manners. An excellent director left with the unfortunate job of having to make fluffy cats look scary... Worse, Mulder turns his flashlight on the pussy army from hell and they all look as if they would rather be somewhere else. I swear I could see one licking its arse. Ooh scary.