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(1999)

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Adam Sandler's wife, Jackie Sandler (Jackie Titone), plays the waitress in the bar that gets Julian a root beer (at around 15 mins). This was her first movie with her husband.
Allen Covert has appeared in fourteen Adam Sandler films.
The "Scuba Steve" action figure in this movie is a fictional doll made up by Adam Sandler. "Scuba Steve" is based on a doll that Adam Sandler owned when he was a child, called Diver Dan. Diver Dan can be seen briefly in the intro scenes of another Dennis Dugan film, Problem Child (1990).
Cole and Dylan Sprouse did not actually urinate on the buildings or plants. It was faked with pocket-sized pumps.
Adam Sandler Trademark: Cameo of Steve Buscemi.
Cole Sprouse and Dylan Sprouse both lost baby teeth during production and had to be fitted with temporary replacements. Dylan Sprouse's tooth fell out in the middle of a take. Near the end of the movie, just after entering Hooters for his birthday, Sonny makes a reference to Julian about dealing with a missing tooth (at around 1h 25 mins) while holding Julian, "Hey, You! Still missin' that tooth?").
Adam Sandler provided the voice of the rollerblader who fell over a stick and yells "Goddamn stick!"
Bill Murray and Jack Nicholson were considered for the role of Sonny.
In the courtroom scene, Mr. Brooks' attorney is named Ted Castelucci. This is also the name of the film's composer, Teddy Castellucci.
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Sonny's friend, Mr. Herlihy (the role listed as Old Man in the ending credits), is named after the film's co-writer Tim Herlihy who coincidentally plays the singing kangaroo.
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Arthur Brooks is named after Adam Sandler's producer Brooks Arthur, who produced all of Sandler's albums as well as the score for this movie.
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Based on the evidence given in the movie, Julian's natural mother is named Jan McGrath.
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Working title was "Guy Gets Kid".
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Dennis Dugan:  the guy unprepared for Halloween (at around 40 mins) and, on the television, behind Columbo (at around 13 mins).
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