Japanese investors buy everything in town except the Stratford Inn and convert the town into a giant golf course.
Did You Know?
The final scene was kept a secret from most of the cast and crew until moments before filming it. Only Newhart, director Dick Martin
, the writers and producers knew. A curtain was put in front of the recreated The Bob Newhart Show
(1972) set so the audience would not know the secret right up until the moment of filming. When the curtain was pulled back, the audience immediately recognized the set and reacted wildly. After filming, the audience was asked to keep the secret. See more
Right before Larry, Darryl and Darryl show up, four other former townsfolk show up and are talking to Dick. Right before the townsfolk are done talking to Dick, a boom mic can be seen dipping into the scene for a few minutes, before pulling back up and out of sight. See more
[final lines, Dick wakes up as Bob from 1970s The Bob Newhart Show
I just had had the strangest dream. I just dreamt that I was married to a beautiful blonde and we owned an inn that was going to be turned into a golf club.
[wakes up, turns the light on
That's it, no more shrimp before bed.
[turns light off
[turns light back on, jealous
The MTM kitten's meow was replaced by the two Darryls shouting "QUIET!" See more
References The Ugly American