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Shakes the Clown (1991) Poster

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Bobcat Goldthwait and actor Tom Kenny were childhood friends.
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The Iowan metal band Slipknot sampled the line "As soon as that camera is off, he gonna f**k that little dog" in the song "Interloper", on their self-titled debut album.
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"Binky, you ever been kicked in the head by a bull?" Is sampled for the song Goin' South on the album Trashed by the punk band Lagwagon.
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This was the first film Adam Sandler and Blake Clark appeared in together. They would go on to work together in many films.
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Binky the Clown mentions to his friends in the clown bar that he is now the star of a major kid's cartoon show, even though none of the segments shown from his show are animated. Tom Kenney, the actor playing Binky, goes on to become the voice of SpongeBob.
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Colin Quinn was asked to play Stenchy, but turned the role down because he didn't want to wear a dress.
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The shots of the neighborhood in the opening scenes were filmed without permits.
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There were walkouts at this movie's premiere at a charity event.
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Bobcat Goldthwait's daughter Tasha Goldthwait appears as the little girl playing on the lawn around the sprinkler.
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Demi Moore was considered to play Judy.
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The role of Owen Cheese was written with Paul Dooley in mind.
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Binky's make-up was patterned after John Wayne Gacy.
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Included on Esquire's list: "75 Movies Every Man Should See"
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Bobcat Goldthwait and Tim Kazurinsky both appeared in Police Academy 2, 3, and 4.
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Bobcat Goldthwait and Joel Murray both appeared in One Crazy Summer.
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Robin Williams: the mime instructor.
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Florence Henderson: Shakes' one-night stand at the beginning.
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