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The film marks the twentieth anniversary of Ben and Jerry Stiller working in a film together. Their first appearance was in the John Cusack comedy-adventure, Hot Pursuit (1987), in which they played father and son villains.
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Roy Jenkins (Buzz) and Stephanie Courtney (Gayla) are famous spokespeople for auto insurance commercials: Jenkins as "Jerry" for State Farm, and Courtney as "Flo" for Progressive.
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Eddie's father, Doc, is played by Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller's father in real-life.
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Jason Bateman and Amy Poehler were originally cast as the leads, when James Bobin was signed on to direct the film, replacing Barry Sonnenfeld.
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Some names for the film pitched by TitleDoctors to the studio are "Mrs. Right Now," "Unintentionally Yours," and "Damned If I Do".
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During the drive and the arrival, Eddie (Ben Stiller) is wearing a Jack Johnson shirt. Ben Stiller was in Jack Johnson's video for the song "Taylor."
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Second Farrelly Brothers movie to feature Ben Stiller sharing a joint with a female lead character, while having a deep conversation. The other movie was There's Something About Mary (1998).
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Malin Akerman sings Rapture by Blondie in the car ride to Mexico. Malin later portrayed Debbie Harry of Blondie in CBGB (2013).
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Stephanie Courtney portrays "Flo" in the Progressive insurance commercials. Polly Holliday portrayed "Florence Jean Casselberry" (Flo) in the long running television series Alice (1976).
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In some areas, release prints were delivered to theaters with the fake title "Cork".
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Ben Stiller's name in the film is Eddie Cantrow. This is a throwback to the 1972 film in which the lead character's (Charles Grodin) name was Lenny Cantrow.
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Release prints were shipped to some theaters under the fake title "Hansel". Hansel is a character in Zoolander (2001).
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In the drinking scene, where Eddie is introduced to Miranda's family, the Progressive insurance spokeswoman "Flo" is sitting across from Polly Holiday, who played "Flo" on the television series Alice (1976).
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One of two Ben Stiller movies in which he sings "Space Oddity" by David Bowie. The other is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).
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Eddie and Miranda come back from their fun date singing "Ashes to Ashes" by David Bowie. Not only does car singing annoy Eddie, but he is happily singing along with Miranda to Lyla's favorite singer (remember the underwear).
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