When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But, when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after?
Tim (Rudd) is a rising executive who "succeeds" in finding the perfect guest, IRS employee Barry (Carell), for his boss's monthly event, a so-called "dinner for idiots," which offers certain advantages to the exec who shows up with the biggest buffoon.Written by
Jeff Dunham, who plays Lewis the Ventriloquist and his "wife" Debbie, is a popular comedian known for his ventriloquism. Debbie, renamed Diane, went on to appear as part of his act in Dunham's Identity Crisis Tour in 2010. See more »
When Barry is showing the mouse to Tim that is crafted to look like Tim as the camera changes back and forth so does Barry's grip on the mouse. See more »
[holds a mouse dressed like Jesus in her hand]
What is this?
That's a... It's a mouse dressed like Jesus. This guy I ran into today, he makes them. He's amazing. He's some kind of artisan.
Really? Are you going to that dinner?
[Julie starts leaving]
Hey, come on.
No, not when you're lying to me.
Julie, Fender invited me.
Fender, as in Fender Financial?
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After the credits, A diorama is displayed of a stuffed mouse sitting in a burnt down house, with Barry heard laughing as he reveals that Fender's company has gone bust with Forbes Magazine naming him the "World's Biggest Loser." See more »
The Viacom Media Networks (VH1, Comedy Central, etc.) version makes two notable changes to the brunch scene:
1. Instead of "I'M WET" the napkin reads "I'M HOT."
2. Barry's echo of Müeller's "Join yourself to her, in the name of love" is absent, presumably because Barry could be interpreted as mocking Müeller's accent. See more »
Not only is it hilarious, it has a great message. To be able to tell a meaningful story about friendship, acceptance and triumph over adversity surrounded by physical comedy and ridiculous characters isn't easy to do. This one nails it!
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