30 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Iconic Comedy Movies And TV Shows

30 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Iconic Comedy Movies And TV Shows

There’s nothing quite like a good chuckle, and comedy films are among the best ways to tickle our funny bones as well as satisfy our thirst for deep, hearty entertainment.

Jon Heder fractured his foot while training for his performance in Blades of Glory, truly the strongest ice skating film of all time. Heder came down in the snow with a hairline break just 5 days before the movie was set to shoot, and filming was postponed for 3 months. It turned out to be a mixed blessing for the film directors since it allowed them to finish their absurd scenes.

We'd gladly pay good money to see Will Ferrell and John C. Riley practice driving NASCAR race cars. Ferrell was ready to give up after one terrifying lap on the track, but Riley insisted on them not being "wusses" and continuing to practice. 

More on that, as well as 29 other behind-the-scenes details about beloved comedy classics, can be found here:

BEHIND-THE-SCENESFACTS Learning to drive a race car is TERRIFYING wonder TALLADEGA NIGHTS CRACKED.COM THE BALLAD OF RICKY Bobby After a single scary lap at racing speeds, Ferrell and McKay were ready to call it a day. Reilly insisted they keep going: Guys, we can't be wusses here. We can't make a NASCAR movie and not actually experience being in a race car.


BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS OLIVIA WILDE HELPED MAKE THE SHOW A REALITY. #SE HE TED LASSO After Ted Lasso's short-lived commercial debut, Sudeikis didn't really have future plans for the character. He says it was Wilde who told him that he should turn the concept into a TV show. CRACKED.COM


Peter Falk thought he was too Young to play a grandfather. CRACKED.COM At 60-something, Falk asked to test with prosthetics to look older. He didn't like how it looked.


Andre had to use wires to lift Robin Wright. CRACKED.COM Despite his large physique, Andre needed assistance lifting the small actress because he was in SO much physical pain from wrestling.



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