Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Green. The ranking system for karate has different belts. Some have them them with yellow tips, some have straight colors.
The levels go White, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, Black. Judging by Brennan's response, he is proud of his accomplishment, however, Brennan has a ways to reach the highest level.
Brennan to Dale: "I have a green belt... read it and weep."
Dale to Brennan: "I don't believe in belts. There should be no ranking system for toughness"
|At the dinner table, what name does Brennan mistakingly call Robert Doback?||Step Brothers
Robin. We can assume that Brennan is just messing up Robert's name on purpose because earlier in the movie while Brennan talks to his mother, he calls him Robert. Later in the movie at his job interview, he calls the human resources woman Pan, even though her name is Pam.
We see that Brennan has a very difficult time dealing with people he has not grown attached too. He tries to hug Robert and shake his hand, but it leads to an awkward exit.
Brennan to Dale after questioning his musical talents: "I have been called the songbird of my generation, by people who have heard me... that good!"
|What is the name of the song Brennan sings at the Catalina Wine Mixer?||Step Brothers
Por ti Volare. This is a very beautiful song sung originally by Andrea Bocelli.
Andrea Bocelli is an Italian Opera Tenor who was born in Tuscany, Italy. Bocelli was diagnosed with Glaucoma at a very young age and lost his vision completely at the age of 12 after an accident while playing soccer.
Brennan is forced to begin singing after the Billy Joel '80s Cover Band is kicked off the stage for yelling at fans for making requests.
Dale, Robert and Brennan begin to discuss the possibility of reuniting Prestige Worldwide, which is Brennan and Dale's band. Robert gives a moving speech about his father telling him he can't be a dinosaur and the boys use this as motivation. Dale begins playing, but Brennan comes to Dale's rescue and sings beautifully, thus saving the Catalina Wine Mixer.
Robert to Dale and Brennan trying to motivate the boys: "When I was a kid, when I was a little boy, I always wanted to be a dinosaur, I wanted to be a Tyrannosaurus Rex more than anything in the world, I made my arms short and I roamed the back yard, I chased the neighborhood cats, I growled and I roared, everybody knew me and was afraid of me, and one day my dad said 'Bobby you are 17, it's time to throw childish things aside' and I said 'OK Pop', but he didn't really say that he said that 'Stop being a dinosaur and get a job.'"
|What program are the boys watching when the Robert shuts the TV off?||Step Brothers
Shark Week. In this scene we see Brennan and Dale after they have an all out brawl in the front yard. Nancy and Robert are both called away from their jobs to try and stop the fighting. What stops the fight is a baseball bat and a golf club to the head.
Shark Week is a week long program on the Discovery Channel and has been aired every year since 1987. Shark Week in 2008 ran from July 27th-August 2nd and was hosted by Les Stroud.
Dale to his father after he shuts the television off: "Dad, what are you doing, it's shark week."
|In the movie Brennan is wearing a shirt with the country music duo The Judds on the front. What is the name of the song that is written on the back of it?||Step Brothers
Why Not Me. The Judds are a musical duo that consisted of Naomi Judd and Wynonna Judd.
They were one of the most popular duos in country music during the 1980s. The Judds had 14 #1 records on the Billboard's Country Music charts. The Judds were forced to retire when Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis, a disease of the liver.
Brennan to Dale after Dale makes some unflattering remarks about Brennan's intelligence: "Hey y'all don't say that"
Puts pillows in the oven. In this scene we learn that both Dale and Brennan have a tendency to sleep walk. They walk around the house and eventually make their way downstairs. They begin to grind up coffee, throw cups through glass doors and ransack the refrigerator.
Robert tells Nancy that her purse is in the refrigerator, and Nancy tells him that Brennan sleep walks, Robert proceeds to tell Nancy that Dale also sleep walks and puts pillows in the oven.
The sleepwalking scenes had to be extremely hard to film because they were just so funny.
Brennan while sleep walking: "Aunt Carols on Fire"
|What song is sung by Derek's family in their car ride to the new family home?||Step Brothers
Sweet Child of Mine. This is a very nice version of this Gun's n' Roses Song, except his wife Alice is flat and $1200 a week lessons aren't paying off.
Here we see that Derek and his children are accomplished singers and Derek and his family are much better off than his big brother Brennan. We also see how Derek treats his wife Alice, forcing her to turn to another man.
Derek to Alice: "Flat... flat... you don't even look good"
Derek to everyone at the dinner table after Dale interrupts the conversation: "Hey guys, don't blame Dale for ruining the story, possibly the whole evening"
|Nancy mixes ketchup and mayonnaise and creates what delicious condiment?||Step Brothers
Fancy Sauce. This scene shows how childish the boys really are. As they talk about the fancy sauce, Brennan is filling his plate up with fancy sauce so the Dale and Robert will have none. When Dale finally gets the sauce, he smells it and immediately refuses. Robert is about to get his fancy sauce when Brennan intercepts it with his hand, denying him fancy sauce. It's probably not good on fish anyways.
Nancy to Dale and Robert at the dinner table: "I make fancy sauce"
Brennan to Dale and Robert at the table: "For me"
Dale to Brennan after Brennan refuses to let Robert have fancy sauce: "My dad's king of castle and if he wants fancy sauce he can have it"
|At Robert and Nancy's wedding, Brennan says he doesn't want a certain dish. What is that dish?||Step Brothers
Salmon. This is where we see the new family together for the very first time. We see that Brennan will be living with Robert and Nancy because he has been laid off from his job at Pet Smart. Both Brennan and Dale do not approve of their parents' marriage.
|In the beginning of the movie Brennan is making nachos and watching television. What fitness guru is he watching?||Step Brothers
Denise Austin. Brennan to his mother: "I'm watching the thing... with the lady."
Denise Austin is a well known fitness and exercise expert and looks pretty good for being 51 years old. Denise has been a member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Her exercise shows are filled with different exercises, such as yoga, pilates, cross training and aerobic exercise.
|What star of the films "Knocked Up" and "The 40 Year Old Virgin" makes a cameo as the Sporting Goods Manager, when Dale and Brennan are interviewing for jobs?||"Step Brothers" Part I
Seth Rogen. Seth Rogen also had a cameo as a cameraman in "Anchorman", another movie directed by Adam McKay and starring Will Ferrell. More of Rogen's acting credits include "Pineapple Express" (2008) and "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" (2008).
|Brennan has a samurai sword with a "pretty recognizable signature" on it. Which American Idol star signed his martial arts weapon?||"Step Brothers" Part I
Randy Jackson. Randy Jackson is one of the three judges on a popular singing show, along with Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul. Ryan Seacrest is the host of "American Idol".
Sweet Child O' Mine. "Sweet Child O' Mine" is on Guns N' Roses' album "Appetite for Destruction" (1987). "Sweet Child O' Mine" is also featured on Guitar Hero III.
He was watching "Cops".. The real reason for Brennan being so sweaty is because he was playing Dale's drums. Dale doesn't like that his drum set is even touched, and accuses Brennan of touching them. This eventually leads to a savage fight between the two, that results in them knocking each other out simultaneously.
The songbird of his generation. Brennan states that he is a great singer, at the first dinner he shares with his new step-brother and step-father. Nancy continues to say that Brennan doesn't sing in front of people often. Later, Nancy tells Robert that Brennan's shyness is due to a terrible experience on stage when his brother sabotaged his act during a talent show.
There isn't enough for wings.. Before he leaves for work, Robert stops into Dale's room to tell him that he left him money for pizza, and tells him not to order pay per view. Dale is upset when he finds out that the amount of money he has is not enough to afford both pizza and wings. This is the first time we see Dale get very upset about something silly, but it certainly is not the last.
Nancy Huff. Nancy Huff is a divorcee who marries Dr. Robert Doback and becomes step mother to his son, Dale. Nancy Huff is played by Mary Steenburgen. Steenburgen and Ferrell also starred together in "Elf" (2003).