Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Waiting for Guffman
|Finally, in the production of Red, White and Blaine, name the actor who plays Blaine Faban?||Waiting For Guffman
Eugene Levy. Good ole Dr. Pearl himself - complete with his lazy eye!
Bonnie. He always bought all of her clothes...but no one ever saw her.
|The president received a gift on his visit which caused the town to become the...?||Waiting For Guffman
stool capital. He received a stool and soon the orders were flying in...Blaine became the stool capital of the US!
|From what movie did a seemingly meek and mild townsperson act out a scene from in his audition?||Waiting For Guffman
|What happened at the town fair the year before which made some think it necessary to have men with rifles posted on top of some of the buildings?||Waiting For Guffman
they were egged. It was necessary to have all those riflemen - after all, remember the egging that took place last year...
150. Blaine is having their sesquicentennial which is the reason for the celebration.
no. No, but he sat BESIDE the class clown and studied him...
Remains of the Day. In the end, Corky goes back to New York and opens a movie memorabilia store where he sells such things as Anthony Michael Hall and Andrew McCarthy "big heads", and old movie costumes.
Dairy Queen. Libby (played by Parker Posey) quits Dairy Queen once she gets a part in the show, but they tell her she can always go back. She says "I always have a place at the Dairy Queen".
Backdraft. To give the show more dimensions, Corky burns newspapers and sends them through the vents in the theatre, causing the fire department to shut them down.
Corky's other show before 'Backdraft' was 'Barefoot in the Park', also starring Ron and Sheila.
Hollywood. In Hollywood, they work as extras in a TV commercial.
Ron says they think of themselves as "bi-coastal - if you consider the Mississippi River one of the coasts."
Travel agents. The irony is that Ron and Sheila (played by Fred Willard and Catherine O'Hara) have never been outside of Blaine...except once for Ron's surgery. They are also a part of Corky's Blaine Community Players.
Buys most of her clothes. Corky's wife is never seen by the town or the audience. It seems that "Bonnie" does not actually exist!
Corky actually meets Dr. Pearl's wife while buying a pants suit for "Bonnie".
He has to work. Johnny is supposed to be the leading heartthrob of the play, but when his father says he has to work, Corky takes over the part.
Matt Kessler plays Johnny Savage, while Brian Doyle-Murray plays his father. Brian Doyle-Murray is the brother of the great Bill Murray.
Blaine Fabin Arrives. 'Stool Boom' details the rush of stool production, 'Nothing Ever Happens on Mars' details the alien landing, and 'Penny For Your Thoughts' is the romantic ballad between a boy going to war and his girl.