Sergey Filippov and Anatoliy Papanov, who were starring in the segment "How Robinson was created", based on a short story by Ilja Il'f and Yevgeniy Petrov, were both starring in two separate adaptations of "The Twelve Chairs", another novel by Il'f and Petrov, playing the same role of Kisa Vorob'yaninov. Filippov was playing the role in the 1971-Adaptation "12 stulev", directed by Leonid Gaidai, and Papanov was playing that role in the 1976 adaptation "12 stulyev", directed by Mark Zakharov.