PG | | Comedy, Drama
The tight budget imposed by 20th Century Fox, meant the leads had to accept deferred payments for making this movie. Bill Cosby (Mother) and Harvey Keitel (Speed) agreed to the deferred money. The producers wanted Valerie Perrine to play "Jugs", but she wouldn't defer any money. Raquel Welch wanted the part badly, and would work for deferred money, so she was cast instead.
Damn, Mother! You ain't gonna shaft this nigga twice in one week!
Mother: Please, Albert. Not in mixed company.
As Murdoch and the other orderly are trying to bring the big woman down the stairs in the stretcher, you can see the pull wire attached underneath it.
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