R | | Comedy, Drama
Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds that he hasn't much longer to live and has bungled his attempts at suicide.
Sally Field's one and only feature film appearance with step-father Jock Mahoney
Sleepig pills? Oh, Sonny, why do you need sleeping pills? If you would just go on a good diet.
Wendell Sonny Lawson: Dont lecture me from classes I paid for!
Jessica Lawson: What's the matter, Wendell?
Wendell Sonny Lawson: I don't feel good.
Jessica Lawson: Here, why don't you drink this? It'll make you feel better.
Jessica Lawson: Why don't ...
When Wendell Lawson slams on his brakes next to the funeral procession in front of the Church, the shadow of the Church steeple and crucifix appear on his forehead. However in the cutaway to the Church, we clearly see there are no shadows anywhere on the face of the Church, indicating that the sun is in front of the Church and not behind it, thus unable to produce a shadow on Wendell. In addition the size of the shadow on Wendell's face was some 3-4 inch. It could not be casted by a life size steeple but a small mock-up.
In the theatrical version Dom DeLuise's character was repeatedly referred to as Polish. This was overdubbed to "foolish" for the DVD and TV versions of the movie.