PG-13 | | Comedy
Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.
There is an obvious reference to one of John Cleese's and Michael Palin's most famous sketches, the Dead Parrot Sketch, from Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). In the sea lion scene, two men can be heard saying: "Remarkable creatures, sea lions." "Yes, beautiful plumage." Which sounds amazingly like ... ...
Pip Small Mammals:
You didn't kill them!
Rollo Lee: What?
Cub Felines: We checked, they're all alive!
Rollo Lee: Oh...!
Sydney Lotterby: You rascal!
Sydney Lotterby: He was only kidding!
Adrian "Bugsy" Malone: Just figured that out, have you?
Rollo Lee: I say...
When Willa tells Vince she had an extraordinary experience with the gorilla, we hear her say "yesterday", but she is obviously saying "this morning".
No animals were injured during the making of this movie, only humans.
$3,759,480 (USA) (26 January 1997)