PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
Film debut of Ty Burrell.
Despite all the warnings, she was smoking in bed, fell asleep. Bad move.
Wayne Grey: And the fire begins. Showtime!
Wayne Grey: Don't worry, ma'am, I'm here to save you!
Wayne Grey: Keep those people back! This is an emergency!
Wayne Grey: Don't you dare die on me! Breathe, dammit, breathe! She's ...
Wayne Grey: ...
(at around 1h 15 mins) When Ira, Harry, Wayne and Allison are leaving the military installation, the is turned on as the car is started. In the next shot, the wiper is off.
The trio do an endorsement for the shampoo Head & Shoulders just before the end-credits.
The dialogue where Harry asks "Shouldn't we tell the government." to which Ira replies "No! I know these people." was shot both in the hallway of the college and driving in the college parking lot. The hallway scene was used in the final film.
$13,408,351 10 June 2001