R | | Comedy, Drama
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Seth Rogen, Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler also worked together on episode 1.5, Undeclared: The Assistant (2001), of Undeclared (2001).
I know you want the Mer-Man poster.
Ira Wright: I liked Mer-Man.
George Simmons: Five year olds like Mer-Man.
Ira Wright: I thought it was genius.
When George enters Ira's house for Thanksgiving dinner, he points out to Leo that they have the poster for his movie "Re-Do" (the baby movie) hanging on the wall. During the scene while George and Leo are discussing the movie, the poster behind Leo switches from "Re-Do" to another film.
Judd Apatow's daughter's cover of Memory is played during the credits.
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