|Oatmeal Steam (scene 83): Sherri says: "The
solution is to get the oatmeal really hot. That's the best way to get it to steam. As it
turns out, we only need the steam in the close-up, so we'll be ready to reheat the oatmeal
if we need retakes."
Scene 13: Leila posts "NO MENUS" sign.
In order to have the menus look real in the film, without risking some kind of lawsuit
for trademark infringement or libel, the art department has made up menus of all the major
takeout food groups: Chinese, Italian, Pizza, Japanese.
Scene 53: Ernest and Mammy's
Art is bringing their own chairs, rather than usuing the stools at the location.
Scene 87: The Bar
Sherri: This is a heavily dressed set. If we go to cover (shoot this location, indoors,
on a day when the weather is too bad to shoot and exterior scene) when can we get in to
Eddy: In the morning.