Best comedy movie trivia of 2006

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Trivia: Lightning McQueen uses Lightyear brand tyres (as opposed to Good Year), which is a reference to Buzz Lightyear from another Disney-Pixar movie, Toy Story.

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Trivia: After the credits, there is an enjoyable one minute scene with Sharpay and Zeke.

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Trivia: In the scene where Alex is playing the frog game with Timmy, Alex's winning score lands exactly on 420, which is a popular pot head number. (00:17:35)

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Trivia: The face on the small music box lid is visible when Will steals the key from Davy Jones. At Tia Dalma's, when Jack steals the ring, it lies beside a necklace whose pendant is identical to the face on Davy Jones's music box.

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Trivia: Michael's neighbors last name is O'Doyle, which is the name of the bully kids in Billy Madison who say "O'Doyle Rules."

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Trivia: Norma Jean and Memphis are named for Marilyn Monroe and Elvis. Elvis is from Memphis, Tennessee and some of Memphis's movements are like his. Norma Jean is Marilyn Monroe's birth name and Norma Jean sings like her.

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Trivia: Upgrayedd is portrayed by Scarface of the group Geto Boys. Mike Judge's previous film, Office Space, included Geto Boys songs such as Still, when the office workers smash the printer. According to the DVD commentary - The explanation given by Officer Collins in the Army staff meeting that Upgrayedd is spelled with two D's for a "double dose of this pimpin'" is a direct reference to the documentary American Pimp, in which real-life pimp Rosebudd offers that same explanation for the spelling of his name.

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Trivia: The movie contains a spoof of Saving Private Ryan, where Manny is hit by a geyser and temporarily loses his hearing. Incidentally, the German voice for Manny, Arne Elsholtz, also synchronizes Tom Hanks, who also stars in that movie, which creates an inside joke by happenstance in the German version.

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Trivia: Taj asks if the barn is red. The response is "No." He replies, "Well, it's not a barn, then." This is a reference to Dude, Where' My Car, in which the same line is used.

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Trivia: This film is loosely based on Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

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Trivia: At the unemployment office, when Larry Daley (played by Ben Stiller) speaks to Debbie he says that he felt a connection with her when he first walked into her office and with a deadpan face she quips back that she did not. Debbie is played by Ben Stiller's real-life mom, actress and comedian, Anne Meara.

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Trivia: When Borat talks in "Kazakh," he is actually speaking Hebrew (with some Polish words thrown in) - ironic, considering the character's blatant anti-semitism in the film.

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Trivia: When Jack Black is singing the tune from "The Graduate" in the video store, the guy who tuts and gets annoyed is Dustin Hoffman, who starred in the Graduate. Apparently his cameo was unplanned, he noticed the cameras and stopped by, and it was decided he should make his small appearance.

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Trivia: In the beginning when Roddy is waking up, a glass Alex the Lion (from "Madagascar") cookie jar is visible on the window sill. When Roddy is looking for something to wear, one of the outfits he holds up is Wallace's sweater vest from "Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit".

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Trivia: At the end of the film, when the hospital bed crashes through the hospital window, Inspector Clouseau says "That breeze feels good". Steve Martin had said this line in the 1983 film "The Man with Two Brains", where his character Dr Michael Hfuhruhurr tells Dolores Benedict the same words after he breaks a window.

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Trivia: Actress Amy Adams makes a small cameo during the "Master Exploder" sequence. She is the woman who mouths "I love you!" to Jack Black, and is subsequently covered with the brains of the man whose head explodes.

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Trivia: When Dante and Emma are out side she says "Face it, Tiger, You've hit the jackpot." This same line was said in The Amazing Spiderman 42 when readers first saw the face of Mary Jane, Peter Parker's love.

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Trivia: Tiger the cat was originally going to be a tabby, but when the writers found out that the actor providing the voice for him was of the Persian nationality, they made Tiger a Persian.

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Trivia: During the dream sequence when Viola is in the dress, Amanda Bynes actually tripped while filming. The directors thought it was funny so they kept it in there.

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Trivia: During the song "Moving On Up", we see paintings of Prince's ancestors. In one of them is Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield.

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