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(1998)

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This film marks the last leading role for Chris Farley who died five months before the film released. However it is not his last film appearance as he had a cameo for the film Dirty Work released later that same year.
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Filmed in fall 1996 under the title Edwards & Hunt. It was originally intended for release in summer 1997, but was delayed for a year due to a merger.
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Elias, the shop owner that Bartholomew Hunt goes to for a bath, a shave, and a tooth removal, is loosely based on Charles Willson Peale, a painter from colonial times who also practiced taxidermy and dentistry.
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Lewis and Clark both had surnames that can also be first names. This is also the case with the two lead actors in this film, Chris Farley and Matthew Perry.
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David Packer previously guest starred in M*A*S*H: U.N., the Night and the Music (1983) as another character who, through misfortune, loses a leg.
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