A suburban mom returns home from a reality weight loss competition 100 pounds lighter but finds she's gained some extra baggage due to the complicated reactions of her dysfunctional family and friends in this Writers Guild Award wining comedy.
When Larry is on the elevator to the union meeting he says "Surely you can't be serious." When Julie Hagerty responds he replies "but should I stop calling you Shirley?". This is a reference to Airplane! (1980) in which Hagerty also stars as a flight attendant. See more »
When Larry is performing the safety demo, he holds up a replacement seat belt (as evidenced by the hook attachments on either end) rather than a demo belt (which has a buckle on one end and a metal tab on the other). See more »
There is a song and dance routine at the beginning of the credits See more »