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Meet the Parents—the first film in a comedy trilogy that made more than life as a comedic actor, and solidified Ben Stiller as a leading man. Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents () Greg meets Jack Robert De .. Greg Focker: I'm gonna go upstairs and pay a visit to the shower fairy. DUSTIN Hoffman paid $ million for five days work and Ben Stiller star salaries that sources say amounted to $20 million each for Ben Meet the Fockers, six years ago, generated $ million over New Year's weekend.
During a medical conference promoting Sustengo, Greg meets Bob at a bar. Bob tells Greg of Jack's original intention to name him as successor, "The Bobfather", and his relief and happiness at leaving Jack's family makes Greg slightly uncomfortable.
Eventually, following a row at a clinic, Greg escapes to his and Pam's unfinished new house, where Andi turns up.
She tries to cheer him up with takeout and wine, but she drinks so much wine also popping many erection pills that she gets excessively drunk and makes an eccentric, extremely aggressive sexual pass on Greg. Jack, looking for Greg so he can apologize to him and bring him home, pulls up to the house and sees through the window what looks like Greg and Andi having sex, although Greg is actually trying to rebuff Andi's advances.
Disgusted, Jack leaves, and tells Dina and Pam that he couldn't find Greg. Greg's parents Bernie Hoffman and Roz Streisand rejoin the family at the twins' birthday party the next day. Enraged at Greg's apparent infidelity, Jack engages him in a physical fight, despite Greg claiming that Andi was drunk and he was rebuffing her. Are you a pothead, Focker?
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No, no, no, no, Jack. No, I'm - I'm not - I - I pass on grass all the time. I mean, not all the time. I got a plane full of people saying you threatened that stewardess.
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I was not threatening her. I was just trying to get my bag into the overhead storage thing You were acting like a maniac and you threatened her with a bomb. No, I said I didn't have a bomb.Meet the Parents - Saying Grace
But you said bomb. I said, "It's not like I have a bomb". You said "Bomb" on an airplane. What's wrong with saying 'Bomb' on an airplane? You can't say 'Bomb' on an airplane! Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb.
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You gonna arrest me? Bomb bomb bomb bomb! For a scene in which Stiller interacts with a pharmacy cashier played by Judah Friedlanderthe production not only used a real pharmacy—but an open one. Whenever the actors would finish a take, the actual cashiers would get back to work and deal with the customers. When the cameras started to roll again, the cashiers would stand off in a corner so that they wouldn't be seen by the cameras.
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But that scene was a lot of fun, because it was mostly improvised, and that's my favorite thing to do, is making stuff up on the spot. The MPAA refused to allow the use of the last name "Focker" unless the filmmakers could find someone with that actual surname. DeNiro grew attached to the twoand kept kibble in his pocket to keep them close.
Jo Lapidge and her husband, Terry, came up with the idea for Litter Kwitter —a toilet-training tool for cats—after seeing Meet the Parents.