4. Allen’s Residence Enchancment spouse Patricia Richardson and Everyone Loves Raymond star Patricia Heaton have been thought-about for the function of Laura, however Wendy Crewson finally landed the function of Scott’s ex-wife.
4. Decide Reinhold nabbed the a part of Laura’s partner (and Scott’s nemesis) Neal Miller, although Jeff Daniels, Stanley Tucci, and Bradley Whitford have been thought-about. He would go on to seem in all three movies.
6. The toughest function to solid was Charlie, Scott’s son, as they have been searching for a baby actor between the ages of 6 and 9, “who had sensitivity” casting director Renee Rousselot shared and was “in a position to actually entry these feelings, however have an actual innocence about him.” The manufacturing workforce launched open auditions in 13 totally different cities earlier than discovering Eric Lloyd.
7. Throughout filming of the unique film, Lloyd needed to put on dentures after knocking out his entrance tooth when he went to a baseball sport along with his household. Oh, and that poster picture of Scott and Charlie? It wasn’t truly Lloyd’s physique, with the actor revealing on Reddit in 2014, “It is another child standing behind a cutout of Tim Allen. And so they simply put my face on it. So that they did not need to pay me for one more day.”