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When Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) meets his fiancée's parents, the least of his When Greg shares a story at the dinner table about milking a cat so that the runt of the not just an attempt to market the Meet the Parents sequel Meet the Fockers. Dining with his girlfriend's stern father for the first time, Ben Stiller tells a story about milking a cat, because “You can milk anything with nipples”. Meet the Parents—the first film in a comedy trilogy that made more than here are some facts about the film that you unfortunately cannot milk. (For the sequel, Meet the Fockers, Dustin Hoffman was cast as Greg's dad, Bernie Focker. ) THE MOVIE INSPIRED A CAT TOILET-TRAINING PRODUCT.
He brought it to the attention of Universal Studios who initially declined but subsequently optioned the rights to the film in I think the film is fantastic, and I can't imagine a screenwriter being any happier with a film unless he directs it himself.
Which, in this case, would've been a disaster since Jay is a brilliant director He initially presented it to Roach who had, up to that point, directed the first two Austin Powers films. Roach admits to have liked the script from the beginning  and was very much willing to make the film even though he thought "it needed more work.
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The studio was skeptical of Roach's ability to direct a "less-cartoony, character-driven script" compared to a comedy like Austin Powers. The drafts of the script were written by Herzfeld and, once De Niro and Stiller were confirmed as stars, John Hamburg was brought on board "to help fit the script to their verbal styles. The script was not written with De Niro in mind as Jack Byrnes; the first draft of the script was completed inthree years before De Niro appeared in Analyze This.
Explaining how Ben Stiller came to be cast in the role of Greg, Roach states: The film's script was initially written with Jim Carrey in the role of Greg and contained much more physical comedy, something that Stiller did not think would be successful with himself playing the role.Meet the Parents - The Fire
View Quote [on tape] Hello, Jack. Oh, look at that. You're a big, bad C. Did they teach you that [karate chops in front of the camera] in the C. They teach you that? Yeah, you thought Puff was just the name of the boy's magical dragon? Not too quick on the uptake, huh, Jack? Why don't you ask Denny who's puffin' the magic dragon?
Not onto that one, huh? Surprising for a big C.
Hey, hey, check my pulse on this question, Jack. Do I think you're a psycho?
Oh, you like my little gift? I can't hear you. Oh, you don't know shit about flowers. You want me to what? You have another question?
I got one question for you. It's can you deal with that!? Greg, how come you don't like cats? I don't not like cats.
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I-I just-- I just prefer dogs. I mean, I'm just more of a dog kind of, you know--Come home, wagging their little tails, happy to see you kind of-- Jack: You need that assurance? You prefer an emotionally shallow animal?
You see, Greg, when you yell at a dog, his tail will go between his legs and cover his genitals, his ears will go down.
A dog is very easy to break, but cats make you work for their affection. They don't sell out the way dogs do. Oh, honey, why don't you read Greg your poem? Oh, no, he doesn't want to hear that.
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.
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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. 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.