Sunday, November 21, 2004
"The very first footage screened for Paramount executives was of a poorly crafted puppet in front of a background of a badly drawn Eiffel Tower, prompting one executive in the audience to yell. 'Oh god, they fucked us!' This was a prank pulled by the directors and the shot then pans over to a beautiful Parisian landscape with much better looking puppets. This actually ends up being the opening shot of the movie."