Rick Moranis was set to play the janitor, but he backed out.
Frank Oz had plans on casting Rick Moranis as Mr. Teevee when he was attached to direct.
Moranis was originally going to play the role of Phil Berquist, but had to leave because his wife became critically ill.
The film was reportedly intended for Rick Moranis and John Candy, but Candy died before the two could make it. Later, Moranis dropped out all together since his friend had passed away.
Did you know that Rick Moranis was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)