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Memorable Movie Quotes
Ron Burgundy: [to dog] You're so wise. You're like a miniature Buddha, covered with hair.
Veronica Corningstone: Oh, Ron, there are literally thousands of men that I should be with instead, but I am 72 percent sure that I love you.
Public TV News Anchor: Not so fast, you ingrates. Public News Team is taking a break from its pledge drive to kick some ass. No commercials; no mercy.
Ron Burgundy: What? You pooped in the refrigerator? And you ate the whole... wheel of cheese? How'd you do that? Heck, I'm not even mad; that's amazing. How 'bout we get you in your p.j.'s and we hit the hay.
Garth Holliday: Why'd you say that Ron? Why? You're my hero. And you say something dirty. Like poop. Poop mouth. I hate you Ron Burgundy, I hate you.
Ron Burgundy: The only way to bag a classy lady is to give her two tickets to the gun show...
Was inspired by a biography show that Will Ferrell watched about Jessica Savitch, and how one of her male coworkers confessed to being a total chauvinist back in the day
Ron Burgundy's license plate is "IM #1."
Ron Burgundy's dog is named Baxter. "Ted Baxter" was the name of the self-obsessed anchorman played by Ted Knight on "Mary Tyler Moore"
The filmmakers compiled so many extra scenes and sub-plots that a second film entitled Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004) (V) was edited together and included in the 2-disc Anchorman: Special Edition.
The man on the motorcycle, that Ron tosses a burrito at, is Jack Black.
Adam McKay has said that in the first draft of the script, the story was about a planeload of news anchors who crash in the mountains and discover that the plane which they collided was carrying monkeys and martial arts equipment, leading to a battle between cannibalistic newsmen and star-throwing monkeys.
The bass player at the Spanish restaurant where Ron plays the flute is Jerry Minor, a sketch comedian with whom Ferrell worked for a season on "Saturday Night Live"
The NBC building located adjacent to the downtown San Diego Horton Plaza shopping mall can be seen during one fly-through. NBC was not located in that building until December 2001.
When Ron is coming to pick up Veronica for their first date and Veronica is waiting for him in the Channel 4 News Lobby, she buttons her jacket in one shot. In the next shot, her jacket is unbuttoned again.
Pandas were not introduced to the San Diego zoo until 1987, and no cubs were born until 1999.
Box Office Info In USA
Opening Weekend $28,416,365 (July 11, 2004)
Weekend Gross $241,442
Filming July 7 2003 - September 2003
Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California, USA
International Tower - 700 E. Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California, USA
Long Beach Towers Apartments - 600 E. Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California, USA
Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California, USA
Old Zoo, Griffith Park - 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA
Parker's Lighthouse - 435 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, California, USA
Queensway Bridge, Long Beach, California, USA
RMS Queen Mary - 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, California, USA
Seeley Furniture Warehouse - 1800 S. Brand Boulevard, Glendale, California, USA
Shoreline Aquatic Park - Shoreline Drive & Aquatic Way, Long Beach, California, USA