4. Allen’s Home RenovationMrs Patricia Richardson And Everybody Loves RaymondStar Patricia Heaton were considered for the role of Laura, but Wendy CrewsonScott was ultimately his ex-wife.

4. Judge ReinholdThe part of Laura’s husband (and Scott’s nemesis), Neal Miller was nabbed though Stanley Tucci by Jeff DanielsAnd Bradley Whitford were considered. He was to continue appearing in each of the three films.

6. The hardest role to cast was Charlie, Scott’s son, as they were looking for a child actor between the ages of 6 and 9, “who had sensitivity” casting director Renee Rousselot shared and was “able to really access those emotions, but have a real innocence about him.” The production team launched open auditions in 13 different cities before finding Eric Lloyd.

7. During filming of the original movie, Lloyd had to wear dentures after knocking out his front teeth when he went to a baseball game with his family. And that picture of Scott and Charlie on the poster? The actor revealed that it wasn’t Lloyd’s actual body. He said on Reddit, in 2014: “It is some other kid standing behind Tim Allen’s cutout. It was my face that they put on. And they did not have to pay me again.”