4. Allen’s Renovations to your homeFrau Patricia Richardson  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 snatched though Stanley Tucci, Jeff DanielsPlease see the following: Bradley Whitford were considered. He would appear in all three movies.

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. That poster of Scott with Charlie? Lloyd wasn’t there, and the actor said that “it’s another kid standing behind Tim Allen cutouts.” They just put my name on it. And they did not have to pay me again.”