Strangers With Candy was a short-lived but acclaimed television series on Comedy Central co-created by Paul Lindell, Steven Colbert and Amy Sedaris, all of whom reprise their characters in the screen version.
But the movies scene-stealer is a hilariously awkward cameo by Kristen Johnston, playing a gym coach paralyzed after running with the bulls in Pamplona who hasnt quite mastered her electric wheelchair yet.
Lindell says that, at first, Johnston really WAS having trouble hitting her mark in the motorized chair, and her misses had everyone on set just dying laughing.
After several ruined takes, Lindell explains, Thats when I suddenly had the idea to just write it into the scene.
Lindell kids that if the scene provokes the wrath of the PC police, he can honestly say, It wasnt on purpose.
Strangers With Candy opens nationwide on Wednesday (June 28).
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