CHAPTER X: OUTTAKES FOR THE AMUSED

Outtakes

Shot: b12_38 Take: 8 Date: 2/18/98 Location: Infirmary Chapter: You Can't Stop Change

Director (off-screen): Marker!
Rosie: Whoa, Flik honey.
Rosie chuckles.

Rosie: We are NOT about to –
From off-set, the noise of set building can be heard – very loudly.

Rosie: Is someone hammering?
Slim sighs an irritated sigh.

Rosie: Can we hold the work, please, people?
Slim (overhead): Am-Am I in the shot? You-You can see me, right?


Shot: b17_75 Take: 5 Date: 7/3/98 Location: Main Set Chapter: The Pain Of Rejection

Atta: And, uh, thank you for finding 'em, Flik.
Flik: Me?
Flik turns to Atta – and their antenna get hopelessly entangled together.

Flik: Oh, uh, uh –
Atta (gasping): Ow, ow ow!
Flik: Oh, oh no.
Flik tried to untangle their antenna, but Atta winces even more.

Atta: This really hurts. Can we cut?
Flik: Oh, I'm sorry.
Atta: Ow!


Shot: b8_49 Take: 9 Date: 4/9/98 Location: Main Set Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Dr. Flora leans towards a male ant extra next to her.
Dr. Flora: So, is there a Mrs Ant you have to tunnel home to?
She touches the ant – and it falls over. It was just a cardboard stand painted to look like an ant.

Dr. Flora: Ooh, I'm Sorry! I thought he was real!
Dr. Flora glances again at the knocked-over cardboard cut-out, and smiles.

Dr. Flora (chuckling): Oh, dear. Put that thing in my car.


Shot: b22_78 Take: 4 Date: 6/4/98 Location: Main Set Chapter: The Path To Victory

Slim: Oh, I – Ow, my eye!
He scraped off most of the berry juice, but is still in pain.

Slim: No, seriously, I've got berry juice in my eye. It stings! Stop acting, I'm serious!
Hopper chuckles, watching Slim. Slim walks past him, off-screen.

Slim: Oh, shut the camera!


Shot: b24_76 Take: 6 Date: 5/6/98 Location: Main Set Chapter: Willpower Of An Ant

Thumper yells at Dot, but them he relaxes.
Thumper: I'm sorry, I'm sorry. C-Can we cut? It's just that I-I don't think I'm coming across.
He strokes his chin in thought. The boom can be seen on-screen.

Thumper: Hmm. Oh, I know, I know. I could lather up a bunch of spit. Ooh, ooh. That's good. I got it, J.L.
He leans back down again to retake the shot.

Thumper: All right – one more for me!


Shot: b5_95 Take: 12 Date: 6/30/97 Location: Circus Chapter: Disaster For The Clowns

Director (off-screen): Speak! Marker...
An insect slaps the clapperboard shut on-screen, and then retreats to the side.

Director (off-screen): Action!
P.T. Flea: Spinning a web of safety, in less, then 15 –
P.T. bounces off the camera, and falls down, knocked out.


Shot: b7_34 Take: 6 Date: 7/11/98 Location: Bug Bar (Bug City) Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Director (off-screen): OK, slate... Marker...
An insect slaps the clapperboard shut on-screen, and then retreats to the side.

Director (off-screen): And... Action!
Slim: Francis!
He leans in to the ladybug.

Slim: Your boyfriends from the ci –
Slim breaks out laughing at something we can't see.

Slim (laughing): I'm sorry. He has... something in his nose!
Everyone else laughs as well. Francis turns around, as we see a small stick of wood wedged up his nostril.

Francis: What?
He then notices the wood piece.

Slim: Makeup!


Shot: b9_11 Take: 3 Date: 1/25/98 Location: Main Set Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Director (off-screen): Action!
Dim buzzes down towards the camera for the shot. As it gets closer, Heimlich squirms but – he squashes up against it, blurring the image.
Heimlich groans – twice.


Shot: b5_76 Take: 19 Date: 6/28/97 Location: Circus Chapter: Disaster For The Clowns

Director: And... Action!
Saying words that rhyme with "up" repeatedly, Tuck and Roll flip themselves into a totem pole – only for Roll to overbalance, making them both fall forward.

Tuck: Ha ha!
RETAKE
Saying words that rhyme with "up" repeatedly, Tuck and Roll flip themselves into a totem pole –but Roll misses Tuck's head, and hits the ground head first. The squabbling duo break into unintelligible hysterics.

RETAKE
Saying words that rhyme with "up" repeatedly, Tuck and Roll flip themselves into a totem pole –but Roll goes above the screen and doesn't come down. A brief pause.

Tuck: A-bie-heiso!
Tuck looks around, at the camera, and then pauses in confusion.


Shot: b8_2 Take: 12 Date: 9/8/97 Location: Sky Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Director (off-screen): Marker.
Francis is flying Slim through the sky on the way to Ant Island – when a small bug suddenly flies down Slim's throat. He gulps and then chokes.

Slim (choking): Wait, stop. I think I swallowed a bug.
Slim chokes more, while Francis chuckles as the camera shot stops panning.


Shot: b10_68 Take: 6 Date: 2/5/98 Location: Riverbed Chapter: The Power Of One

Heimlich yells in terror as the bird approaches. It pauses briefly, opens its beak, leans forward, and then stops moving. As Heimlich is pulled off-screen, the robot bird, creeks upwards and falls backwards with an eerie squeak. Heimlich re-appears.
Heimlich: Ooh! Dus this mean we can break fur lunch?
The bird stops moving with a final, loud creak, attracting Heimlich's attention.


Shot: b7_31 Take: 9 Date: 7/10/97 Location: Bug Bar (Bug City) Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Tuck: A-mimmie moo! Sshh-sshh!
He inhales deeply – and burps. Roll chuckles and burps too. Tuck burps louder still. Roll burps really loudly.
Tuck does one, long, loud burp. Roll concentrates – and then farts.

Rosie: OK – can we stop?
Tuck and roll laugh it off, while Rosie scuttles off-screen.

Rosie: Get me Cindy on the phone, will ya?


Shot: b8_1 Take: 4 Date: 9/7/97 Location: Sky Chapter: A Stroke Of Luck

Director (off-screen): Okay, action!
Heimlich is secures in Dim's legs as he wolfs down a leaf. Looking around he spots another leaf. He bends out to grab it – and falls out of Dim's grasp, letting out a Wilhelm scream.


Approximate Movie Running Time: 84:53-91:02