So work began on a script that would see the US Government go on holiday and accidentally leave a second-rate hotel manager and celebrity golfer in charge of the country.
All of a sudden, a man in a stripy sweater, a glove of blades and a heavy latex mask speeds through the scene, screaming an expletive as he crashes into a pile of trashcans.
His secret shame was to be revealed in the Sunday newspapers the next morning. That the teenage acting sensation Rupert Grint was actually a 48 year old man.
They’d also a number of Rocky scrabble sequels lined up. Rocky would become scrabble world champion, see his friend Apollo brutally killed in a dangerous scrabble match and ultimately win the cold war with a thrilling use of the word ‘fundament.’
In 1932, Jeffrey the Amazing Goat was just Jeffrey the Goat. He spent his time in a field chewing grass and occasionally bleating.
“I guess it was the Dire Straits album Alchemy that really tuned me on to alchemy,” said the actor in a 2005 interview.
“It was fascinating, Harvey gave Mr Humphries a fantastic sense of repressed Catholic guilt and explosive rage that gave Are You Being Served an atmosphere of angry menace that was really quite different to our original intention.”
An older, wiser Michael Corleone is at a Huey Lewis and the News concert in 1986 and looks back on his life of crime with regret, so he makes a time machine out of one of his casinos. He travels back into to the events of the first film and tries to set the younger Michael on a straighter path.
From out of the dark steps a black-clad man, the rain beating off his helmet.
“We had absolutely no idea what Errol was doing, no idea at all. We didn’t know if he had suffered sort of stroke and was going to bite her, or whether he had merely momentarily lost his balance."