TIL the Reno 911! pilot was conceived and shot in 5 days. The team had worked on a series of pilots, one of which, after a year’s worth of development, was terminated the day before shooting. The team asked if they could make another pilot (Reno 911!) with the remaining funds, and executives agreed.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reno_911!#Development_history

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  1. I actually just bought the series. Its fantastic, if I remember correctly, it was Thomas Kenny, Lt Dangle and Kerry Kenny, Trudy Weigel who came up with it. The deleted scenes on the DVDs are great.

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