The “bullet-proof cup” scene was shot just outside a real-life prison. While Steve Lemme stood there, wearing just a cup, inmates were pressed against the fence yelling at him.
The couple that Farva says “chicken [email protected]#ker” to are actually Kevin Heffernan’s parents. They knew he was going to say something rude, but weren’t prepared for “chicken [email protected]#ker.”
Farva was wearing a fake mustache.
In 2015, Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $2 million to produce the second film. 24 hours later, they had already surpassed their goal and the movie was greenlit.
Of the three Mounties in the sequel, two are actually played by Canadians: Tyler Labine and Will Sasso.
The word “meow” is said 11 times in the “cat game” scene.
The opening scene where the college kid has to eat drugs to get rid of evidence really happened to a friend of the Broken Lizard crew. Guards at the US/Canadian border found a joint in their Winnebago, and when they were all asked to step out of the car, one friend ate an entire stash of mushrooms meant for 10 guys. It resulted in a two-day trip.
The film was originally supposed to be set in the 1970s.
Jim Gaffigan plays a driver named “Larry Johnson.” In 2009, Jim Gaffigan was on ‘Law & Order’ as a murder suspect named “Larry Johnson.”
‘Super Troopers 2’ is Broken Lizard’s first sequel.
When Rabbit was stuffed in a locker covered in shaving cream, they used menthol shaving cream. Erik Stolhanske learned the hard way that menthol burns the skin if left on too long… He was then hosed off at the firehouse next door.
Ramathorn repeatedly saying “enhance” is an homage to Harrison Ford in ‘Blade Runner’ (1982) looking for clues in a photo.
Marisa Coughlan (Ursula) was chosen specifically because of her role in ‘Teaching Mrs. Tingle’ when she imitated ‘The Exorcist.’
In 2006, Chandresekhar wanted to make ‘Super Troopers ’76,’ a prequel about the dads of the state troopers. He changed his mind and they began planning for the sequel instead.
When Farva is handcuffed to the toilet, it is a lime that is taped into his mouth.
The ringtone on Mac’s phone in the sequel is “Piña Colada-Berg” by Coconut Pete from the Broken Lizards’ fiml ‘Club Dread.’
The bar of soap that O’Hagan bites into was made out of white chocolate. Brian Cox has diabetes and got very upset after biting into it. The crew then had to get a sugar free version.
The first few “syrup-chugging” takes were done with thick iced-tea, but it didn’t look realistic enough. So, real syrup was brought in which the actors chugged for several takes and is what we see in the close-up shots.
In order to maintain continuity from the first film, director Jay Chandrasekhar refused to shoot the sequel until the original cast were at the same weight they were before.