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Tommy Chong meets The Blues Brothers in today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic! When I posted a mention in the Batman: The TV Show that I had a picture of Tommy Chong meeting with the Blue Brothers I thought that could generate some interest, but there are two constants in my BTS emails… I probably get a dozen a day, sometimes as much two dozen all with pictures attached, and there has not been a day that has gone by where I’m not sent either the photo of Carrie Fisher sunbathing with her body double in her Slave Leia outfit or a request for me to post the Tommy Chong meeting Jake and Elwood Blues photo. The story goes that John Landis, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd wandered over to the set of Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie during a break from shooting. Both productions were on the Universal Backlot and this pic was snapped. You’ll see why it took me so long… great photo, but it’s small. You can still see it and appreciate it, but I like having a picture at least as wide as this column’s text and preferably one bigger as I know a great deal of you grab these photos for cell phone and computer backgrounds. Here it is:

If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare, the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here. Thanks to Matthew for sending the pic and the background! Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic will make ya’ read. Sorry about that. See ya’ then! -Quint Follow Me On Twitter

Previous Behind the Scenes pics: - Alien
- Big Trouble In Little China
- Clash of the Titans
- Dr. Strangelove
- Sesame Street
- The Birds
- The Dark Knight
- Batman (1989)
- Batman: The TV Series
- Stephen King’s IT
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- Superman
- The French Connection
- Tron
- The Road Warrior
- Ghostbusters
- King Kong (’33)
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke with Slate)
- Rebel Without A Cause
- Taxi Driver
- Metropolis
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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  • July 31, 2010, 3:07 p.m. CST

    thats funny

    by Bouncy X

    Dan seems to now be the same size as John was, and Tommy is still more or less the same size he was then. :P

  • July 31, 2010, 3:08 p.m. CST


    by Skraggo

    Weird... I was just about to say the same thing.

  • July 31, 2010, 3:12 p.m. CST

    smoking weed...

    by The Dum Guy

    burns calories?

  • July 31, 2010, 3:12 p.m. CST

    Carrie Fisher sunbathing in slave Leia outfit...

    by BP_drills_america_a_new_asshole

    You mean a picture like that exists? Holy Moses, let's see it!

  • July 31, 2010, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Dan Akroyd used to be the shit until

    by Willbraham

    those screwy aliens fucked him up

  • July 31, 2010, 3:20 p.m. CST

    um yeah..

    by Lucky_Day

    so about those sunbathing Carrie Fisher picks?

  • July 31, 2010, 3:22 p.m. CST

    nevermind found it

    by Lucky_Day not tinyurling it though

  • July 31, 2010, 3:23 p.m. CST

    Dan smokes weed.

    by awardgiver

    I'd say its simply what they get the munchies for. Stay Puft Marshmallows may do that to you.

  • July 31, 2010, 3:25 p.m. CST

    cant wait for BLUES BROTHERS 3000

    by Gorgomel

    Or wait... I meant Ghostbusters III

  • July 31, 2010, 3:27 p.m. CST

    Uh ...

    by I Max U Mini

    <p>Last time I checked smoking weed created an unnatural attraction to carbohydrates which - after mass consumption - actually leads to MORE calories. I learned this a long time ago in a smoke enhanced galaxy far, far away.</p><p></p> <p>Marijuana</p> <p>Users</p> <p>Nibble</p> <p>Carbs</p> <p>Hunger</p> <p>Induced</p> <p>Each</p> <p>Smoke</p>

  • July 31, 2010, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Quint - i have a cool photo of Clint with Kirk and Spock


    on the set of ST: TMP - its in either a Clint Eastwood book that i have or a Star Trek one i cant recall which...its a cool pic anyway. <p> id love to see the Pacino meets Kirk and Spock meeting from Trek VI - theres gotta be photo evidence somewhere of that

  • July 31, 2010, 3:39 p.m. CST

    Unimpressed does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Little bit underwhelmed by this.<p> Belushi Akroyd and um.. Chong (who's prob a wrung in fame below that guy from the Kevin Smith movies).. standing there. With their hands in their pockets.<p> But wait... surely there's a 'cool' anecdote that goes with this photo.. well allow Quint to explain how the story goes..<p> "The story goes that John Landis, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd wandered over to the set of Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie during a break from shooting."<p> WOW! Goosebumps hearing that story man. Goosebumps.

  • July 31, 2010, 3:43 p.m. CST

    John Belushi..

    by nolan bautista

    ..seeing this photo makes me wonder what direction his career would have taken..*sigh*..RIP John

  • July 31, 2010, 3:50 p.m. CST

    Spies Like Us and Ghostbusters..

    by nolan bautista

    were their next two projects after this..i would have loved to see Belushis take on these films..

  • July 31, 2010, 3:57 p.m. CST

    Come on! POST THE LEIA PIC!!

    by SkidMarkedUndies


  • July 31, 2010, 4 p.m. CST

    Thought about a Belushi what if before.

    by mjgtexas

    Belushi would star in Ghostbusters, igniting a five year run of Spies Like Us, Down And Out In Beverly Hills, Good Morning Vietnam, Scrooged, and Ghostbusters II....Murray would have done Splash...Hanks would return to TV for a 5 to 7 year run on Night Court...Harry Anderson would take Gallagher's spot of moderately amusing Showtime specials...Gallagher would miss his big break and od in a Beverly Hills Hotel room....would have been cool.

  • July 31, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    There are TWO

    by Exalay

  • July 31, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    Google the Carrie Fisher pic...

    by Frat Boy

    It's out there on other sites.

  • July 31, 2010, 4:05 p.m. CST

    This pic needs clouds of weed smoke

    by Nerd Rage

    Then it would be a classic.

  • July 31, 2010, 4:07 p.m. CST


    by lochkray

    I'd like to see that Carrie Fisher pic...just saying.

  • July 31, 2010, 4:10 p.m. CST

    Thanks, Harry

    by Exalay

    Still a soft spot for Dan Aykroyd--and if I concentrate hard enough I can pretend YOGI BEAR 3D doesn't exist.

  • July 31, 2010, 4:11 p.m. CST

    Oops, I mean "Thanks, Quint!"

    by Exalay

  • July 31, 2010, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Great pic.

    by BurnedNotice_Dude

    Thanks for sharing these, Quint. Loving it.

  • July 31, 2010, 5:11 p.m. CST


    by Ronald Raygun

    How could you be disappointed with this picture? You were promised The Blues Brothers meet Tommy Chong, and that's what you got. I think it's a facinating picture in the same way the Elvis meets Nixon picture is.

  • July 31, 2010, 5:20 p.m. CST

    theres also a picture of..

    by nolan bautista

    ..Chewbacca grabbing Leias right tit somewhere (during the "Empire" shoot if i'm not mistaken)

  • July 31, 2010, 5:28 p.m. CST

    They've all got their hands in their pockets....

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    ....rubbing their cocks...and Danny is staring at Tommy's cock while stroking his own.

  • July 31, 2010, 5:48 p.m. CST

    What an overrated movie.

    by Sailor Rip

    Same with Animal House. Go ahead, rip me apart.

  • July 31, 2010, 5:57 p.m. CST

    I saw Blues Brothers once.

    by RPLocke

    I don't get the hype for this either. It's a pretty bad movie. But I love Ghostbusters.

  • July 31, 2010, 6:03 p.m. CST

    Sailor Rip

    by lochkray

    Just saw Animal House for the first time (and I'm in my thirties). I understand what you mean when you say it was overrated. But you have to put into perspective the affect it had on comedy - all comedy, but specifically the screwball Academic institution comedy, all the way from Fast Times at Ridgemount High, to Police Academy, to Revenge of the Nerds, to American Pie. Much in the same way that the original Psycho isn't all that scary, in the context of film history, it's terrifying. With animal house, its hilarious, when put in the context of its era, and what it did to broad comedy. But like I said, in 2010, I have to agree, I found the comedy had a been-there-done-that feeling. You just gotta realize that they were the first to go "there", and the first to do "that".

  • July 31, 2010, 7:12 p.m. CST

    Sailor rip - I agree

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    Blues brothers in highly over rated, i just nenver saw it as great as everyone says, Animal house i think is better but it's not really a classic like some will want uyou to belive

  • July 31, 2010, 7:37 p.m. CST

    For a Belushi Freak

    by JasonZumwalt

    This is amazing. NEVEr seen it. And I've seen a lot. AWESOME.

  • July 31, 2010, 7:38 p.m. CST

    anyone who says animal house is overrated

    by brabon300

    is a dumbass and should be banned from aicn<p>every fucking comedy since animal house came out basically copies its formula<p>and who is fisher's stunt double in the pic...she is hot

  • July 31, 2010, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Carre Fisher said that Belushi asked her to marry him

    by RPLocke

    I bet she said no.

  • July 31, 2010, 7:39 p.m. CST

    cant wait till you fucktwits say blazing saddles

    by brabon300

    and young frankenstein are overrated...and mel brooks was a hack<p>fuck you all...go watch hannah montana

  • July 31, 2010, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Oh and This Movie is BRILLIANT

    by JasonZumwalt

    Don't just sit back and watch it in the context of "Hey, TV, make me laugh!" Watch in the context of MUSIC. If you like music you will love this movie. If you are a fan of Rhythm and Blues you will like this movie. If you understand that these two men, Belushi and Akroyd are the ONLY reason younger generations know the names James Brown, John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin and Ray fucking Charles(ok, Ray was the only one who still had a career at that point, but still) you will not only love this Movie you will respect it. "Kids these days. Whyyyyy I oughta!"

  • July 31, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST

    air is overrated to.

    by DirtyDingusMegee

    You know only need it to breath, but still, fuck air. Blues Brothers, amazing movie. But air? Who cares.

  • July 31, 2010, 8 p.m. CST

    Blues Brothers has plenty of classic scenes

    by Nerd Rage

    compare that to recent comedies. Hardly anything memorable let alone classic.

  • July 31, 2010, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Niiiice pic Quint! :D

    by NeverTalksBack

    The Blues Brothers is just one of those movies from my youth I never ever get tired of, the soundtrack's great as well ;) I feel sorry for anyone who thinks the Blues Brothers is a bad movie, but not that sorry :)

  • July 31, 2010, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Wow! This is back when there were cool people!!

    by Professor_Monster

    Now this pic would consist of Justin Beaver or Timberlake, Matthew Maconawhatever, Ben Stiller, Jack Black and all the other fucktards in Hollywood who can't fill shoes for shit.

  • July 31, 2010, 8:11 p.m. CST


    by Sailor Rip

    You just can't wrap your mind around it huh? <p> Either you're a fan of Blues Brothers and Animal House or you follow Justin Bieber's Twitter feed. <p> Right? There's no in between.

  • July 31, 2010, 8:39 p.m. CST

    I wasn't looking at his neck, Man.

    by banditmania

    Classic Tommy.

  • July 31, 2010, 8:44 p.m. CST

    Thanks Quint!

    by redrain

    To all of you that just don't "GET" the blues bros, i got just one word for you, SUICIDE(have a nice day)

  • July 31, 2010, 8:44 p.m. CST

    oh, and one more thing

    by redrain


  • July 31, 2010, 8:45 p.m. CST

    Good times

    by Mr Lucas

    "We're on a mission from God" <P> "Hey, I think we're parked man"

  • July 31, 2010, 8:58 p.m. CST

    "Are you the Police?"

    by Rendell

    "No Maam, we're musicians."

  • July 31, 2010, 9:19 p.m. CST

    Rendell, My thoughts exactly.

    by theycallmemrtibbs

    Tommy was so high, he probably didn't know what a "Blues" Brother was

  • July 31, 2010, 9:23 p.m. CST

    As I kid I saw

    by theycallmemrtibbs

    Them shooting the scene where the Blues mobile crashed through The Daley Center. Fucking AWESOME!

  • July 31, 2010, 10:03 p.m. CST

    What a letdown that Leia pic is!!!

    by SkidMarkedUndies

    Damn IT!!! Can't find a good hi-quality shot.<br /> <br /> Also, WTF HAPPENED TO CARRIE FISHER!?!?!?

  • July 31, 2010, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Pacino on Stark Trek 6

    by TakingScorpiosCalls


  • July 31, 2010, 10:14 p.m. CST

    And who can forget...

    by Rendell

    "I see Oldsmobiles are in early this year!"

  • July 31, 2010, 10:22 p.m. CST

    Those guys probably prefer Anchorman over Blues Brothers and Ani

    by Star Hump

    that's the sort of mentality we're dealing with here.

  • July 31, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    So Jake....

    by Nemesis Enforcer

    You're out, you're free, you're reabilitated, what's next? What's happening? What's new? You got the money you owe us motherfucker!?

  • July 31, 2010, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Blues Brothers is my favorite comedy of all time...

    by Ronald Raygun

    Caddyshack on the other hand, I never really got.

  • July 31, 2010, 11 p.m. CST

    by nieman

    The Blues Brothers? Shit! They still owe you money, fool.

  • July 31, 2010, 11:19 p.m. CST

    And furthermore...

    by Rendell

    "Our Lady of Blessed Acceleration, don't fail me now!"

  • July 31, 2010, 11:23 p.m. CST

    "Your union cards. May I see your cards please? "

    by Rendell

    Tucker McElroy: Well, suppose we ain't got no union cards and go in there and start playin' anyway? <p>Whatcha gonna do about that? You gonna stop us, Stein? <p><p>Ha. You're gonna look pretty funny tryin' to eat corn on the cob with no fuckin' teeth!

  • July 31, 2010, 11:27 p.m. CST

    by Rendell

    Mr. Fabulous: "No, sir, Mayor Daley no longer dines here. He's dead, sir."

  • July 31, 2010, 11:46 p.m. CST

    Where was CHEECH?

    by cymbalta4thedevil

    That pic would be 25% cooler with all 4 of them.

  • July 31, 2010, 11:48 p.m. CST

    "Both Kinds."

    by cymbalta4thedevil

    "Country AND Western."

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 4 a.m. CST

    "You're gonna look pretty funny...

    by MontyPigeon

    trying to eat corn on the cob with no fuckin' teeth"

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 4:47 a.m. CST

    Orange Whip? Orange Whip? Three Orange Whips!

    by reni

    Aw, John. Great pic.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 5:44 a.m. CST

    You Traded The Bluesmobile For A Microphone?

    by proper

    Ok,I See That.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 5:46 a.m. CST

    How Much For The Women?

    by proper

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 5:53 a.m. CST

    Animal House Is The Blueprint :>

    by proper

    Some People Are Just Jerking Our Chicken Mannnnnnn.Blues Brothers & Animal House Are Very Enjoyable Films.I Personally To This Day Would Love To Trash A Shopping Centre Though I'd Avoid Hollister As It Is So Dark In There I'd Crash Even With Headlights On[Though I'd Take One For The Team & Risk It To Take A Few Of The Staff With Me,That Establishment Is A Next Level].Rinse The Leia Picture Officially & Move On I Say,Do It For The People :>

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 5:55 a.m. CST

    It's 106 miles to Chicago-

    by A_Banned_Apart

    -we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses. Hit it.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 6:24 a.m. CST

    RPLocke & Sailor Rip.... just wow

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    If you think the Blues Brothers is over-rated, you must be as dumb as a bag of hammers. <p> The Blues Brothers is pure unadulterated art. <p> Fucking Wow. Just wow...

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 7:03 a.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    So, people like it obviously. Why would you care if someone didn't?

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 8:21 a.m. CST


    by sam jacksons wig

    I love movies, and have done for over 35 years; all kinds of cinema and genres.<br><br> There are movies that I absolutely LOVE to death, and there are movies that I just can't find any connection with, or that are so bloody awful that I end up hating them.<br><br> Personally, the Blues Brothers falls squarely into that category. John Landis needed his head seen to when he was making this shit. <br><br> Saying that, its an iconic movie for millions. I just failed to buy into it.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 9:59 a.m. CST

    Chong. Tis like a verb.

    by Shpadoinkle

    Slack, slumped and stupid is no way to go through life son.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 10:13 a.m. CST

    I'd vote Blues Bros and Animal House are good

    by Adelai Niska

    if I had to point to a "classic comedy" and label it overrated, that'd be Stripes.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 10:22 a.m. CST

    "Disco pants and hair cuts"

    by jim

    "This place has got everything!"

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Holy Shit! Now people are fuckin with Stripes!

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    Next someone will tell me Planes, Trains and Automobiles sucks. <p> Oh the humanity...

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 10:58 a.m. CST

    RPLocke... I've come across -

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    - some of your inane shit before. I usually couldn't be bothered. But the fuckin' Blues Brothers man? Are you goddamn shitting me? If there was some web equivalent of a bitch-slap you my docile friend would be on the receiving end. In ten years maybe, you'll realise your stupidity and honestly be able to outdo people in lame-story contests with " Oh yeah, well I used to think Blues Brothers was over-rated." <p> heh.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 11:23 a.m. CST

    Curtis: Do you guys know 'Minnie the Moocher'?

    by Rendell

    Murph: I once knew a hooker named Minnie Mazola!

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Illinois Nazi's....I hate Illinois Nazi's

    by savagedave

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Even if I did have drugs you guys couldn't search me

    by Tikidonkeypunch

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    "It's 106 miles to Chicago...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ... we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses." "Hit it."

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 1:08 p.m. CST

    "Blues Brothers is the Sound of Music for us"

    by Billyeveryteen

    I would agree with this. I ALWAYS leave this on while surfing.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 1:34 p.m. CST

    "One soiled...."

    by Professor_Monster

    Blues Brothers is the shit!!!

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 2:17 p.m. CST


    by Sailor Rip

    I know. It's just mind blowing isn't it? Not that someone even says they're bad films but has an opnion that they're overrated. <p> Again mind=blown.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Oh and Caddyshack is better then both of them.

    by Sailor Rip

    "IN MY OPINION". A phrase you need to learn the meaning of.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 2:36 p.m. CST


    by Iowa Snot Client

    That is funny on so many levels.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 3:35 p.m. CST

    I don't find Caddyshack funny either

    by RPLocke

    But I love movies like Fletch, and Three Amigos, and Spies Like Us.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 4:31 p.m. CST

    Fletch, Three Amigos, Spies Like Us

    by Sailor Rip


  • Aug. 1, 2010, 4:31 p.m. CST

    Three Amigos is king biscuit flower hour

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    its the most underrated movie ever.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 4:52 p.m. CST




  • Aug. 1, 2010, 7:21 p.m. CST

    Top 5 all time for this chi-town native

    by gumbercules

    [Elwood Blues has just passed on a red light, and a police car rolls up behind them. The words are said in the same rhythm as a blues song ("Soothe Me") on the car stereo] Elwood: Shit. Jake: What? Elwood: Rollers... Jake: No. Elwood: Yeah. Jake: Shit.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 8:50 p.m. CST

    Needs more Charles Napier

    by davidwebb

    That hardass rednecked sonofabitch. Get me Rambo.

  • Aug. 1, 2010, 9:33 p.m. CST


    by redrain

    How about thief with james caan! Great chicago locations!

  • Aug. 2, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    Anyone who say's....

    by KGB3317

    that The Blues Brothers is overrated obvioulsy doesn't appreciate music or giant (GIANT!)police chases! I love trying to re-enact the car chase at the end on GTAIV.