‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Clip Revisits the Old Apartment for a Wacky Cameo
This week we learned that Jennifer Lawrence opted to have her cameo cut from ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ for reasons that may become clear to you depending on how you feel when you see the film for yourself (or it may disappoint you if you end up enjoying it, like our own Mike Ryan). But there’s one cameo that did remain in the film, and although it’s a pretty big one, audiences won’t be able to recognize the actor—much like Cate Blanchett’s cameo in ‘Hot Fuzz.’ The clip is now online and labeled merely as “Old Apartment,” with nothing about the notable cameo mentioned at all.
The video comes courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, and finds Jim Carrey’s Lloyd and Jeff Daniels’ Harry returning to their old apartment, where Harry has adopted a stray cat named Butthole because, you know, the cat has one of those. Harry's also had to take up a roommate in Lloyd’s absence, giving us a huge nod to ‘Breaking Bad.’
And now we get into SPOILER territory, so if you care about that sort of thing, avert your eyes, but honestly, you can’t even recognize the actor inside the big yellow suit, so what does it really matter?
The actor is Bill Murray, who previously appeared in the Farrelly Brothers’ comedy ‘Kingpin,’ so the filmmakers definitely seem to be pulling a friendly favor here. We’re not sure you can even call this a cameo, since it’s not one of those brief, exciting appearances that make you bounce in your seat with joy, and Murray’s presence doesn’t add anything to the scene because it just relies on the sight gags.
So now you know. It’s Bill Murray. Don’t be a jerk and whisper this into your friend/significant other/dad’s ear during the movie—not because it’s a spoiler, but because you shouldn’t be talking during the movie, ya dummy.