5 Laughable Memos from Real Hollywood Honchos

Hollywood is famous for making things up. But these memos from studio and network executives, as collected by a producer of funny films like Animal House and National Lampoon's Vacation, are all too real.

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What did the NBC executive say to the producer of Star Trek?

What did the NBC executive say to the producer of <i>Star Trek</i>?

What did the studio executive say to the director of Caddyshack?

What did the studio executive say to the director of <i>Caddyshack</i>?

What did the department of Standards and Practices say to the team behind The Ben Stiller Show?

What did the department of Standards and Practices say to the team behind <i>The Ben Stiller Show</i>?

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What did the film investor say to the producer of Animal House?

What did the film investor say to the producer of <i>Animal House</i>?

What did the film producer say to the writer/director?

What did the film producer say to the writer/director?

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