More of him came from my step-dad, who is now passed away. The initial creators of the show kind of based the character on their dads and then I added my dad.
We did this film in 13 days, mind you. And 13 days is not very long for a feature film. Nobody in their right mind would argue that. Nobody in their right mind would do that.
We have a great time on that show, and we enjoy one another’s company on stage and off. And sitcoms don’t have bad schedules. We started out working five days a week, but now we’re down to three.