- Said by Jean Carberry while sorting through trash after accidentally throwing out her husband's ashes: "I'd recognize him straight away. He was in a green Barnardo's plastic bag...Dennis was a bloke in a million."
- While seeing Cleese in A Fish Called Wanda, Ole Bentzen (Danish) laughed himself into a heart attack and died.
- In 1996 while out on a fishing trip in Brazil, a six-inch fish jumped into Nathan do Nascimento's mouth and chocked him to death.
- When Frieda's lover died, she mixed his ashes in a cement mixer and had them mixed into her new mantelpiece.
Facts from Oddballs and Eccentrics and The New Book of Lists.