13 Little Known Anchorman Facts: That Escalated Quickly!

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Anchorman is one of the most beloved and popular comedies of all time.

Will Ferrell has often said that Ron Burgundy was his most favorite character that he ever played. When it comes to that film, it’s hard to find someone who has not seen it.

Yet, we bet that you did not know these 13 fun facts about the comedy classic from Ferrell and his writing-directing partner Adam McKay!

Sure, those Anchorman quotes are iconic, and many think that Brick’s are the most out there. Did you know the studio wanted that character completely cut out of the movie? Yeah, seriously.

Watch Anchorman online and it’s easy to tell the affinity that it has for San Diego. And the love is mutual -- the city has adopted the film as its own. But, how much of it was actually filmed there?

Click through and learn these 13 little known facts about one of the most beloved comedies ever made, Anchorman.

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Anchorman Quotes

Brian Fantana: No, she gets a special cologne... It's called Sex Panther by Odeon. It's illegal in nine countries... Yep, it's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good.
Ron Burgundy: It's quite pungent.
Brian Fantana: Oh yeah.
Ron Burgundy: It's a formidable scent... It stings the nostrils. In a good way.
Brian Fantana: Yep.
Ron Burgundy: Brian, I'm gonna be honest with you, that smells like pure gasoline.
Brian Fantana: They've done studies, you know. 60% of the time, it works every time.
Ron Burgundy: That doesn't make sense.

Ron Burgundy: Boy, that escalated quickly... I mean, that really got out of hand fast.
Champ Kind: It jumped up a notch.
Ron Burgundy: It did, didn't it?
Brick Tamland: Yeah, I stabbed a man in the heart.
Ron Burgundy: I saw that. Brick killed a guy. Did you throw a trident?
Brick Tamland: Yeah, there were horses, and a man on fire, and I killed a guy with a trident.
Ron Burgundy: Brick, I've been meaning to talk to you about that. You should find yourself a safehouse or a relative close by. Lay low for a while, because you're probably wanted for murder.