He's really started to put an effort in, but he can't help that he can't last longer than 5-10 minutes, and I make sure to never make him feel bad for that. "I like to wear the panties she leaves at my house." I wear them around for a few days - to work, getting groceries, to the gym, at the bar....Then I wash them before she comes over next so she has no clue.
The director had storyboarded something totally different, but—as always seems to be the case with TV movies—there just wasn’t enough time and/or money to pull off his original vision.
“Part 2” was even more successful, gathering up a massive 20.6 rating after 19.2 million people tuned in to see how the nightmare would end—if it ever did.
“Part 2” was, in fact, the second-most-watched broadcast on the night it originally aired; Tuesday, November 20, 1990.
We would watch as a little boy in a yellow rain slicker chased his paper boat down a charming, flooded street in the middle of a stormy day in the suburbs. After that, we were never the same, as soon after the little boy goes to retrieve his boat from the maw of the sewer, he is greeted by none other than the living, breathing, giggling nightmare that was Tim Curry’s Pennywise.
And then the little boy’s boat went down into that storm drain . It turns out, however, that it wasn’t just our childhoods that classically trained thespian Tim Curry ruined with his take on the dancing clown from Stephen King’s classic novel.