Heat Vision and Jack
Heat Vision and Jack (1999) is Rob Schrab and Dan Harman's famous 'failed' pilot. Despite critical acclaim, directing by Ben Stiller, and a star cast, FOX turned down the chance for Heat Vision and Jack to be made into a TV series.
- Jack Austin (played by Jack Black): Former employee of NASA, Jack Austin was "exposed to inappropriate levels of solar energy", causing his brain to expand "like cookie dough", making him "three times smarter than the smartest man in the world".
- Heat Vision (voiced by Owen Wilson): With Jack on the run from NASA agents, he called his roommate Doug for help. However, when Doug arrived on his motorcycle, he was shot with an "experimental ray" by the agents, merging him with his bike.
- Ron Silver (played by himself): A "very dangerous man, a gifted actor, and a cold blooded killer". Hired by NASA to stop Jack Austin at any cost.
- The Sheriff (played by Christine Taylor): At first, The Sheriff wondered how "high" Jack Austin's rocket ship went when he "got totally baked", nevertheless she eventually trusts Jack after Ron Silver flips a table at her.
Heat Vision: My friend Jack says the universe is infinite. He says you can travel forever and never reach the edge. I say the edge is where you find it.
Ron Silver: If I feel so much as one bullet hit me, I'll come over there and pull your lungs through your nostrils.
Heat Vision: Is that blood?
Jack Austin: The blood of tomatoes.
Heat Vision: Para-gone. Jack, Jack Jack,
Jack Austin: [Fake laugh] I get it.
Jack Austin: You shouldn't point those things at people; they're dangerous.
The Sheriff: Only if I pull the trigger.
Jack Austin: I wasn't talking about the gun.
The Sheriff: Neither was I.