Episode 02 Season 1 Election's Early Rejection truInside Season 1 - Ep. 02 Writer Tom Perrotta recalls keeping Election in a drawer for years before showing it to the film's producers. Replay Share 5 Up Next The Pessimist and the Overachiever truInside Season 1 - Ep. 02 Up Next truInside The Pessimist and the Overachiever truInside Don't Call Me Shirley truInside An Inside Look at Comedy truInside Playing It Straight truInside Smack 'Em Yak 'Em! Adam Ruins Everything Why the Public Defender System is So Screwed Up truInside Season 1 Episode 02 Election's Early Rejection Writer Tom Perrotta recalls keeping Election in a drawer for years before showing it to the film's producers. Facebook Share on Twitter Up Next The Pessimist and the Overachiever The crew of Election explain why Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon were perfectly cast for their roles. More From truInside truInside Clashing Personas Critics look at why Steve Martin and Jackie Mason's different styles of comedy worked together in The Jerk. truInside The Good Girl and the Biker Chick We take a look at Navin Johnson's polar opposite love interests in The Jerk. truInside Bridesmaids Stars Talk Dirty The actresses dish about the unforgettable bathroom scene as truInside takes a look at this classic comedy. truInside Sean Penn's Breakout Role Casting director Don Phillips looks back on how Penn almost blew it during his audition for Spicoli. truInside Chris Klein's Big Break Actor Chris Klein looks back on getting one of the luckiest breaks in Hollywood. Show Clips truInside Doing It for the Laughs The crew laughs about Chris Farley's dedication to physical comedy at his own painful expense. truInside The Best of Friends Critics weigh in on how David Spade and Chris Farley's friendship contributed to their on-screen chemistry. truInside The Pretty Boy Critics discuss Rob Lowe's performance in Tommy Boy and the hilarious contrast of his character and Chris Farley's. truInside Sleeping Around Kathy Griffin laughs about her widely-known promiscuity while a member of the Groundlings. truInside The Groundlings Famous alumni of the legendary sketch comedy troupe look back on their beginnings at the company. truInside Getting It Right the First Time Bull Durham producer Mark Burg explains why he didn't change screenwriter/director Ron Shelton's first draft. truInside No Secrets on a Movie Set The Bull Durham crew laughs about how the on-screen romance between the three stars carried over to real life. truInside History of the Comedy Cellar Comedians talk about the humble beginnings of what is now a world-renowned comedy club. truInside Life of the Party Comedians reminisce about their times with Manny Dworman, Comedy Cellar's original owner. truInside The Back Table Cellar comedians explain how a table at the Olive Tree Cafe became the clubhouse of the comedy industry.