In “Temple of Doom”, Indiana Jones, Willie Scott, and Ke Huy Quan’s Short Tour After their first arrival at Pankot Palace, they sit at a grand banquet, where Indy questions Roshan Seth’s Prime Minister, Chattar Lal, about the sinister Thuggee cult. asks. As the conversation progresses, starting with the “Snake surprise” (surprise, more snakes in it) a series of unusual dishes designed to be as nauseating as possible are served. This is followed by a tray of giant bugs before the servers bring eyeball soup. The grand finale, of course, are the severed monkey heads, whose skulls are easily cracked open to allow dinner guests easy access to the “chilled monkey brains” inside.
While Spielberg worked Kate Capshaw with real insects and snakes in other scenes, he fell short of actually getting his actors to eat real creatures. Inside production introduction, the filmmaker explained how he conceived “a dish of the worst things you could ever imagine eating in your lifetime.” And he helped his team find a variety of practical solutions to bring this vision to life.
For the soup, rubber eyes were glued to the bottom of the bowl and floated upward when Capshaw stirred the water. Custard also came in handy, especially for insects. Object GalleryIt’s actually made of latex rubber, with a detachable section that the crew can fill with dessert. And for these all-important monkey brains, the team once again used regular old custard mixed with raspberry sauce.