03/02/2012 05:12 pm ET | Updated Mar 02, 2012

Tim & Eric: We Made 'Billion Dollar Movie' For Love Of Blu-Rays (VIDEO)

We admit it: Tim and Eric got us.

The comedy duo's debut feature film, "Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie," hits theaters this weekend (although it's already available on iTunes and On Demand). We were curious what led Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim to proceed down a path that would end with the twisted film, which also stars Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

And we learned the true source of their inspiration. Their answer may surprise you.