Officer Michaels catapulted Seth Rogen into stardom. Rogen and Goldberg wrote the original Superbad draft while still in high school. By the time it was set for production, Rogen had outgrown the role of Seth, which was written for him to play. Instead, Rogen still got to be in the film as one half of the least-qualified buddy cop duo ever. He stole the show as the mustachioed, chain-smoking, beer-swilling cop on duty who befriends McLovin.