History Film / FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh

19th Dec '16 6:10:36 PM NWolfman
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''Fast Times At Ridgemont High'' is a 1982 ComingOfAge / SliceOfLife film written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Amy Heckerling. It follows the lives of a handful of high school students over the course of a school year, focusing mostly on Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her eventual boyfriend, Mark "Rat" Ratner (Brian Backer). The other main characters are Stacy's brother, Brad (Judge Reinhold); her best friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates); Rat's best friend, Mike Damone (Robert Romanus); Jeff Spicoli, a perpetual stoner in Stacy's history class (Creator/SeanPenn); and Mr. Arnold Hand, the history teacher who is frequently put upon by Spicoli's antics (Ray Walston).

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''Fast Times At Ridgemont High'' is a 1982 ComingOfAge / SliceOfLife film written by Cameron Crowe Crowe, based on his novel, and directed by Amy Heckerling. It follows the lives of a handful of high school students over the course of a school year, focusing mostly on Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her eventual boyfriend, Mark "Rat" Ratner (Brian Backer). The other main characters are Stacy's brother, Brad (Judge Reinhold); her best friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates); Rat's best friend, Mike Damone (Robert Romanus); Jeff Spicoli, a perpetual stoner in Stacy's history class (Creator/SeanPenn); and Mr. Arnold Hand, the history teacher who is frequently put upon by Spicoli's antics (Ray Walston).
13th Oct '16 11:16:23 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ArtisticLicenseMusic: Despite being told to play side one of "Music/LedZeppelinIV" on his date, Mark ends up playing "Kashmir" from "Music/PhysicalGraffiti" instead. This is partly GeniusBonus (few outside of the truly devoted would know exact Zeppelin track listings) and partly ThrowItIn. The producers were unable to secure clearances for "IV" and it could be played off as Mark picking the wrong album.
31st Aug '16 5:23:38 AM TFSyndicate
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** Says Mr. Hand, "What are you people? ''On DOPE?!?''" [[spoiler: In the end, he is convinced ''everybody'' is on dope!]]


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* RunningGag: Spicoli trying Mr. Hand's patience.
23rd Aug '16 12:34:39 PM glickmam
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** When Spicoli compliments Jefferson on his flashy sports car, Jefferson replies with a menacing "Don't fuck with it". He later does.
1st Aug '16 1:05:14 AM HumdrumHerd
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* DefacementInsult: Charles Jefferson, Ridgemont High's star football player, finds his car destroyed and defaced insults allegedly perpetrated by people from a rival school. But it was actually his brother and Spicoli, who had taken it for a joyride and wrecked it. They painted the slurs to cover up their culpability.

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* DefacementInsult: Charles Jefferson, Ridgemont High's star football player, finds his car destroyed and defaced with insults allegedly perpetrated by people from a rival school. But it was actually his brother and Spicoli, who had taken it for a joyride and wrecked it. They painted the slurs to cover up their culpability.
1st Aug '16 1:04:43 AM HumdrumHerd
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* DefacementInsult: Charles Jefferson, Ridgemont High's star football player, finds his car destroyed and defaced with racial slurs allegedly perpetrated by people from a rival school. But it was actually his brother and Spicoli, who had taken it for a joyride and wrecked it. They painted the slurs to cover up their culpability.

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* DefacementInsult: Charles Jefferson, Ridgemont High's star football player, finds his car destroyed and defaced with racial slurs insults allegedly perpetrated by people from a rival school. But it was actually his brother and Spicoli, who had taken it for a joyride and wrecked it. They painted the slurs to cover up their culpability.
28th Jul '16 11:26:02 AM BDA1978
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** When Spicoli compliments Jefferson on his flashy sports car, Jefferson replies with a menacing "Don't fuck with it". He later does.
11th Mar '16 4:31:18 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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'''''Fast Times At Ridgemont High''''' is a 1982 ComingOfAge / SliceOfLife film written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Amy Heckerling. It follows the lives of a handful of high school students over the course of a school year, focusing mostly on Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her eventual boyfriend, Mark "Rat" Ratner (Brian Backer). The other main characters are Stacy's brother, Brad (Judge Reinhold); her best friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates); Rat's best friend, Mike Damone (Robert Romanus); Jeff Spicoli, a perpetual stoner in Stacy's history class (Creator/SeanPenn); and Mr. Arnold Hand, the history teacher who is frequently put upon by Spicoli's antics (Ray Walston).

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'''''Fast ''Fast Times At Ridgemont High''''' High'' is a 1982 ComingOfAge / SliceOfLife film written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Amy Heckerling. It follows the lives of a handful of high school students over the course of a school year, focusing mostly on Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her eventual boyfriend, Mark "Rat" Ratner (Brian Backer). The other main characters are Stacy's brother, Brad (Judge Reinhold); her best friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates); Rat's best friend, Mike Damone (Robert Romanus); Jeff Spicoli, a perpetual stoner in Stacy's history class (Creator/SeanPenn); and Mr. Arnold Hand, the history teacher who is frequently put upon by Spicoli's antics (Ray Walston).
12th Feb '16 8:59:07 AM Dravencour
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* DefacementInsult: Charles Jefferson, Ridgemont High's star football player, finds his car destroyed and defaced with racial slurs allegedly perpetrated by people from a rival school. But it was actually his brother and Spicoli, who had taken it for a joyride and wrecked it. They painted the slurs to cover up their culpability.
26th Jan '16 8:53:49 PM glickmam
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* BrickJoke: Near the opening, Damone remarks to some kid customers that as a result of some bad scalping, he was "this" close to working at 7-11. [[spoiler: In the film's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue, it is mentioned that he was busted for scalping Ozzy Osbourne tickets and is now working at 7-11.]]
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