History Film / RockAndRollHighSchool

17th Jun '16 8:03:19 PM gewunomox
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* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:As soon as Principal Togar sets her students' records on fire, the students RIOT, put out the bonfire as quickly as possible, and then take over the school with help from their favorite band, TheRamones, whose concert they (and Mr. [=McGree=]) had attended the night before.]]
* BigDamnHeroes: TheRamones appear right when Mrs. Togar tries to burn her student's records -- and just as the students are putting out the fire.

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* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:As soon as Principal Togar sets her students' records on fire, the students RIOT, put out the bonfire as quickly as possible, and then take over the school with help from their favorite band, TheRamones, Music/TheRamones, whose concert they (and Mr. [=McGree=]) had attended the night before.]]
* BigDamnHeroes: TheRamones Music/TheRamones appear right when Mrs. Togar tries to burn her student's records -- and just as the students are putting out the fire.
11th Jan '16 2:32:44 AM WillBGood
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* CaptainObvious: "Does your parents KNOW you're Ramones?"

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* CaptainObvious: "Does "Do your parents KNOW you're Ramones?"
5th Jan '15 11:44:19 AM spirasen
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* AnythingButThat: The lunch ladies' reactions to [[spoiler:being pelted with the "[[MysteryMeat Tuesday Surprise]]"]]

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* AnythingButThat: The lunch ladies' reactions to [[spoiler:being pelted with the "[[MysteryMeat Tuesday Surprise]]"]]Surprise]]"]].



* BigDamnHeroes: TheRamones appear right when Mrs. Togar tries to burn her student's records--and just as the students are putting out the fire.

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* BigDamnHeroes: TheRamones appear right when Mrs. Togar tries to burn her student's records--and records -- and just as the students are putting out the fire.



** [[spoiler:Can count as an InJoke as none of the band were actually related; the name was taken from an early alias of PaulMcCartney. The stage names, and the gimmick of the boys pretending to be brothers, were both Dee Dee's idea]]

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** [[spoiler:Can count as an InJoke as none of the band were actually related; the name was taken from an early alias of PaulMcCartney. The stage names, and the gimmick of the boys pretending to be brothers, were both Dee Dee's idea]]idea.]]



* GambitRoulette: There's no way Riff and her friend planned on getting their tickets back because they didn't plan that method--the RADIO STATION did. What's more, the station itself didn't hear of Riff's latest confrontation with Principal Togar, making this a mix of this and SpannerInTheWorks.

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* GambitRoulette: There's no way Riff and her friend planned on getting their tickets back because they didn't plan that method--the method -- the RADIO STATION did. What's more, the station itself didn't hear of Riff's latest confrontation with Principal Togar, making this a mix of this and SpannerInTheWorks.



* RuleOfCool / RuleOfFunny

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* RuleOfCool / RuleOfFunnyRuleOfFunny.



* ShoutOut: The film was named after a song from the Ramones' album ''Music/EndOfTheCentury''.

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* ShoutOut: The film was named after a song from the Ramones' album ''Music/EndOfTheCentury''.



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: How does [=McGree=] react to [[spoiler:his school being destroyed a second time]]? He simply shrugs it off as deja vu and another opportunity to relocate.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: How does [=McGree=] react to [[spoiler:his school being destroyed a second time]]? He simply shrugs it off as deja déjà vu and another opportunity to relocate.
21st Dec '14 11:55:37 PM Patachou
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''Rock 'n' Roll High School'' is a 1979 musical comedy film produced by Creator/RogerCorman, directed by AllanArkush, and featuring Music/TheRamones.

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''Rock '''Rock 'n' Roll High School'' School''' is a 1979 musical comedy film produced by Creator/RogerCorman, directed by AllanArkush, and featuring Music/TheRamones.


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* ShoutOut: The film was named after a song from the Ramones' album ''Music/EndOfTheCentury''.
31st Aug '14 7:56:15 PM BadSplice
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* GenreThrowback: Producer Creator/RogerCorman's intent was to recreate the teen movies he started out making.
31st Aug '14 7:51:28 PM BadSplice
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* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler:All Ms. Togar can say in the end is "Detention."]]
31st Aug '14 7:48:58 PM BadSplice
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Quoth Mr. [=McGree=], "You know, people say your music is loud and destructive and lethal to mice, but, I think you're the Beethovens of our time."


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* ChainsawGood: At the end, [[spoiler:Riff takes a chainsaw to the permanent records.]]


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* DancePartyEnding: To "[[TitleDrop Rock 'n' Roll High School]]".


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* HongKongDub: The lip-synching is off in parts, but gets really noticeable during the end performance of "Rock 'n' Roll High School".
31st Aug '14 7:32:59 PM BadSplice
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* AnimalMotifs: White Mice. They're frequently [[RunningGag blown up upon exposure to Ramones songs]], [[spoiler: And two human-sized, anthropomorphized mice show up.]]
* AnythingButThat: The lunch ladies' reactions to [[spoiler:being pelted with the "[[MysteryMeat Tuesday Surprise]]"]]



* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:As soon as Principal Togar sets her students' records on fire, the students RIOT, put out the bonfire as quickly as possible, and then take over the school with help from their favorite band, TheRamones, whose concert they (and their music teacher) had attended the night before.]]

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* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:As soon as Principal Togar sets her students' records on fire, the students RIOT, put out the bonfire as quickly as possible, and then take over the school with help from their favorite band, TheRamones, whose concert they (and their music teacher) Mr. [=McGree=]) had attended the night before.]]



* CoolOldGuy: Mr. [=McGree=] who by the end, becomes the only teacher who supports [[spoiler:the students' revolt.]]

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* CoolOldGuy: Mr. [=McGree=] who by the end, becomes the only teacher who supports [[spoiler:the students' revolt.revolt, and dances with Riff.]]



* FatAndSkinny / ThoseTwoGuys: The Hall Monitors.



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Music Teacher [=McGree=]]].

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Music Teacher [[spoiler:The music teacherm Mr. [=McGree=]]].



* RunningGag: The Ramones' music is, apparently, lethal to mice.

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* RunningGag: The Ramones' music is, apparently, is apparently lethal to mice.mice to the point where they blow up.
* StuffBlowingUp: White mice, [[spoiler:and the school itself.]]



* TrashTheSet: Mount Carmel High School, where the film was shot, had closed a few years earlier, so they were free to [[spoiler:blow the whole place up at the end.]]

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* TrashTheSet: Mount Carmel High School, where the film was shot, had closed a few years earlier, so they were free to [[spoiler:blow [[spoiler:have a giant party and blow the whole place up at the end.]]
31st Aug '14 5:59:49 PM BadSplice
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* CoolOldGuy: Mr.[=McGree=] who by the end, becomes the only teacher who supports [[spoiler:the students' revolt.]]

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* CoolOldGuy: Mr. [=McGree=] who by the end, becomes the only teacher who supports [[spoiler:the students' revolt.]]
31st Aug '14 5:59:07 PM BadSplice
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* SurrealHumor: Constantly, an example being when Mr.[=McGree=] goes to the concert, [[spoiler:and is flanked by a giant anthropomorphic mouse and a Native American in traditional garb who offers him a pipe.]]

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* SurrealHumor: Constantly, an example being when Mr.the scenes with Mr. [=McGree=] goes to at the concert, [[spoiler:and is flanked [[spoiler:flanked by a giant anthropomorphic mouse and a Native American in traditional garb who offers him a pipe.]]
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