History Film / WetHotAmericanSummer

6th Feb '16 2:46:57 PM jormis29
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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''Film/RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.

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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''Film/RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} [[Series/{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.
28th Jan '16 10:06:14 AM Morgenthaler
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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.

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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''RoleModels'').''Film/RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.
17th Jan '16 10:54:57 AM nombretomado
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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.

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''Wet Hot American Summer'' is a 2001 comedy cult film directed by ''Series/{{Stella|US}}'''s David Wain (yes, ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}} that]]'' David Wain, also known for directing ''RoleModels''). The film is about the adventures, both physical and emotional, of the preteen campers, teenage counselors and adult camp directors on last day of summer camp at Camp Firewood on August 18th, 1981. It stars Creator/JaneaneGarofalo, [[{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]], Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, [[LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Christopher Meloni]], Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Creator/BradleyCooper, Creator/AmyPoehler, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles and members of {{MTV}}'s sketch comedy group TheState. It was written by Wain and Showalter.
15th Oct '15 7:51:59 PM MrAHR
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** Just calling Andy a JerkAss doesn't quite do the character justice; quoth Seanbaby: "Paul Rudd is so good at playing a dick boyfriend that Rihanna ducks when she watches Wet Hot American Summer."
** Katie's final speech cements her as one.
9th Sep '15 5:06:51 PM Wackd
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* AmbiguouslyJewish: The entire camp. Listen to the names Creator/JaneaneGarofalo calls out in the cafeteria for the "early bus to UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}" (they're all incredibly stereotypical Jewish names, and include "David Ben Gurion", played as if she is literally just trying to come with names that sound Jewish with "Ira Goldberg…stein).
19th Aug '15 3:46:54 PM LokIago
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* HairTriggerSoundEffect: Any time a prop is thrown off screen is foleyed with the sound of a clay pot shattering
9th Aug '15 4:36:49 PM AuroraLynches
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: While casual homophobia wasn't exactly rare in the early 2000s, the characters' use of slurs like "dyke" and "fag" was still considered much ruder than it would have been when the movie was set.



* HypocriticalHumor: McKinley fears being harassed by J.J. and Gary in the school canteen [[spoiler: after his wedding with Ben]], but has no qualms about bullying Steve in the talent show.

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* HypocriticalHumor: McKinley [=McKinley=] fears being harassed by J.J. and Gary in the school canteen [[spoiler: after his wedding with Ben]], but has no qualms about bullying Steve in the talent show.
9th Aug '15 2:27:17 PM AuroraLynches
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* PlanetOfSteves: It's easy to miss since they're only mentioned in one scene, but at least 5 of the older girls at camp are named Debbie (Debbie Epstein, Debbie with mono, [=McKinley=]'s cousin Debbie-Debbie, Tall Debbie, and Debbie Freeman).

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* PlanetOfSteves: It's easy to miss since they're only mentioned in one scene, a couple of scenes, but at least 5 6 of the older girls at camp are named Debbie (Debbie Waxman, Debbie Epstein, Debbie with mono, [=McKinley=]'s cousin Debbie-Debbie, Tall Debbie, and Debbie Freeman).
8th Aug '15 7:21:51 AM tvinsomne
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* HypocriticalHumor: McKinley fears being harassed in the school canteen [[spoiler: after his marriage to Ben]], but has no qualms about bullying Steve in the talent show.

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* HypocriticalHumor: McKinley fears being harassed by J.J. and Gary in the school canteen [[spoiler: after his marriage to wedding with Ben]], but has no qualms about bullying Steve in the talent show.
8th Aug '15 7:10:03 AM tvinsomne
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* HypocriticalHumor: McKinley fears being harassed in the school canteen [[spoiler: after his marriage to Ben]], but has no qualms about bullying Steve in the talent show.
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