History Trivia / AnimalHouse

25th Mar '16 5:51:18 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy and RetroactiveRecognition:
** D-Day is played by veteran character actor Bruce [=McGill=], who played Jack Dalton on ''[=MacGyver=]'', was the voice of Cleveland's racist, lecherous, closeted gay boss Lloyd Waterman on ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow''[[note]](sounds hard to believe? Here's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOM5Q4PdBU8 some video evidence]][[/note]]), and was on the TNT drama ''Rizzoli and Isles''.
** Flounder is Stephen Furst, later a regular on ''Series/StElsewhere'' and ''Series/BabylonFive''.
*** Furst also was a Kansas college student who rode out the [[{{Film/TheDayAfter}} nuclear apocalypse.]]
** Tom Hulce (Pinto) would go on to an Academy Award nomination for the title role in ''Theatre/{{Amadeus}}'', and later voiced and sang the title role in ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''.
** Tim Matheson played Otter, and is pretty recognizable now as [[Series/TheWestWing Vice President Hoynes]] and [[Series/BurnNotice "Dead" Larry Sizemore]].
** Mark Metcalf, who played Niedermeyer, did his yelling schtick in the beginning of Music/TwistedSister's famous "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25pS3bx4S8A I Wanna Rock]]" video, and later, albeit under heavy makeup played [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer The Master.]]
** Dean Wormer had previously been the [[Film/DirtyHarry mayor of San Francisco]].
** The same actress who played Mrs. Wormer was also [[Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist the Virgin Mary]].
** And, of course, Creator/KevinBacon.
** Boon dated [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Marion Ravenwood]] and later, suspected Creator/JimCarrey of being a green-faced menace to Edge City in ''Film/TheMask''.



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16th Nov '15 9:51:57 AM sturmovik
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13th Nov '15 11:35:21 AM Briguy52748
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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast. For example, Mark Metcalf (Neidermeyer) was 32. Subverted by the casting of KevinBacon, who was actually of college age at the time.

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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast. For example, Mark Metcalf (Neidermeyer) was 32. One of the other most notable examples was 19-year-old (at the time of production) actress Sarah Holcomb, who played 13-year-old statutory rape victim Clorette [=DePasto=]. Subverted by the casting of KevinBacon, who was actually of college age at the time.
3rd Nov '15 1:27:35 PM StFan
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** Boon dated [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Marion Ravenwood]] and later, suspected JimCarrey of being a green-faced menace to Edge City in ''TheMask''.

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** Boon dated [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Marion Ravenwood]] and later, suspected JimCarrey Creator/JimCarrey of being a green-faced menace to Edge City in ''TheMask''.''Film/TheMask''.
24th Oct '15 6:08:31 PM nombretomado
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** D-Day is played by veteran character actor Bruce [=McGill=], who played Jack Dalton on ''[=MacGyver=]'', was the voice of Cleveland's racist, lecherous, closeted gay boss Lloyd Waterman on ''TheClevelandShow''[[note]](sounds hard to believe? Here's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOM5Q4PdBU8 some video evidence]][[/note]]), and was on the TNT drama ''Rizzoli and Isles''.

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** D-Day is played by veteran character actor Bruce [=McGill=], who played Jack Dalton on ''[=MacGyver=]'', was the voice of Cleveland's racist, lecherous, closeted gay boss Lloyd Waterman on ''TheClevelandShow''[[note]](sounds ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow''[[note]](sounds hard to believe? Here's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOM5Q4PdBU8 some video evidence]][[/note]]), and was on the TNT drama ''Rizzoli and Isles''.
23rd May '15 3:12:05 PM glickmam
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* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny: Several of the scenes with Bluto, such as the part where he piles on food and when he smashes the guitar, were improvised by Belushi.
23rd May '15 2:54:02 PM glickmam
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** As mentioned above, the first choice for the role of Dean Wormer was Jack Webb.

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** As mentioned above, the first choice for the role of Dean Wormer was Jack Webb.Webb, while the first choice for the role of Mrs. Wormer was Kim Novak.
5th Apr '15 2:45:35 PM glickmam
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** Subverted, however, with John Vernon's character Vernon Wormer, the dean of the college. According to John Landis, his first choice for the role was [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} Jack Webb]], who turned it down because he felt that the film was making fun of his straight-laced, law-and-order image.

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** Subverted, however, with John Vernon's character Dean Vernon Wormer, the dean of the college. Wormer. According to John Landis, his first choice for the role was [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} Jack Webb]], Webb of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' fame, who turned it down because he felt that the film was making fun of his straight-laced, law-and-order image.



** If John Belushi turned down the role of Bluto, the next choice would've been MeatLoaf.

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** If John Belushi turned down the role of Bluto, the next choice would've been MeatLoaf.Music/MeatLoaf.
** As mentioned above, the first choice for the role of Dean Wormer was Jack Webb.
5th Apr '15 1:23:11 PM DrOO7
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* AFIS100Years100Laughs: #36
* AFIS100Years100MovieQuotes:
** #82, "Toga! Toga!"
2nd Feb '15 10:04:34 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast. For example, Mark Metcalf (Neidermeyer) was 32.

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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast. For example, Mark Metcalf (Neidermeyer) was 32. Subverted by the casting of KevinBacon, who was actually of college age at the time.
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