History Trivia / WaynesWorld

29th Dec '16 4:02:13 PM IlGreven
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* StarMakingRole: The first ''Wayne's World'' film was such a hit that it launched Mike Myers's film career.

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* StarMakingRole: The first ''Wayne's World'' film was such a hit that it launched Mike Myers's film career. It was also Tia Carrere's first starring role (though she had done minor film and television roles earlier), and vaulted her to stardom.
7th Dec '16 7:59:10 AM LarryMullen
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7th Dec '16 7:58:54 AM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Both films are set in Illinois, but mountains and palm trees seen in some scenes reveal that it was shot in California.


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* FollowTheLeader: The first movie's success inspired the productions of all succeeding ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' movies.


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* YouLookFamiliar: Chris Farley has a cameo in the first film as a security guard ([[ChekhovsGun who provides a lot of seemingly useless information]]); in the second film, he plays a member of Wayne's crew named Milton.
30th Oct '16 11:45:45 AM dangerdan97
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** Mike Myers speaks fluent Cantonese. Wayne's dialogue in the language is 100% authentic.

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** Mike Myers speaks fluent Cantonese. Wayne's dialogue in the language is 100% authentic.authentic, if ''profoundly'' accented.
17th Jul '16 3:00:34 PM NWolfman
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* WishFulfillment: Mike Myers had said that he wanted to do public access when he first became a performer, but didn't want to go through the sea of paper work to make it happen. The Wayne character was his way of getting the experience without the burden of bureaucracy.
17th Jul '16 2:55:52 PM NWolfman
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* CreatorBacklash: Mike Myers was furious when he saw that Paramount has recut Music/{{Queen}}'s [[SacredCow legendary, groundbreaking]] music video for "Bohemian Rhapsody" with clips from the film as promotion, describing it as "pissing on a [=DaVinci=]."
17th Jul '16 2:53:32 PM NWolfman
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Mike Myers, like Wayne, had a an obsessive ex girlfriend who bought him a gun rack (albeit as a joke) in the hopes that it would convince him to get back with her. She was reportedly furious when she saw the finished film.
17th Jul '16 2:49:01 PM NWolfman
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** Mike Myers speaks fluent Cantonese. Wayne's dialogue in the language is 100% authentic.



* FakeNationality: Cassandra, who comes from UsefulNotes/HongKong, is played by Tia Carrere, an American actress (born and raised in UsefulNotes/{{Hawaii}}) of Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish descent. ''Wayne's World 2'' also has American actress Creator/DrewBarrymore playing Bjergen Kjergen, the Swedish receptionist at [=WPIG=] Radio.

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* FakeNationality: Cassandra, who comes from UsefulNotes/HongKong, is played by Tia Carrere, an American actress (born and raised in UsefulNotes/{{Hawaii}}) of Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish descent. [[note]]Humorously enough, this proved Casandra's conversation with Wayne in Cantonese difficult, as she was not fluent in the language, as the Canadian-born Mike Myers was.[[/note]] ''Wayne's World 2'' also has American actress Creator/DrewBarrymore playing Bjergen Kjergen, the Swedish receptionist at [=WPIG=] Radio.
17th Jul '16 2:43:34 PM NWolfman
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*** The laugh is actually composited from a different joke.

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*** The laugh is actually composited from a different joke.joke, and was partially the result of Myers being delirious from an exhaustive day of shooting.
23rd May '16 10:30:08 PM jameygamer
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* StarMakingRole: The first ''Wayne's World'' film was such a hit that it launched Mike Myer's film career.
* TeasingCreator: In 2008 Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey reprized their roles as Wayne and Garth for the MTV Movie awards. In 2011 they once again reprized the roles of Wayne and Garth for a [=SNL=] skit during an episode hosted by Dana Carvey. Both times this caused fans of the films to excitedly speculate that a third ''Wayne's World'' film is in the works, and both times Mike Meyers has had to go on record as saying that it's not happening.

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* StarMakingRole: The first ''Wayne's World'' film was such a hit that it launched Mike Myer's Myers's film career.
* TeasingCreator: In 2008 Mike Meyers Myers and Dana Carvey reprized their roles as Wayne and Garth for the MTV Movie awards. In 2011 they once again reprized the roles of Wayne and Garth for a [=SNL=] skit during an episode hosted by Dana Carvey. Both times this caused fans of the films to excitedly speculate that a third ''Wayne's World'' film is in the works, and both times Mike Meyers Myers has had to go on record as saying that it's not happening.



** The studio wanted to use a Music/GunsNRoses track instead of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody", but Mike Meyers fought for the inclusion of the Queen song. Meyers even threatened to quit the production if he didn't get what he wanted, and eventually the studio gave in to his demand.
** Penelope Spheeris, who directed the first film, was approached by Paramount to direct the sequel. Spheeris immediately declined the offer due to the fact that Mike Meyers had been so difficult to work with during the making of the first film. Instead Stephen Surjik was chosen to direct ''Wayne's World 2''. Spheeris would not make peace with Mike Meyers until after the release of the first ''Austin Powers'' film.

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** The studio wanted to use a Music/GunsNRoses track instead of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody", but Mike Meyers Myers fought for the inclusion of the Queen song. Meyers Myers even threatened to quit the production if he didn't get what he wanted, and eventually the studio gave in to his demand.
** Penelope Spheeris, who directed the first film, was approached by Paramount to direct the sequel. Spheeris immediately declined the offer due to the fact that Mike Meyers Myers had been so difficult to work with during the making of the first film. Instead Stephen Surjik was chosen to direct ''Wayne's World 2''. Spheeris would not make peace with Mike Meyers Myers until after the release of the first ''Austin Powers'' film.
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