* DawsonCasting; 25 year old Lori Lethin and 23 year old Julie Brown among others play teens. Subverted in that Lethin's slightly older superior is played by the younger Joe Penny.
* HeyItsThatGuy; Curtis was played by Billy Jayne (or Jacoby as he was known at the time) a popular child actor of the time appearing in such movies as ''TheBadNewsBears'', ''Cujo'', and ''Beastmaster''. And Beverly was played by Julie Brown who later became known for her show ''Down Town with Julie Brown''.
* Billy Jayne would play another psychotic murderous child in the movie "Hospital Massacre", Elizabeth Hoy who played Debbie also appeared in the film.