* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: The film generously uses a boatload of '70s rock from the likes of Music/AliceCooper, Music/BlackSabbath, Foghat, Music/TedNugent, Music/{{Kiss}}, Music/LynyrdSkynyrd, Music/{{Aerosmith}}...the list goes on and on.
* MemeticMutation:
** [[MemeticMolester "That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age."]]
** "Alright! Alright! Alright!" has gotten some traction in recent years and especially after Creator/MatthewMcConaughey's CareerResurrection, which saw him dropping the catchphrase in his award acceptance speeches. He's also [[http://www.vanityfair.com/vf-hollywood/matthew-mcconaughey-catchphrase-tshirt put it on t-shirts]] in his clothing line.
* MisaimedFandom: Richard Linklater didn't intentionally make it a stoner movie. But, considering ''every'' teenaged protagonist, including those that are definitely underage, smokes pot and/or drinks beer, the mistake is understandable.

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