* BestKnownForTheFanservice: The topless fortune teller with three nipples, or else the fifteen-year-old doing a sex study are the most remembered details about the film.
* CrazyAwesome: Jay and Silent Bob.
* CultClassic: A box office flop at the time, the film gained greater appreciation from video rentals and TV showings. VindicatedByCable and VindicatedByVideo in other words.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Kevin Smith only brought back Jay and Silent Bob because he wanted to see Jason Mewes play Jay one more time. After seeing the positive feedback to the characters, he felt confident enough to include them in all of his View Askew films.
* FridgeBrilliance: During the game show, Brody constantly swears, and belittles Gil and acts obnoxious. Now it could be said he is acting like his usual self, but when you really think about it, he's deliberately making himself look bad, and making Gil look bad so TS would have a better chance at winning over Brandi. His swearing also means that much of the material is useless as a TV show. Doubles as HeartwarmingInHindsight.
* FriendlyFandoms: With Michael Moore's ''Film/CanadianBacon'', which was produced by the same studio and opened around the same time to similarly horrid returns. Smith and Moore later had to do a press conference together for their respective films and reportedly sulked all the way through, asking one another how much they had anticipated their movies would make.
* HilariousInHindsight:
** When Stan Lee is advising Brodie to get together with this girlfriend, he ends by saying, [[CosmicRetcon "I'd give it all up,]] just for ComicBook/OneMoreDay with her."
** The Duke "Fuck List" was an infamous 2010 Powerpoint slideshow that became an internet meme. It was made by an 'experienced' student, who rated all of her sexual encounters in almost the exact same fashion as Trish. Although the girl in question was a college student.
** The opening credits had parody comics featuring the characters. Shannon's (Creator/BenAffleck) was called ''[[Franchise/{{Batman}} Buttman]] [[ComicBook/TheBatmanAdventures Adventures]]''. Nineteen years later, Affleck was announced as the next Batman.
** Brodie accusing Gil Hicks of being a "Closet Case Self Loather." Jason Lee who played Brodie, later goes on to play a character in ''Film/ChasingAmy'' that is revealed to be the exact description of that.
** Art James' last hosted game show, the original US version of ''Series/CatchPhrase'', was replaced by ''Perfect Match'', which was basically a knockoff of ''Series/TheNewlywedGame'' hosted by [[Series/{{Blackout}} Bob]] [[Series/WheelOfFortune Goen]]. Come 1995, Art James appears in this movie, playing the (fictional) host of a transparent ripoff of ''The Dating Game''.
** Brodie (Creator/JasonLee) tells a story about his cousin using what he thinks are his last moments jerk off on an airplane going down, only for the plane to straighten out. In ''Film/AlmostFamous'', the drummer for Lee's character's band uses what he thinks are his last moments in an airplane going down to do... something ''slightly'' less embarrassing[[note]]He tells everyone that he's gay.[[/note]] before the plane straightens out.
* JustHereForGodzilla: Some ''{{Series/Charmed}}'' fans watch the movie for Creator/ShannenDoherty, as it's one of her few big theatrical roles.
* RetroactiveRecognition:
** This is one of the earliest film roles for Ben Affleck and the beginning of the longtime friendship between Affleck and Smith.
** This is also Jason Lee's first film role, coming off of a successful career as a skateboarder.
** [[Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982 Thorgrim]] / [[Series/CaptainPowerAndTheSoldiersOfTheFuture Lt. Michael "Tank" Ellis]] is a security guard.
* SophomoreSlump: The film got a horrible critical reception after ''Clerks'' got Smith pegged as the next huge director.
* TearJerker: Stan Lee's story about his ex-girlfriend. Sure, [[spoiler: it was actually just made up by TS's suggestion so it could motivate him to win back Rene]], but it was still a pretty emotional scene.
* ToughActToFollow: Coming right after ''Film/{{Clerks}}'' made this film subject to a lot of unfair comparisons at the time. In the commentary, Smith chastises the video box description of ''Film/ChasingAmy'' for outright lying by saying he'd made "a big splash with ''Clerks'' and an even bigger splash with ''Mallrats''."
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