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Actor Allusion: During Jessica's cameo in American Reunion, she announces that " I'm a lesbian now." Natasha Lyonne played a lesbian character in "But I'm a Cheerleader" the same year the original American Pie was released.
: How many girls did you sleep with this year?
: Wouldn't you like to know?
Fuck yeah I would.
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The Danza: Chris Klein as Chris Ostreicher, and John Cho and Justin Isfeld as the MILF Guys, John and Justin.
Dawson Casting: Alyson Hannigan was 24 when filming the first film. Seann William Scott was 22. They play 17-to-18-year-olds.
The main four-man band generally averts this; they were 18-20 to start. (Jason Biggs 20, Chris Klein 19, Eddie Kaye Thomas and Thomas Ian Nicholas 18).
And Alyson Hannigan can get away with it because she really can act that well, though less so by Reunion, where she was beginning to look her age.
Direct-to-Video: The "American Pie Presents" Spin-offs. Made Canon Discontinuity with the release of the fourth theatrical film.
Fake Nationality: Jason Biggs has mentioned being confused about why he is typically cast as a Jewish character, despite not being Jewish himself in real life.
Hey, It's That Guy!:
I Am Not Spock: Examples.
Seann William Scott (Stifler, the dude who drank semen beer, gets peed on and throws the wildest parties)
Jennifer Coolidge (Stifler's Mom, the MILF)
The Other Darrin: Stifler's little brother is played by Eli Marienthal in the first two films, but by Tad Hilgenbrink (as a high school senior) in the spin-off movie, Band Camp.
Sequel Gap: If you ignore the direct-to-video sequels, American Reunion is the first film with the original cast in 10 years.
Star-Making Role: Seann William Scott as Stifler. Tara Reid, Alyson Hannigan, and Eugene Levy were well-established at the time. The rest of the cast hasn't been... quite as lucky.
Throw It In: Michelle dominating Jim in bed was thought up by Alyson Hannigan. Everyone immediately went for it.