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Trivia: American Pie
  • 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.
    Stifler: How many girls did you sleep with this year?
    Jessica: Wouldn't you like to know?
    Stifler: Fuck yeah I would.
  • Banned In Malaysia
  • 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.
    Jason Biggs (Jim, the dude who fucked a pie [Lampshaded in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back])
    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.
    • Taken Up to Eleven with Nadia who in the second movie doesn't look anything like in the first one. This might have been a means of demonstrating that Jim doesn't actually find her that hot anymore now that there's Michelle.
  • 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.

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