Trivia / Billy Madison

  • Actor Allusion:
    • The lunch lady serving sloppy joes is a reference to Adam Sandler's popular song "Lunch Lady Land", which is from his 1993 album, "They're All Gonna Laugh At You".
    • Before getting on the bus, the bus driver played by Chris Farley says "Good, great, grand, wonderful...", which was also said by Farley's character in Airheads, which also starred Adam Sandler.
  • Corpsing: Adam tries very hard to keep a straight face when Farley (playing the bus driver) tells him how hot Veronica is.
  • Enforced Method Acting: When filming the dodgeball scene, Adam and director Tamra Davis asked some of the kids for permission to let Adam hit them with the ball, but neither of them said how hard Adam would hit.
  • Star-Making Role: Adam Sandler.
  • Shout-Out: Max Anderson has as his doorbell chime the same G-E-C broken chord which comprises the jingle for NBC, an affiliate of Universal Pictures.
  • Throw It In: According to Adam Sandler, Chris Farley turning bright red in aggravation was improvised
  • What Could Have Been:
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