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Trivia: Wayne's World
  • Enforced Method Acting:
    • Dana Carvey had never heard "Bohemian Rhapsody" before, so he's just pretending to know the words.
    • Dana Carvey ad libbed the question about Bugs Bunny; Myers' reaction is real.
  • Fake Nationality: Cassandra, who comes from Hong Kong, is played by Tia Carrere, an American actress (born and raised in Hawaii) of Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish descent. Wayne's World 2 also has American actress Drew Barrymore playing Bjergen Kjergen, the Swedish receptionist at WPIG Radio.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Sam Seaborn as Benjamin.
    • Helen Gamble as "psycho hose beast" Stacy.
    • Al Bundy as Mikita's manager Glen.
    • Chris Farley in a cameo as the Almighty Janitor Security Guard (he also plays Milton in 2.)
    • Robert Patrick in a cameo as the T-1000
    • Rock musician Meat Loaf plays a nightclub bouncer in the first film.
    • Terry is Beecher from OZ.
    • Christopher Walken as Bobby Cahn.
    • Ric Olie as Del Preston.
    • Tim Meadows has a small cameo in Wayne's World 2 as the ghost of Sammy Davis Jr.
    • Drew Barrymore has a cameo in Wayne's World 2 as Bjergen Kjergen, the Swedish secretary for WPIG Radio.
    • Derek Smalls, looking his absolute shabbiest, plays "Handsome Dan," the DJ at WPIG.
    • Ted McGinley plays Mr. Scream, the guy whose job it is to scream into a microphone at WPIG radio.
  • Life Imitates Art: Many guitar stores really do have signs telling patrons not to play "Stairway to Heaven," since it's massively overplayed by guitarists who frankly aren't all that good at guitar. The same usually goes for "Smoke On The Water" and "Sweet Child 'o' Mine," too.
  • The Red Stapler: Wayne's World gave the AMC Pacer the kitsch appeal that makes it a collectable today.
  • Revival by Commercialization: Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" disappeared from the charts for almost two decades; after the first movie, it was back in the Top 10.
  • Teasing Creator: In 2008 Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey reprized their roles as Wayne and Garth for the MTV Movie awards. In 2011 they once again reprized the roles of Wayne and Garth for a SNL skit during an episode hosted by Dana Carvey. Both times this caused fans of the films to excitedly speculate that a third Wayne's World film is in the works, and both times Mike Meyers has had to go on record as saying that it's not happening.
  • Throw It In: The scene with Wayne and Garth talking on the hood of their car was the last scene filmed. Since everyone was tired and just wanted the movie done, they ad-libbed it. Mike Myers' hysterical response to Dana Carvey's question (about whether he found Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and played Girl Bunny) was genuine.
  • What Could Have Been: Mike Myers wanted Federico Fellini to direct the sequel. Paramount, thinking Myers was joking, quickly squashed that idea.

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