YMMV: Good Burger

  • Awesome Music: Parliament-Funkadelic's "(Not Just) Knee Deep"
    • Less Than Jake's "We're All Dudes" with Kel Mitchell providing vocals. They had never played the song in concert, except for a show in Chicago in 2008. And who should join them on stage, but Herbert J. Budworth dressed as Ed!!
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment:
    • Ed's dream in the beginning, which features talking hamburgers and him flying around with them before getting dropped into a pit.
    • ...why are the mental patients doing a Michael Jackson style dance number to a George Clinton song?
  • Broken Base
  • Completely Missing the Point: Arguably applies to the viewers who watch the film for So Bad, It's Good value. All in all, it's easy for a smart viewer to catch that the comedy results (intentionally) from utterly stupid and simplistic jokes. The viewers who enjoy the stupidity and claim that they are doing so "ironically" may be (in the words of one of the movie's goons) "a few tacos short of a combination plate."
  • Critical Dissonance: Compare the negative reaction from critics, and how fondly it's remembered now, with modern reactions to the movie tending to place it in So Bad, It's Good territory. Even at the time of its release, it still fit, managing to make a small profit for Nickelodeon despite being bashed by critics.
  • Critical Research Failure: Auto insurance follows the registered owner of the vehicle, NOT the driver. Sinbad could have filed a claim under Dexter's mother's policy, avoiding all of the events of the story.
  • Cult Classic
  • Ear Worm: "I'm a dude, he's a dude/She's a dude, 'cause we're all dudes. HEY!..."
  • Evil Is Sexy: Roxanne. Kurt and his henchmen may also qualify.
  • Heartwarming Moments: Dexter calling Ed "buddy" and Ed taking it to heart, and Ed buying Dexter a light-up yo-yo with his wages (that are severely depleted because Dexter is scamming him) after he hears Dexter's Disappeared Dad story come to mind.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Ed looks quite a bit like a certain rapper.
    • George Clinton and Sinbad appearing in a movie alongside Kenan Thompson is funny (or funnier) when you realize that George Clinton and Sinbad are two of the many celebrity impressions Kenan Thompson has done on Saturday Night Live. Funnier still when you realize that George Clinton was the first celebrity Kenan Thompson played on SNL.
  • Ho Yay: There's more than quite a bit between Ed and Dexter.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger, may I take your order?"
  • Moral Event Horizon: Kurt crosses this when he breaks into Good Burger and puts shark poison in Ed's sauce.
  • Moment Of Awesome: The destruction of the Mondo Burger restaurant.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The burgers with eyes.
    • Kurt's plot to feed people shark poison.
    • The possible side effects of consuming a chemically enlarged Mondo Burger.
  • Tear Jerker: The roof scene, where we learn that Dexter's father gave him a yo-yo before leaving (though it's unclear if his parents divorced or if he abandoned them).
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: Why, Abe Vigoda? WHY?!
    Doug Walker: You were in Godfather, man! Show some dignity!