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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: A verbal one. When The Big Kahuna challenges the punks to the surfing contest he suggest they settle it like they did in the old days. You hear a random background voice say "A pajama party?"

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* AsideComment: "Are we the corniest couple you've ever seen or what?"


A 1987 AffectionateParody of the 1960s beach party movies with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello... starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello.

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A 1987 AffectionateParody of the 1960s beach party movies with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello...Creator/AnnetteFunicello... starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello.


* AsHimself: UsefulNotes/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Mathers, and Tony Dow]].

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* AsHimself: UsefulNotes/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/DickDale, Music/StevieRayVaughan, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Mathers, and Tony Dow]].

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* MagicalRealism: The film deliberately invokes the feeling of a bedtime story or a FairyTale, such as when Pee Wee somehow blasts off into space on a surfboard.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: Invoked with the Big Kahuna surfing in front of an obvious rear screen projection, as a reference to the old surfer movies.


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%%* * SlumberParty: A pajama partyparty set up by Annette as part of her formuliac plan to get Frankie back.


* AsHimself: Creator/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Mathers, and Tony Dow]].

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* AsHimself: Creator/OJSimpson UsefulNotes/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Mathers, and Tony Dow]].


* AsHimself: Creator/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, and Tony Dow]].

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* AsHimself: Creator/OJSimpson (or not?), Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, Mathers, and Tony Dow]].


* DrowningMySorrows
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* FirstPersonSmartass: Bobby.

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* %%* DrowningMySorrows
* %%* TheEighties
* %%* FirstPersonSmartass: Bobby.



* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: Troy, at one point.

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* %%* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: Troy, at one point.



* OddFriendship: Frankie and Michael.

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* %%* OddFriendship: Frankie and Michael.



* OverprotectiveDad

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* %%* OverprotectiveDad



* SlumberParty: A pajama party

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* %%* SlumberParty: A pajama party



* SurferDude: Mountain.

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* %%* SurferDude: Mountain.


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!!This film !! ''Back to the Beach'' contains examples of:



* GoodBadGirl: Annette's rival Connie. She spends a good chunk of time trying to steal Frankie - but has no real interest in Frankie. Why? Because she's ''supposed'' to, and it's a way for Annette to re-realize how good she has it with Frankie.

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* GoodBadGirl: Annette's rival Connie. She spends a good chunk of time trying to steal Frankie - but Frankie--but has no real interest in Frankie. Why? Because she's ''supposed'' to, and it's a way for Annette to re-realize how good she has it with Frankie.



* {{Pun}}: "Somebody get me a net. ...Well I didn't mean ''that'' kind of Annette."

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* {{Pun}}: "Somebody get me a net. ...Well net... well I didn't mean ''that'' kind of Annette."



* SmugSnake: Bobbie. He's trying desperately to be hardcore and...isn't. Mostly because he's twelve.

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* SmugSnake: Bobbie. He's trying desperately to be hardcore and... isn't. Mostly because he's twelve.



* VoodooShark: The Humunga Cowabunga from Down Under.

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* VoodooShark: The Humunga Cowabunga from Down Under.Under.

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* AsHimself: O.J. Simpson (or not?), DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, and Tony Dow]].

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* AsHimself: O.J. Simpson Creator/OJSimpson (or not?), DickDale, Creator/DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, and Tony Dow]].


This film contains examples of:

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This !!This film contains examples of:


* TheMickeyMouseClub: Referenced in {{flashback}}.


* AsHimself: O.J. Simpson (or not?), DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, and Tony Dow]].

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* AsHimself: O.J. Simpson (or not?), DickDale, Music/{{Fishbone}}, [[PeeWeesPlayhouse [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-wee Herman]], [[LeaveItToBeaver [[Series/LeaveItToBeaver Barbara Billingsley, Jerry Matters, and Tony Dow]].

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