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* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway (''Pac-Man'' itself was made in Japan by Namco, but Midway developed a few sequels of their own), who sponsored the movie.

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* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' ''VideoGame/PacMan'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' ''VideoGame/SatansHollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway (''Pac-Man'' itself was made in Japan by Namco, but Midway developed a few sequels of their own), who sponsored the movie.


* ValleyGirl: Joseph Rutter's daughter Patsy exhibits several mannerisms and ideals of the typical

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* ValleyGirl: Joseph Rutter's daughter Patsy exhibits several mannerisms and ideals of the typical this archtype.


* GassHole: [=McDorfus=]

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* GassHole: [=McDorfus=] rips loud, smelly farts on several occasions.


* BlackComedyRape: When breaking into a house, the morbidly obese man tells the younger nerd that this is his chance to lose his virginity... with a sleeping woman lying in bed. The scene is played for comedy.

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* BlackComedyRape: When breaking into a house, the morbidly obese man [=McDorfus=] tells the younger nerd nerdy Eugene that this is his chance to lose his virginity... with a sleeping woman lying in bed. The scene is played for comedy.



* ButtMonkey: The main character, a nerd who is constantly the butt of jokes, pranks and teasing.
* DuelsDecideEverything: Namely, the fate of the arcade.
* FamilyBusiness: The arcade is managed by a guy and his grandfather. It was a warehouse before that.

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* ButtMonkey: The main character, Eugene, a nerd who is constantly the butt of jokes, pranks and teasing.
* DuelsDecideEverything: Namely, the The fate of the arcade.
arcade hinges on a video game challenge between Jeff and King Videot and whoever gets a higher score.
* FamilyBusiness: The arcade is managed by a guy Jeff and his grandfather. It was a warehouse before that.that.
* GassHole: [=McDorfus=]



** NerdyInhaler: Does this once, but hits himself in the nose.

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** NerdyInhaler: Does this once, but hits himself in * IdiosyncraticWipe: Several scene transitions are accompanied by a giant Pac Man passing across the nose. screen from left to right (accompanied by his trademark ''wakka wakka wakka...'' noises).



* TheQuincyPunk: The punk/goth characters.

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* TheQuincyPunk: The King Videot and his punk/goth characters.cronies.


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* TrainingMontage: Jeff gets one to prep for the final duel against King Videot to decide the arcade's fate.
* ValleyGirl: Joseph Rutter's daughter Patsy exhibits several mannerisms and ideals of the typical


* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway (''Pac-Man'' itself was made in Japan, but Midway developed a few sequels of their own), who sponsored the movie.

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* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway (''Pac-Man'' itself was made in Japan, Japan by Namco, but Midway developed a few sequels of their own), who sponsored the movie.


* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway, who sponsored the movie.

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* PacManFever: Totally averted. All the games are real and portrayed as they actually existed at the time. ''Super Pac-Man'', a not particularly well-known game in the ''Pac-Man'' series, is actually played at a tournament (which may confuse modern audiences not familiar with this particular variation) before its real-life release in arcades, and ''Satan's Hollow'' was also played. Both games were developed in the US by Midway, Midway (''Pac-Man'' itself was made in Japan, but Midway developed a few sequels of their own), who sponsored the movie.

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* FamilyBusiness: The arcade is managed by a guy and his grandfather. It was a warehouse before that.

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* {{Blackmail}}: The main characters try to get Rutter to back down with (out of context) pictures of him [[ItMakesSenseInContext in the arcade with a pair of half dressed teenagers]]. However he simply strong-arms them into handing them over [[spoiler:...until later on, when it turns out they kept the photos after all and show them at the debate.]]

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* ToiletHumour: Quite a lot.


* ButtMonkey: The main character, a nerd who is constantly the butt of jokes, pranks and teasing (the latter by some women).

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* ButtMonkey: The main character, a nerd who is constantly the butt of jokes, pranks and teasing (the latter by some women).teasing.


* ButtMonkey: The main character, a nerd who

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* ButtMonkey: The main character, a nerd whowho is constantly the butt of jokes, pranks and teasing (the latter by some women).
* DuelsDecideEverything: Namely, the fate of the arcade.

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* TheQuincyPunk: The punk/goth characters.


* MrsFanservice: Pretty much every female character is...[[MaleGaze quite attractive]].

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* MrsFanservice: MsFanservice: Pretty much every female character is...[[MaleGaze quite attractive]].

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* MrsFanservice: Pretty much every female character is...[[MaleGaze quite attractive]].

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