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** OneCrazyNight: For several of the characters, including Dudley, Mrs. Friedman, Mr. Katzenberg, the police officers, and the pledges.

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** OneCrazyNight: For several of the characters, including Dudley, Mrs. Friedman, Mr. Katzenberg, Newbomb, Dawn, the police officers, and the pledges.


* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts about 3:30 p.m. on October 31, 1965 and ends less than 11 hours later, when Tubby's closes down for the last time shortly after 2:00 a.m.

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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts about 3:30 p.m. on October 31, 1965 and ends less than 11 hours later, when Tubby's closes down for the last time shortly after 2:00 a.m. All but the first 3 minutes take place after the sun has already gone down for the night.
** OneCrazyNight: For several of the characters, including Dudley, Mrs. Friedman, Mr. Katzenberg, the police officers, and the pledges.

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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts about 3:30 p.m. on October 31, 1965 and ends less than 11 hours later, when Tubby's closes down for the last time shortly after 2:00 a.m.


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* BillingDisplacement: Current DVD covers for the film emphasize Danza and [[Creator/MichellePfeiffer Pfeiffer]], and usually exclude lead actor Robert Wuhl. Averted in the opening credits of the movie itself, where Wuhl does indeed get top billing.


** A number of characters (for example, the Iron Box Twins) are wearing hairstyles and fashions more contemporary to the year of filming (1979) than the year of the setting (1965). Not unexpected in a low-budget period piece comedy, however, where the [[RuleOfFunny Rules of Funny]], [[RuleOfSexy Sexy]], and [[RuleOfCool Cool]] have priority over historical accuracy.

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** A PresentDayPast: The movie was filmed in 1979 and is set in 1965. While many of the middle-aged adults are wearing mid-1960s hair and fashion, a number of the younger characters (for example, (like the Iron Box Twins) are wearing hairstyles Twins, and fashions more contemporary to especially the year of filming (1979) than students at the year of the setting (1965).pep rally) have late-1970s hairdos and clothing. Not unexpected in a low-budget period piece comedy, however, where the [[RuleOfFunny Rules of Funny]], [[RuleOfSexy Sexy]], and [[RuleOfCool Cool]] have priority over historical accuracy.


As the movie begins, it's [[AllHallowsEve Halloween]] of 1965 and Tubby's Drive-In in Beverly Hills will be closing forever at the end of the night to make way for a new office building. Tubby's has been the long-time hangout of the Hollywood Knights car club, who have long been a thorn in the side of the Beverly Hills Residents Association and the local police department. With the "social disease" of Tubby's gone, the BHRA believes that surely the Knights will move on to other towns and finally spare the good people of Beverly Hills from all the drag racing, egging, and drive-by mooning.

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As the movie begins, it's [[AllHallowsEve [[UsefulNotes/AllHallowsEve Halloween]] of 1965 and Tubby's Drive-In in Beverly Hills will be closing forever at the end of the night to make way for a new office building. Tubby's has been the long-time hangout of the Hollywood Knights car club, who have long been a thorn in the side of the Beverly Hills Residents Association and the local police department. With the "social disease" of Tubby's gone, the BHRA believes that surely the Knights will move on to other towns and finally spare the good people of Beverly Hills from all the drag racing, egging, and drive-by mooning.

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* ClotheslineStealing: Some guys are being hazed and have to get to a radio station in town while naked. They pull some sheets down from a clothesline, and [[CoincidentalAccidentalDisguise unfortunately end up looking like the KKK]] outside a black family's house.


''The Hollywood Knights'' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its [[TheSixties 1960s]] nostalgia and raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.

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''The Hollywood Knights'' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/TonyDanza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, Creator/FranDrescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its [[TheSixties 1960s]] nostalgia and raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.


''The Hollywood Knights'' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its 1960s nostalgia and its raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.

As the movie begins, it's Halloween of 1965 and Tubby's Drive-In in Beverly Hills will be closing forever at the end of the night to make way for a new office building. Tubby's has been the long-time hangout of the Hollywood Knights car club, who have long been a thorn in the side of the Beverly Hills Residents Association and the local police department. With the "social disease" of Tubby's gone, the BHRA believes that surely the Knights will move on to other towns and finally spare the good people of Beverly Hills from all the drag racing, egging, and drive-by mooning.

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''The Hollywood Knights'' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its 1960s [[TheSixties 1960s]] nostalgia and its raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.

As the movie begins, it's Halloween [[AllHallowsEve Halloween]] of 1965 and Tubby's Drive-In in Beverly Hills will be closing forever at the end of the night to make way for a new office building. Tubby's has been the long-time hangout of the Hollywood Knights car club, who have long been a thorn in the side of the Beverly Hills Residents Association and the local police department. With the "social disease" of Tubby's gone, the BHRA believes that surely the Knights will move on to other towns and finally spare the good people of Beverly Hills from all the drag racing, egging, and drive-by mooning.


* AnachronismStew: A number of characters (for example, the Iron Box Twins) are wearing hairstyles and fashions more contemporary to the year of filming (1979) than the year of the setting (1965). Not unexpected in a low-budget period piece comedy, however, where the [[RuleOfFunny Rules of Funny]], [[RuleOfSexy Sexy]], and [[RuleOfCool Cool]] have priority over historical accuracy.

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A number of characters (for example, the Iron Box Twins) are wearing hairstyles and fashions more contemporary to the year of filming (1979) than the year of the setting (1965). Not unexpected in a low-budget period piece comedy, however, where the [[RuleOfFunny Rules of Funny]], [[RuleOfSexy Sexy]], and [[RuleOfCool Cool]] have priority over historical accuracy.accuracy.
** The music is NothingButHits, but a lot of it is hits from about five years before the movie takes place. But then a character plays California Dreamin' on an 8-track player, even though it wasn't released as a single until a month ''after'', and wouldn't be available on 8-track tape until it was released on album several months later.


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'''The Hollywood Knights''' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its 1960s nostalgia and its raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.

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'''The ''The Hollywood Knights''' Knights'' is a 1980 comedy starring Robert Wuhl as Newbomb Turk, the leader of a high-spirited car gang that hangs out at Tubby's Drive-In, cruises the streets of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and pulls mischievous pranks and practical jokes on a variety of local snobs and authority figures. The film also features Tony Danza, Creator/MichellePfeiffer, and Fran Drescher, all of whom were still very early in their acting careers. With its 1960s nostalgia and its raunchy humor, the film plays like a cross between ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/AnimalHouse''.


* FanserviceExtra: The nude brunette sunbathing with Dawn and Sally, the pantyless cheerleader, and the skinny dippers at the pool party.

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* FanserviceExtra: The nude brunette sunbathing with Dawn and Sally, the [[GoingCommando pantyless cheerleader, cheerleader]] at the pep rally, and the skinny dippers at the pool party.

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* MistakenForRacist: The naked pledges who try to steal clothes off a clothesline as they sneak through Watts, a Los Angeles neighborhood with a large African-American population. One of the pledges steals some white sheets to presumably make a toga. The homeowner sees them in white sheets, thinks the pledges are part of the Ku Klux Klan, and runs for his shotgun...


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* BigWhat: Newbomb, when he learns that Officer Bimbeaux has towed away the El Camino that Newbomb "borrowed" from his older brother for the night, after parking it in front of a fire hydrant.

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