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* CaliforniaDoubling: The movie is set in Phoenix, Arizona, but was filmed in California.



* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis' first movie. She DyeingForYourArt: Creator/SamanthaMathis dyed her usually-blonde blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]her character.


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* WagTheDirector: Creator/ChristianSlater disagreed with Allan Moyle who wanted to bring in a tap dance instructor to help orchestrate a scene that begins with "Hard Harry" faking masturbation on the air and ends with him breaking into a manic dance by himself. Slater wanted to do something more spontaneous based on his instincts.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Allan Moyle initially wanted to cast Creator/JohnCusack as Mark Hunter, but Cusack turned down the role, as he didn't want to play another high school student following his role in ''Film/SayAnything''.
* WriteWhatYouKnow: The school in the film, Hubert Humphrey High, was based on a Montreal high school where Allan Moyle's sister used to teach that, according to Moyle, had a principal "who had a pact with the staff to enhance the credibility of the school scholastically at the expense of the students who were immigrants or culturally disabled in some way or another."


** Also a case of TechnologyMarchesOn, as the idea of pirate radio has been more or less abolished with the rise of blogging/vlogging and podcasting.

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** Also a case of TechnologyMarchesOn, as the idea of pirate radio as an avenue of voicing discontent has been more or less abolished with supplanted by the rise of blogging/vlogging and podcasting.


* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The clothes, the hair, the politics, the technology, all of it screams "late 1980's/early 1990s."

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The clothes, the hair, the politics, the technology, all of it screams just ''screams'' "late 1980's/early 1990s."

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** Also a case of TechnologyMarchesOn, as the idea of pirate radio has been more or less abolished with the rise of blogging/vlogging and podcasting.

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** Likewise the [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0847411/ series]] ''Pump Up The Volume'', about the origins of house music.


* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey It's That Girl]]: Mark's English teacher is better known as [[Film/LittleShopOfHorrors Audrey Fulquard]].

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey It's That Girl]]: Mark's English teacher is better known as [[Film/LittleShopOfHorrors Audrey Fulquard]].


* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This 1990 movie title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This 1990 movie title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.movie.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The clothes, the hair, the politics, the technology, all of it screams "late 1980's/early 1990s."
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' Creator/SamanthaMathis' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]


* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This 1990s movie title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This 1990s 1990 movie title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.


* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This movie's title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This movie's 1990s movie title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]]]
* SimilarlyNamedWorks: This movie's title with M|A|R|R|S 1987 hit "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cak1xly8oUM Pump up the Volume]]". There is no connection between the two - the song does not appear in the movie.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie. She dyed her usually-blonde hair black [[DyeingForYourArt for the role.]]


* CastIncest: Jamie and Janie, two relatively minor characters who are dating, are played by first cousins Ahmet Zappa and Lala Stoatman.

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* CastIncest: Jamie and Janie, two relatively minor characters who are dating, are played by first cousins Ahmet Zappa and Lala Stoatman.Stoatman.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SamanthaMathis ' first movie.


* CastIncest: Jamie and Janie, two relatively minor characters who are dating, are played by first cousins Ahmet Zappa and Lala Stoatman.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Joey, creator of the film's StupidStatementDanceMix, is played by a young Creator/SethGreen.

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* CastIncest: Jamie and Janie, two relatively minor characters who are dating, are played by first cousins Ahmet Zappa and Lala Stoatman.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Joey, creator of the film's StupidStatementDanceMix, is played by a young Creator/SethGreen.
Stoatman.

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