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“I mean, I don't think I'm alone in the world in imagining this flick may be the worst idea since Greedo shooting first. You know it, but… a Jay and Silent Bob movie? Who'd pay to see that?” (Aside Glance)
Holden (as Kevin Smith mugs at the fourth wall)

When Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) are finally forced to stop hanging out in front of the Quick-Stop by a restraining order, they discover that a movie based on the comic that's based on them, Bluntman and Chronic, is in production. While the duo is shocked to learn that they won't be getting any money from the film, they're more horrified that people on the Internet are badmouthing them and the franchise. So Jay and Silent Bob set out for Hollywood to find a way to stop the movie from getting made so people will stop talking trash about them on the Internet.

Along the way, they hook up with a group of women who are actually superthieves, but convince Jay and Silent Bob that they're animal activists; the four women convince the duo to break into an animal-testing clinic and free all the animals inside, and use that as a distraction to break into a diamond vault and rob it blind. From that point, Jay and Silent Bob run from the law with a stolen orangutan as they continue on their way to Hollywood. It is Played for Laughs.

A sequel, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, came out in 2019.

This film contains examples of:

  • Action Girl:
    • The four female thieves Jay and Silent Bob hook up with (Sissy, Missy, Chrissy, and Justice). The first three are more like Dark Action Girls though.
    • Suzanne the orangutan also qualifies.
  • Actor Allusion
  • Adam Westing: Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill and a whole slew of other Hollywood personalities poke fun at themselves.
  • Added Alliterative Appeal: "The tenor of Tinseltown is one of terror today..."
  • Advertised Extra: Chris Rock is one of the top-billed actors, despite not appearing until the movie's climax.
  • Age Cut: The opening sequence.
  • All Just a Dream: Jay has a rather odd one where he and Silent Bob get picked up by Mystery Inc. who drug them and steal their organs.
  • "Angry Black Man" Stereotype: Chris Rock as a movie director who suspects everybody around him is hiding racist prejudices against him.
  • Animals Lack Attributes: Averted in one deleted scene spoofing Scooby-Doo.
    Jay: Scooby's rockin' a stoner boner!
  • Animal Wrongs Group: The four jewel thieves pretend to be crazy animal rights activists in order to provide cover and patsies for a diamond heist. Oddly, the script puts the animal testing lab in Boulder, CO, which is home to many real animal rights groups.
  • Artistic License – Film Production: Miramax Films never had an actual production facility, let alone a huge backlot a'la Universal or MGM, just offices.
  • Artistic License – Geography: The editing of the movie suggests that Jay and Silent Bob hike from Boulder, CO to Utah with a stolen monkey. This is a distance of over 300 miles, over the Rocky Mountains.
  • Aside Glance: Three of them, including one from Kevin Smith right after the quote at the top of this page.
  • Bad "Bad Acting": Ben Affleck and Matt Damon on the scene of "Good Will Hunting 2".
  • Becoming the Mask: In-universe. Mark Hamill at first hamming it up when he thinks James Van Der Beek (who is really the real Jay in disguise) is upstaging him. He is then literally having to try to fight Jay off rather than play it off as All Part of the Show. The result is what you'd expect.
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Played with: Jay asks Seann William Scott's character if he would, as a sheep (presumably with a human mind), have sex with another sheep. When he eagerly says he would, Jay throws him out of the van while moving. (Mostly because Jay wanted to be alone with the girls.)
  • Big Bad: Eliza Dushku's character, Sissy, is the leader of a gang of female jewel thieves and has Jay and Silent Bob Mistaken for Terrorist following the girls' heist at the diamond exchange.
  • Big Budget Beef-Up: At $22,000,000, this is the most expensive film in the View Askewniverse (the cheapest, of course, being Clerks which was 1/1,000th that budget). As a result, there's substantially more action and a much more expansive cast.
  • Black Comedy Rape: Implied.
    Jason Biggs: It's me! Jason Biggs! I was the piefucker!
    Security Guard: Well, in prison, he'll be the pie.
  • Brick Joke:
    • A hitchhiker, towards the beginning of the film, advises Jay and Silent Bob to offer to go down on potential drivers to get rides. It...doesn't work...with the nun... When the two finally arrive in Hollywood, nearer the tail end of the film, Jay can be "seen" going down on the hot woman who gave them a lift.
    • Silent Bob gives the monkey the tranquilizer gun. The monkey later uses it to shoot Will Ferrell's character.
    • Jay makes a comment to Justice's friends that hot women shouldn't eat fast food because it will make them fart. Sure enough, Chrissy farts when they're breaking into a facility, causing the alarms to go off.
  • The Cameo: Plenty of them, including several characters from past View Askewniverse films. Most notable is the Continuity Cavalcade at the end.
    • Basically any character with the exception of Jay, Bob, the quartet of Action Girls, and Willenholly qualifies (most others get about five minutes of screentime, if that).
    • Mark Hamill as Cocknocker, also Adam Westing as mentioned above. No explanation is needed other than that except for this:
    On-screen text: 'HEY KIDS! IT'S MARK HAMILL! (APPLAUSE)'
    • Kevin Smith's daughter, Harley Quinn Smith, plays the baby version of Silent Bob at the beginning of the film.
    • Paul Dini
    • George Carlin as the hitchhiker.
    • One that might have slipped under your radar: the pizza delivery boy who gets it on with the hot female thieves was Joe Quesada, who works for Marvelous Pizza.
    • Morris Day and The Time appear after being introduced by Jay himself, and perform their hit "Jungle Love". Morris also dances with Jay and Bob during the film's coda.
  • Casting Couch: Implied by Chaka, who's got "more white girls lined up than the first lifeboat on the Titanic." He attempts to proposition Missy, Sissy and Chrissy before the shootout begins.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Justice and Sissy debate on which style is better this way.
    Sissy: Ya but I'll Bury you with my Crouching Tiger.
    Justice: A little Venus Fly Trap?
    Sissy: I'll counter with Dragon Queen.
    Sissy: Bring it on.
  • Cat Fight: played for perfect laughs after building up both of the film's Action Girls to a ridiculous degree—it degrades for a moment into slaps and hair pulling—to Jay and Silent Bob's delight.
  • Celebrity Paradox: The film swims in this trope.
    • Ben Affleck reprises his role as Holden from Chasing Amy and vocally disses the actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, as if Affleck and Holden are two separate and totally unrelated individuals existing in the same universe. Later Affleck and Damon appear as themselves, and they mention the movie Dogma, but without mentioning that it costarred Jay and Silent Bob.
    • Jason Biggs pops up as himself, and he mentions his costar Shannon Elizabeth from American Pie—who plays Justice in this film. Seann William Scott is also in the film.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Jay is a walking CFB ("fuck" was the first word he learned, for Chrissakes!), but other characters get to join in on the fun, too; the word is said 248 times over the course of the film.
    "Mother-mother-fuck, mother-mother-fuck-fuck, motherfuck, motherfuck, noinch-noinch-noinch..."
  • Comedic Sociopathy
  • Conspiracy Theorist: Jay's very strange super monkey theory.
  • Continuity Cavalcade: The entire film qualifies, but special mention goes to the penultimate scene, which features Dante Hicks, Randal Graves, Willam Black, Steve-Dave Pulasti, Walt the Fanboy, Tricia Jones, Alyssa Jones, Banky Edwards, and Hooper LaMante. All but Dante, Randal and Banky are making their first appearances in the film.
  • Continuity Nod: These seem to be the film's only purpose:
    • Clerks:
      Quick Stop Customer: Are you even supposed to be here today?
      Dante: Don't get me started.
      • Jay wears a T-shirt with a picture of Silent Bob's cousin Olaf and the name of his song Berzerker on it.
      • The "I assure you, we're open" sheet sign is once again hung over the closed shutters of the Quick Stop.
      • Later in the film, Dante exclaims "I'm not even supposed to be here today!" during Jay's super-monkey Imagine Spot, while having his brain experimented on by super-apes. And the Quick Stop looks exactly the same as in Clerks, right down to the shoe-polish sign and the same ancient TV.
      • The number 37 appears twice in the film—once when the jewel thieves are celebrating their 37th heist, and again during the shooting of Bluntman and Chronic ("Scene 37, Take 1").
      • When everyone comes out of the premiere of Bluntman & Chronic at the end, Willam Black (the Scott Mosier version) can be seen looking at the lights lighting the overhang of the theater. He says "That's beautiful, man"...exactly as he did when he first appeared in Clerks.
    • Mallrats:
      Brodie: Here's the pulse. The hand is on the pulse. Here's your hand, far away from the pulse, shoved straight up your ass! Would you like a chocolate-covered pretzel?
      • The above doubles as a reference to the first episode of Clerks: The Animated Series, in which the wholly ignorant Randal claims to have his "hand on the pulse of the community."
      • Brodie is seen running a comic book store, even though at the end of Mallrats he went on to host The Tonight Show. There is a large poster in the store of a Variety article with the title "Brodie Bolts" indicating that he left the show of his own accord.
      • While breaking into Provasic, Jay and Silent Bob recreate the shot from Mallrats where Silent Bob fires his hookshot, only this time at night and wearing ski masks.
      • While running away from the Sheriff, Jay screams "Flee, fatass, flee!", a variation of his quote from Mallrats "Fly, fatass, fly!".
      • Silent Bob is finally able to use the Force after trying so hard in Mallrats.
      • Steve-Dave and Walt the Fanboy do their usual schtick coming out of the Bluntman & Chronic premiere. Steve-Dave asks Walt to stop it.
      • Tricia Jones is one of the attendees at the premiere, coming out of the theater with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa calls Bluntman & Chronic "better than Mallrats".
      • And of course, virtually the entire plot is the explanation for why Jay and Silent Bob had an orangutan in The Stinger of Mallrats. (The orangutan herself was named Suzanne, possibly for the sole reason of allowing Smith to use Weezer's Suzanne over the ending credits.)
    • Chasing Amy:
      Holden: It's times like these I really miss dating a lesbian.
      • The first few bars of the Chasing Amy theme (Dave Pirner's "Tube Of Wonderful") plays when Jay and Silent Bob go visit Holden.
      • Holden's first words to Jay and Silent Bob when they show up mirrors Jay's line to Holden at the beginning of his scene in Chasing Amy: "Look at these morose motherfuckers right here. Looks like someone took a shit in their cereal". This even receives a Lampshade Hanging in a deleted scene; Holden says he's been waiting years to deliver the line.
      • In the same deleted scene, Holden blames that movie's Bittersweet Ending on Silent Bob not explaining the moral of his Amy story properly.
      • When Jay is trying to get Silent Bob to say what he's trying to communicate out loud, he says that Silent Bob can 'Give that Amy speech whenever he wants.'
      • On the set of the Bluntman and Chronic film, the director tells Banky he's a tracer, not an inker, and that no one ever had the heart to tell him.
      • A fan of Bluntman and Chronic is called a "fucking cocknocker" by Banky early in Chasing Amy. Here, the film adaptation of Bluntman features a villain called the Cocknocker.
      • Alyssa Jones is one of the attendees at the premiere, coming out of the theater with her sister Tricia. Tricia suggests Holden should work on a movie adaptation of his in-universe comic book Chasing Amy, but Alyssa immediately shoots the idea down.
    • Dogma:
      Jay: The whole fucking world's against us, man, swear to God!
      • Jay drops a surprisingly subtle one towards the beginning of the film:
        "You don't know "Jungle Love"? That shit is the mad notes. Written by God Herself and sent down to the greatest band in the world — The motherfucking Time!"
      • Judd Nelson, who had received praise from Jay for his performance in The Breakfast Club as the only part Jay found watchable ("that dude was fucking harsh"), appears here as a Utah sheriff.
      • The Buddy Christ from Dogma appears on the dashboard of a nun who gives Jay and Silent Bob a lift.
      • Jay and Silent Bob met the girl gang at a Mooby's.
      • The Stinger shows God in a white void closing a book labeled “The Askewniverse,” smiling and giggling all the while.
  • Cut His Heart Out with a Spoon: Oh yes.
    "All you motherfuckers are gonna pay. You are the ones who are the ball-lickers. We're gonna fuck your mothers while you watch and cry like little whiny bitches. Once we get to Hollywood and find those Miramax fucks who is makin' the movie, we're gonna make 'em eat our shit, then shit out our shit, and then eat their shit that's made up of our shit that we made 'em eat. And then all you motherfucks are next. Love, Jay and Silent Bob."
  • A Day in the Limelight: After four films of appearing in varying capacities (Those Two Guys in Clerks, One Scene Wonders in Chasing Amy and major supporting characters in Mallrats and Dogma), Jay and Silent Bob finally get to be the leads in a movie. The questionability of giving an entire movie to Those Two Guys is lampshaded (see page quote).
  • Description Cut: Justice claims that Jay "has manners", whereupon we immediately see Jay screaming obscenities at passersby.
    “Yo baby, you ever had your asshole licked by a fat man in an overcoat!?”
    • In the same conversation she claims her reluctance to use him and Silent Bob as scapegoats is because he's too innocent. Cut to Jay humping the window.
  • Denser and Wackier: With the over-the-top plot and excessive hijinks, it feels more like an Adam Sandler movie than a Kevin Smith one.
  • Disappointed in You: Sissy says this to Justice for going soft and defecting from her team.
  • Discontinuity Nod: Jason Biggs, having not read the script, mistakenly refers to Jay as "Ray". When ABC tried to turn Clerks into a TV show in the 1990s, Smith tried to prevent it from happening by exploiting his ownership of Jay (Silent Bob was not in the pilot). ABC responded by changing the character's name to Ray. (The pilot in question was not for Clerks: The Animated Series, which—unlike this pilot—was animated, and kept the cast of the original film as well as Smith and Mosier on board.)
    • Dante crying out that he "wasn't even supposed to be here today" while monkeys cut open his brain echoes the original ending for Clerks where he gets shot in spite of not having supposed to have been there that day.
  • Does Not Like Men: The jewel thieves, except Justice. They clearly hate Jay & Silent Bob with a passion.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: During the diamond heist, the aerosal can resembles a can of hair spray, and the girls' audio sensor resembles a birth control pill case, suggesting the theme of items found in one's purse.
  • Don't Explain the Joke: Smith said the subtitles for Mark Hamill's appearance ("APPLAUSE!") came about because test audiences couldn't figure out who he was right away, considering he was in costume and of course had aged 18 years since Jedi.
  • Dramatic Irony: Two instances of the comedic variety. In one scene, the titular duo are posing as extras on a movie set and receive these instructions from the director...
    Director: Nobody talk. (to Bob) Especially not you.
    Jay: (to Bob) That's pretty funny.
    • The second instance is on the set of the Bluntman and Chronic film. See Continuity Nod above.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: None of the law enforcements respect Marshall Willenholly in any way and sees him as a pathetic joke.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: Slow motion scenes where Jay is enchanted at the beauty of Justice.
  • Evil Mentor: Justice taught Sissy all her martial arts styles, taunting her to Bring It.
  • Expy: Jon Stewart as a straight-man news anchor.
  • Fanservice: Eliza Dushku, Ali Larter, Shannon Elizabeth and Jennifer Schwallbach-Smith at various points during the film.
  • Fartillery: Chrissy's flatulence is so loud it triggers a security system.
  • Funny Background Event: While E! reporter Jules Asner is providing an update on the activities of Jay and Silent Bob, the duo appear right behind her on camera. Jay then makes all sorts of suggestive gestures at her without her ever realizing it.
    • While the filming of Good Will Hunting 2 is going on, the scenes are shot from the perspective of the cameras in that movie. Jay and Silent Bob, who have been mistaken as extras, try to walk off the set in the background of the shot while Will has a confrontation with the Ivy League bully from the first film, but are forced back into position.
  • Fun with Acronyms: The C.L.I.T. - Coalition for Liberation of Itinerant Tree-dwellers
    • And the L.A.B.I.A. - Liberate Apes Before Imprisoning Apes. (CLIT is believed to be a violent, extremist offshoot of LABIA.)
  • Good Angel, Bad Angel: Despite having two shoulder devils, Jay's one shoulder angel is capable of talking him out of dropping his pants in front of Justice. He still promises to beat up those two "sucker-punching little bitches."
  • Groin Attack
    Jay: Why do they call you "cockknocker?"
    Mark Hamill as Cockknocker: Y'know, actually, there's a funny story behind that-hee hee, you're gonna love this, true story— *BOOOM*
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: Jay.
  • Hero Antagonist: Marshal Willenholly is only trying to catch two guys believed to be fugitives.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Justice giving herself up to clear Jay and Silent Bob's names.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Well, DUH.
  • I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine: Averted.
  • Instant Soprano: Jay's voice after being punched in the groin by Cockknocker.
  • The Internet Is for Porn ...And For Bitching About Movies. Roger Ebert even said in his review that this was "a much more sophisticated idea of the Net than we find in high-tech cyberthrillers, where the Net is a place that makes your computer beep a lot."
    Holden: The Internet is a communication tool used the world over where people can come together to bitch about movies and share pornography with one another.
  • Internet Jerk: Subverted in that Jay and Bob have never been on the internet before, and have no concept of G.I.F.T or what a Troll is and take the trash talk seriously. They also subvert the hell out of this trope by actually going around the country to beat the crap out of all the bratty kids who insulted them.
  • Jurisdiction Friction: Willenholly is constantly barging onto major crime scenes shouting about how he has the jurisdiction because animals were somehow involved, which falls under his remit as a Federal Wildlife Marshal. This causes resentment from the local authorities... less because of the jurisdiction tension than the fact that he's a complete idiot.
  • Lampshade Hanging
    Chrissy: "We're walking, talking, bad girl clichés!"
  • Laser Hallway: The jewel thieves make their way through a laser hallway using various different acrobatics (each trying to upstage the last). They're foiled however when Chrissy lets one rip through her Spy Catsuit as a result of eating fast food. This sets off the audio detection alarm.
  • Lawyer-Friendly Cameo: Those nice people and their dog in the big green van look awfully familiar...
    • When biking through the Miramax lot, Jay and Silent Bob bike through Daredevil and a group of Hand ninjas.
  • Lighter and Softer: After the exhaustive experience of both creating and dealing with the religious backlash from Dogma, Kevin Smith sought to make a controversy-free feel-good comedy with this film. The result: backlash from LGBT activists for all of the gay jokes.
  • Malcolm Xerox: Chaka Luther King (Chris Rock) as the Bluntman & Chronic director.
  • Meaningful Name: As it turns out, Marshall Willenholly.
  • A Minor Kidroduction: The first scene in the film is Jay & Silent Bob, as babies, having their strollers parked next to each other while their mothers run into the convenience store.
  • Money, Dear Boy: In-Universe.
  • Motor Mouth: Unlike Bob, Jay never shuts up.
  • Mythology Gag: A subtle one has Jay wearing a Berserker shirt.
  • New Media Are Evil: At least to Jay and Silent Bob, who are quite upset with the Internet in general when they learn what people are saying about them.
    • They get their revenge at the end of the movie; they use money earned from likeness rights for Bluntman and Chronic to travel the country and beat up the people who badmouthed them. Randal mentions to Dante his idea to renew the restraining order so he can write a bad review on the movie without having to worry about this.
  • Noodle Incident: When the guard tells Silent Bob, "and then after, I want you to say 'Oh, what a lovely tea party.'"
    • "Oh What a Lovely Tea Party" was also the name of the documentary about this film.
  • Odd Name Out: Sissy, Missy, Chrissy, and Justice. Later on, after Justice's Heel–Face Turn, one of the others says she knew something was up because Justice didn't fit the rhyme scheme. (At one point, they make an effort with Jessy, but...)
  • Ominous Latin Chanting: After the van explodes and Jay cries out JUSTICE to the sky, the chanting says "Justice is dead! Or so Jay thinks!"
  • Once Done, Never Forgotten: Jason Biggs:
    "It's never 'Oh you were great in Loser.' It's always the fucking pie! I'm haunted by it!"
  • One for the Money; One for the Art: In-Universe; mentioned by Ben Affleck - "What've I been telling you? You gotta do the safe picture. Then you can do the art picture. But then sometimes you gotta do the payback picture because your friend says you owe him." [Aside Glance]
  • Ping Pong Naïveté: In Strike Back, Jay is confounded by the fact that you need a ticket to ride a cross-country Greyhound bus. But at the end of Chasing Amy (chronologically earlier), they take a bus to Illinois, and Jay makes direct reference to the tickets in Silent Bob's pocket. Must have been the weed.
    • This was more of a bad cut (for time) than anything. The original scene would have had Jay and Silent Bob getting on the bus and riding in it for awhile before it's discovered that they're in the bathroom smoking a blunt (which is a reference to the Chasing Dogma comic book). The bus drops them off on the side of the road, where they meet George Carlin's hitchhiker character.
  • Pizza Boy Special Delivery
  • Pre-Asskicking One-Liner: Justice, when she finally decides to do the right thing and confront Sissy:
    Call me Boo Boo Kitty Fuck, bitch!
  • Precision F-Strike: From Silent Bob, believe it or not.
    The sign! On the back of the car! Said "Critters! Of Hollywood!" YOU DUMB FUCK!
  • Punny Name: Will Ferrell's character, Marshall Willenholly.
    • Unintentionally referential, seeing the movie Will Ferrell stars in later on...
    • From a deleted scene, FBI agent Sidan Marty.
  • Questionable Casting: In-Universe, on the Bluntman and Chronic movie. Dante is not happy that he's being played by Judi Dench.
  • Raging Stiffie: Jay's reaction at first seeing Justice. Complete with soundtrack!
  • Refuge in Audacity: Think about it: who doesn't this movie try to offend?
  • Running Gag: "Boo Boo Kitty Fuck," the C.L.I.T, people calling Jay a little kid, Jay telling people Silent Bob will suck their dicks.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: When the shootout begins on the Bluntman and Chronic set, Chaka says "Crazy crackers with guns? Time for me to get my black ass outta here!"
  • Self-Plagiarism: Jay's line, "What's with the knife, are we having cake or something?", was originally written for the train scene in Dogma.
  • Series Fauxnale: Was meant to be the finale to the View Askewniverse. Then Kevin made Clerks II, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, and Clerks III.
  • Self-Deprecation: There's a running gag of characters giving the camera an Aside Glance after mentioning how dumb the premise of the movie is.
  • Shag Wagon: The suspiciously Mystery Machine-esque van that picks up Jay and Silent Bob when they're hitchhiking, driven by parodies of Shaggy, Fred, Velma, and Daphne.
  • Shout-Out: Again, plenty of them, usually working in tandem with The Cameos.
    • Here's an example of one of the less subtle ones:
      Preppy Student: You're no longer the angry young mind you once were. You're just no longer that good... Will Hunting.
    • The guard at Miramax studios calls to Echo Base on his walkie-talkie.
    • The movie poster for Bluntman and Chronic has a similar design and title font to Batman: The Animated Series.
    • When Mark Hamill says "Don't fuck with a Jedi master, son!" and gets his hand cut off...again. Also, bong sabers. And the tone of his voice is the same as the Joker.
    • The confrontation in the dam pipe is straight out of The Fugitive, as is the reference to Provasik/c.
    • Jay's tirade about "supermonkeys" ends up becoming one to Planet of the Apes (1968), complete with the "You maniacs!" scene.
  • The Silent Bob: Take a wild guess.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Baby Jay's first word is "fuck", if that tells you anything about the kind of person he grows up into.
    • That and the fact that his mom was such a cheap whore. He learned the word from her, anyway.
  • Skyward Scream: When Jay thinks Justice was killed in the exploding van.
  • So Last Season: In a parody of Good Will Hunting they are filming a sequel that recycles the Harvard bar scene from the original movie, only now because Will isn't absorbing every book he can get his hands on the smug Harvard student has him trapped with new material. Will resorts to using a shotgun instead.
  • Spoofy-Doo: During their hitchhiking travels, Jay and Silent Bob enter a van featuring the Totally Not The Scooby-Doo Gang; Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma are listed in the credits respectively as “The Dude”, “The Guy”, “Redhead Beauty”, and “Bookish Girl”.
Jay: Zoinks, yo.
  • Spy Catsuit: A quartet of jewel thieves posing as animal rights activists wear these to steal diamonds while the eponymous heroes are duped into freeing animals from the lab next door as a diversion. Also parodied, in that the initial introduction to the suit-clad thieves is them explicitly showing themselves off to the camera with overblown, borderline ridiculous body poses to acknowledge how blatant the creators know the Fanservice is.
  • Stealth Pun: Shannon Elizabeth insisted on wearing glasses because "Justice is blind!"
  • Surprisingly Realistic Outcome: As Banky tells Jay and Silent Bob, shutting down the movie's production won't stop people from trolling them (or rather, their comic book counterparts) on the internet.
  • Take That!: Holden suggests that idea of a Bluntman and Chronic film is...
    "...the worst idea since Greedo shooting first."
  • Take That, Audience!: Holden: "...a Jay and Silent Bob movie? Feature length? Who'd pay to see that?" Jay, Bob, and Holden then glance aside at the audience.
  • Take That, Critics!: Played for Laughs with the final montage of Jay & Silent Bob beating up the people who poo-pooed them on the Internet.
  • Take Your Time: Much is made of the "three days" that they have to make it to Los Angeles to stop the movie's production. New Jersey to Los Angeles in three days would be a brutal drive under normal circumstances, let alone all the hitchiking and adventures. Then that plot point is dropped about halfway through.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Several times, most notably: "call me Boo Boo Kitty Fuck, bitch!"
  • Unnecessary Combat Roll: When Willenholly arrives at the movie studio, he takes the time to roll over the hood of his car (really clumsily) before entering the studio to arrest Jay and Silent Bob. Jay also does one in the parking lot of the animal facility during their infiltration scene.
  • Unusual Euphemism: When Justice tells Jay that women don't like to be called bitches, and she asks him to call her something nice:
    Jay: How about "Boo Boo Kitty Fuck"?
    Justice: That's...a start.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: The eponymous characters are best friends and have been since childhood, but Jay insults Silent Bob basically constantly and Bob is always giving Jay looks of disapproval.
    • Bob's eventual snap and tirade against Jay comes off as an expression of the frustration he's been wanting to vent for years.
  • Weird Trade Union: The Drug Dealers local.
  • Who Would Want to Watch Us?: In addition to the page quote, Alyssa doesn't think anyone would be interested in a movie version of Chasing Amy, which is Smith's most critically-acclaimed film.

What the fuck you think it means? It means I'm joking.