- Agent Mulder: Levi of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Cleo finds this charmingly eccentric, and has an open mind about it, but does not take him seriously, to his annoyance.Levi: This is your first time in New Mexico, right?Cleo: Yeah, completely.Levi: So you know nothing about the aliens here?Tony: What?Levi: Ok, ok, so let me explain. Aliens are real, right? You guys agree?
- The Alleged Car: They buy the car off Craigslist and pay $400 for it. It has no AC, and they're pretty skeptical on its ability to get to New York.
- The Cameo: The Lumineers appear and play at the house party in Denver.
- Differing Priorities Breakup: They always said they'd get married someday, but Anthony seems to really want to, while Cleo doesn't. In the end, they break up.
- Disappeared Dad: Levi's dad is to him.
- Driving Stick: Cleo hasn't driven stick before. Subverted, in that she gets a handle on it pretty quick. Double subverted in that another car trouble follows soon after.
- Metaphorical Marriage: They always said they'd get married someday. Upon deciding they they need to break up, they decide to have their wedding right there, tonight, as a sort of one last hurrah. There is no reason to make it legally binding, though.
- Not Staying for Breakfast: At the end, after their wedding, Anthony leaves before Cleo wakes up, so that their last moment together can be a beautiful one, rather than having to face the pain of ending.
- Road Trip Plot
- Welcome to the Big City: They leave from Lancaster, California, and are bound for New York City. Subverted, in that they only get as far as Denver, Colorado.
Film / Sleeping On Floors