- Acceptable Targets: It's the 90's, so the film is pretty frivolous in its ridicule over nerds. And let's not forget about how the film loves to mock homosexual overtones.
- Awesome Music: A great set of pop punk songs of the 90s.
- Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: The jacuzzi scene and following Ho Yay scene afterwards.
- Cliché Storm: This film is simply a quintessence of youth comedies from the 90s. However, this only makes it even more beautiful.
- Critical Dissonance: Critics often didn't get it, but it was well received by the general public and continues to be so years after its release.
- Cult Classic: Because of the very much nostalgic atmosphere and light humor.
- Evil Is Sexy: The female aliens. Especially when they turn into Super Hot Giant Alien, who wears a purple bra, a miniskirt, and pink bunny panties.
- Fair for Its Day: Tania the transgender stripper. On the one hand she's on the receiving end of an over-the-top Unsettling Gender Reveal and some jokes are made about her deep voice and her strength. On the other hand she's not treated as disparagingly as a lot of the other cast, and is one of the few characters to get a happy ending running away with the stolen money and her cross dressing boyfriend, which for a Stoner Flick made in 2000 is pretty damn good.
- Ho Yay:
- The scene where the two main characters actually make out solely to "beat" another driver in some sort of "bad ass" competition during a red light. No to mention when Chester said " I know your body." to Jesse.
- The scenes between the hunter and the poacher, as well as the distinctive Boke and Tsukkomi Routine nature of their relationship, very quickly turns into Foe Yay.
- Memetic Mutation: The title.
- Nightmare Fuel: While the Super Hot giant Alien is mostly Played for Laughs and titillation, things take a turn when she proves to be a Literal Maneater and devours Tommy right in front of his muscle head friends.
YMMV / Dude, Where's My Car?