R | | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
John Landis worked with John Belushi on his character, who "hardly had any dialogue". They decided that Bluto was a cross between Harpo Marx and the Cookie Monster. Despite Belushi's presence, he was considered a supporting actor, and Universal wanted another star.
They confiscated everything, even the stuff we didn't steal!
Army (including ROTC) drill teams are issued non-firing, usually obsolete, rifles for public demonstrations. (In part for safety and in part because of the risk of damage to the weapon.) The rifles used in the parade should not have had firing pins and, therefore, Neidermeyer should not have been able to fire live rounds with them.
Four of the listings in the cast are "mean dude," "meaner dude," "meanest dude," and "gigantic dude".
$201,747 (USA) (23 September 1979)
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