R | | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Christopher Reeve was considered for the role of Jeff Spicoli.
Perry's Pizza Waitress:
Linda, Linda, there he is. There's that guy from the stereo store. Don't you think he looks like Richard Gere?
Linda Barrett: Did you see his cute little butt?
When Brad is being fired in All-American Burger, the Coca-Cola clock on the background keeps shifting time out of sequence.
Before the credits roll, brief scenes of the characters are shown listing what happened to them following the events of the movie.
In the VHS/ DVD print, Brad's boss, Dennis Taylor, is seen only once in the movie. In many TV prints, Dennis appears in a scene following the "no shirt, no shoes, no dice" scene. In that scene, Dennis tells Brad to explain the french fries that were poured in the trashcan.
$2,545,674 (USA) (15 August 1982)