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At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect.
In a previously mentioned trivia item: "According to the cast and crew on the DVD commentary, Dudley Dawson was the name of the president of the University of Arizona, who was opposed to having the movie being shot there." In fact, Henry Koffler was president of The University of Arizona from 1982 - 1991 and there has never been a person named Dudley Dawson who was president of the university.
I just wanted to say that I'm a nerd, and I'm here tonight to stand up for the rights of other nerds. I mean uh, all our lives we've been laughed at and made to feel inferior. And tonight, those bastards, they trashed our house. Why? Cause we're ...
During the fraternity house party, the blond, curly-haired nerd with the black fedora dances behind Louis and his date, while simultaneously standing behind Poindexter in the kitchen.
The title appears on screen immediately following the 20th Century Fox logo, before the Fox Fanfare concludes.
The Castilian Spanish version was titled "La Revancha de los Novatos", "The Revenge of the Freshmans". The word "Nerd" was changed to "Freshman", and that was kept for the next movies too.
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