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The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.
The canyon setting for the diner scene, is the same location used for the filming of many episodes of Star Trek (1966), most notably season one, episode eighteen, "Arena", where Kirk fights the Gorn, the giant green lizard. As a further homage to that episode, the ... ...
Silent Bob's Mother:
Bobby Boy, stay here while mommy picks up the free cheese, kay? Here, this will keep the sun out of your eyes.
Silent Bob's Mother: You be good, now.
Jay's Mother: Alright, don't you fuckin' move you little shit machine. Your Momma's going to try to score.
Passerby: What the hell? 'Scuse me. ...
Positioning of the big pile of paper Silent Bob tosses on the ground changes between shots when Jay and Silent Bob beat up "Magnolia Fan" at the end of the film.
At the start of the film, the title logo includes the words "View Askew", in the same placement as the words "Star Wars" appeared on the title logo for Empire Strikes Back, The (1980).
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