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The film is loosely inspired on the now defunct Action Park in Vernon, New Jersey that first opened in 1979. The park was considered by many to be one of the most dangerous theme parks in the United States. At least six people were known to have died as a result of incidents that occurred within the original park. The park closed in 1996 and later reopened, under new ownership, as Mountain Creek. After yet another ownership change, the park briefly changed its name back to Action Park for the 2014 and 2015 seasons before reverting back to Mountain Creek in 2016, in order to disassociate itself from the former park's infamous reputation.
What a day! We ran out of beer, corn dogs, and toilet paper. In that order.
The handbill Boogie shows D.C. shows The Clash playing Thursday 23 August, but they never played a concert on a 23rd August that fell on a Thursday (1979, the year of their first US tour, and 1984). They were supposed to play in Ohio at the Heatwave festival in 1980 on Saturday 23 August, but their appearance was cancelled. They played in Massachusetts from 20-24 August 1982. Their last US performance was in Seattle on 30 May 1984. The band parted ways in 1986.
Two dedications - one to Tim and Michelle Prier, the other to Johnny Knoxville's mother, Lemoyne Clapp - are seen at the end of the credits, followed by a small scene with the bear and the Bear Mascot (who is credited as Unknown).
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