Schlock/Fun Facts

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  • Director John Landis' first feature film. Also the first use of "See you next Wednesday", a line taken from 2001: A Space Odyssey that would become a running gag throughout his work. Here, it is the title of a movie shown in a theater, and also plugged on television.
  • One of the first jobs for makeup/special effects artist Rick Baker.
  • The newscaster "Joe Putzman" is a parody of real-life Los Angeles newsman George Putnam. (Putz is Yiddish for penis.)
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