Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Release: August 13, 1982
Release: August 13, 1982

On the surface this film is what it is, a classic story of the teenagers quest for sex and parties. But what might surprise you is the ways in which this film takes it's shares of serious terms. A girl must face the trials of pregnancy andf abortion, a young man realizes that his long time friend is in fact a loser who shirks responsibilities, especially fatherhood. Like many films, this is a fun coming of age tale with dramatic results. Oh yeah, and then there is Phoebe Cates topless.

Damone: "It doesn't matter if she cums, stays, lays or prays. Whatever happens, your toes are still tappin'!"
Damone: "First, you never let on how much you like a girl. (To a cardboard cut-out of Debbie Harry) Oh, Debbie. Hi!"
Damone: "First of all, Rat, you never let on how much you like a girl. (To a cardboard cut-out of Debbie Harry) Oh, Debbie. Hi!"
Damone: "Now, three. Act like wherever you are, that's the place to be. 'Isn't this great?'."
Damone: "Four, when ordering food, you find out what she wants, then order for the both of you. It's a classy movie. 'The lady will have the linguine in a white clam sauce and a Coke with no ice'."
Damone: "And five, now this is the most important, Rat. When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side 1 of 'Led Zeppelin IV'". (Cut to Rat and Stacey driving around and listening to "Kashmir" from Led Zeppelin's "Physical Graffiti".)"
Jeff Spiccoli: "Having some pizza, learning about Cuba."
Spicoli: "If I'm here and your here, isn't our time."
Jeff Spicoli: "Aloha, Mr. Hand."
Brad Hamilton: "I shall serve no fries before their time. "
Jeff Spicoli: "Relax, alright? My old man is a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools. I can fix it."
Curtis Spicoli: "Dad says you're gonna be late again you butthole!"
Jeff Spicoli: "Hey, Bud, let's party!"
Linda Barrett: "We can't even get cable TV here, Stacy, and you want romance."
Brad Hamilton: "Hope You had a hell of a piss, Arnold!"
Mike: "Yeah! The attitude dictates that you don't care whether she comes, stays, lays, or prays. I mean whatever happens, your toes are still tappin'. Now when you got that, then you have the attitude. "
Jeff: "Aloha, Mr. Hand."
Mike: "Look at you: member of the honor roll, assistant to the assistant manager of the movie theater. I'm tellin' ya, Rat, if this girl can't smell your qualifications, then who needs her, right?"
Mike: "You are a wuss: part w(imp), and part (p)uss(y)."
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