The 80s is often seen as the defining era of “the teen movie”. While “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” might have garnered all of the attention, it was this 80s flick that took the “teen movie” from raunchy sex-comedy to more serious themes of losing innocence, living with regret, and navigating independence at such a young age. Released to little fanfare, with many expecting it to fail, the film became a surprise hit, showing the value of the teenage market. So grab your red bikini or your checkered Vans as Tim Williams and guest co-host Nicholas Pepin from "Pop Culture Roulette" Podcast discuss “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” from 1982 on this episode of the 80’s Flick Flashback Podcast!
Here are some additional behind the scenes trivia we were unable to cover in this episode:
Wikipedia, IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes
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