Amy Heckerling's Fast Times at Ridgemont High
"When it comes down to making out, whenever possible put on Side One of Led Zeppelin IV."
Michael Lehman's Heathers
"Great paté, Mom!"
Amy Heckerling's Clueless
"My Daddy is a litigator. That's the scariest type of lawyer."
Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused
"Okay guys, one more thing, this summer when you're being inundated with all this American bicentennial Fourth Of July brouhaha, don't forget what you're celebrating, and that's the fact that a bunch of slave-owning, aristocratic, white males didn't want to pay their taxes."
John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off
"In 1930, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of the — Class? Anyone? Anyone? — the Great Depression, passed the... Class? Anyone? Anyone? The tariff bill? The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act? Which — anyone? — raised or lowered? — raised tariffs, in an effort to collect more revenue for the federal government. Did it work? — Anyone? Anyone know the effects? — It did not work, and the United States sank deeper into the Great Depression. Today we have a similar debate over this. Anyone know what this is? — Class? Anyone? Anyone? Anyone seen this before? — The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says? It says that at this point on the revenue curve, you will get exactly the same amount of revenue as at this point. This is very controversial. Does anyone know what Vice President Bush called this in 1980? Anyone? Something-doo economics? 'Voodoo' economics."