Clueless is more than just a cult classic — it's a time capsule to a thrilling place and time that doesn't exist anymore. From beepers to Cranberries CDs, the film captured the pop music and decadant lifestyle of the 1990's perfectly.
As we approach the film's 20th anniversary, (the film was released in 1995) it's time to reminisce on how the quintessential '90's teenage movie immortalized the Beverly Hills world of "as if" and "whatever." Sure, the movie — much like its protagonist, Cher Horowitz — may seem superficial, but there's a lot more to this comedy than just going to the mall.
Anyone who watched MTV in the 90's knew Silverstone from her stint in Aerosmith's music videos. Heckerling was one of those people: "I saw the 'Cryin' video for Aerosmith and when Alicia gave the finger, I said, 'There's my girl.'"
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Speaking of the Valley, the party that Cher, Tai and Dionne go to in the Valley was actually based on an impromptu party that a friend had at Heckerling's house. While observing the party Heckerling learned new things like the game "Suck and Blow" which was later used in the movie.
The scene in which Cher, Murray and Dionne accidentally get on the LA freeway was inspired by Heckerling's real life fear. "I always have to ashamedly say, 'I don't drive on the freeway,'" Heckerling admitted. "In L.A. it's like a physical handicap. I wanted to make fun of that."
In Cher's disastrous driving test, her Jeep's passenger side mirror gets knocked off when she hits a parked car. Yet, when she turns the corner it reappears. Magical Jeep or movie mistake? You be the judge.
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Amy Heckerling can be found all the way to the right fiercely fighting the other girls for the wedding flowers. Unfortunately for Heckerling, Silverstone's Cher ultimately walks away with the bouquet.
Stacey Dash, the actress who played Dionne, joined Fox News as a special contributor. Dash, who was a big supporter of Mitt Romney, joined the cable news network earlier this month.
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While it's pretty unlikely that cast members like Silverstone rejoin the team, never count out the possibility of a Clueless sequel. "I'm game to whatever Amy has in store. I think that time has passed, though," Silverstone told the LA Times. "I don't even know what Cher would be up to these days."