Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of the second frat to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade to end all parades for all time. Written by
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The clip where Otis Day and the Knights perform "Shout" has, for several years been shown on the Autzen Stadium jumbotron immediately after the third quarter at every U of O home football game, with thousands of fans singing along. See more »
In the cafeteria scene when Bluto does his "I'm a zit" gag, a side angle shows him holding a scoop of potatoes with his right hand, followed immediately by a front angle of him putting the potatoes in his mouth with his left hand. See more »
Boon, I think I'm in love with a retard.
Is he bigger than me?
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At the very end of the credits there is an advertisement: "While in Hollywood, visit Universal Studios." The phrase "(Ask for Babs.)" is below that. See more »
If you have only seen this movie on TV, you have not really seen this movie. One of the best movie experiences of my life was seeing this movie in the theater with a full house of college students. I have never heard an audience laugh so hard, and I was laughing with them. That experience can never be recaptured. I don't know why this movie doesn't make the midnight movie tour in college towns. That way it might have some of the same impact. Also when it came out in 1978 it is hard to explain how big John Belushi was unless you were there and saw it first hand. It's still funny on the small screen, but only if you see it uncut. Never watch it on a network, they cut out most of the jokes!
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