Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) Poster


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Followed by 

Fast Times (1986) (TV Series)


ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961) (TV Series)
Spicoli's surfer dream scene.
Jaws (1975)
Popeye (1980)

Referenced in 

One Day at a Time: Another Man's Shoes (1984) (TV Episode)
sign that reads "No Shirt, No Shoes, No Dice"
Growing Pains: Fast Times at Dewey High (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
21 Jump Street: Pilot (1987) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Kinda like Fast Times at Bust Ya Buddy High?"
Million Dollar Mystery (1987)
Title mentioned by one of the three back up singers
Siskel & Ebert: Colors/18 Again!/Above the Law/Bad Dreams (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during a segment about Sean Penn.
Siskel & Ebert: Winter People/Say Anything.../Field of Dreams/She's Out of Control/Dead Calm (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Say Anything..." review.
Hot Times at Montclair High (1989)
title reference
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Clark watches out the window as Mary takes off her red bathing suit at the pool, just like Linda's famous disrobing scene.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
referenced by A. Whitney Brown on Update
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Glory Daze (1992) (TV Episode)
When Ronny Ray buys pizza for the whole class, Mr. Loopman says, "This is not Ridgemont High!"
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Referenced during the opening montage
Two If by Sea (1996)
Weird Science: Slow Times at Farber High (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
The closing credits scene is an homage to the closing credits in this earlier movie
Jawbreaker (1999)
City Guys: Fast Time at Manny High (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Just Shoot Me!: Fast Times at Finchmont High (2000) (TV Episode)
episode title reference
Dawson's Creek: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2000) (TV Episode)
Dawson mentions it.
The Anniversary Party (2001)
scene with phoebe cates and jennifer jason leigh lying down in same positions as the pool scene after the've take ecstacy
Family Guy: The Kiss Seen Round the World (2001) (TV Episode)
Pool scene where Meg is fantasizing about Tom Tucker
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
A store named "Spicoli's Television Repair" is seen in the background of one sequence.
Fast Times at Deep Crack High (2001) (Video)
The title of Fast Times at Deep Crack High (2001) (V) references Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
E! True Hollywood Story: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2002) (TV Episode)
Story tackles the movie.
ER: On the Beach (2002) (TV Episode)
Greene (Anthony Edwards) says he used to smoke weed and was a surfer. In Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Anthony Edwards's character 'Stoner Bud' was a surfer who smoked weed.
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Heart of America (2002)
"Snap out of it, Spicoli."
Gilmore Girls: They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They? (2002) (TV Episode)
Paris calls Madeline "Spicoli."
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (Video)
Back to the Future: Making the Trilogy (2002) (Video)
an example of the raunchy type of comedy the studios preffered in the early eighties
Alias: Double Agent (2003) (TV Episode)
"Moving in Stereo" plays as Sydney slowly gets out of the pool
Hollywood High (2003) (TV Special)
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
Cat's father is said to have went to Ridgemont High School. The high school featured in the film Fast Times At Ridgemont High.
Still Standing: Still Changing (2003) (TV Episode)
Judy refers to Bill as Spicoli
Fountains of Wayne: Stacy's Mom (2003) (Short)
Homage with fantasy of Stacy's mom in red bikini coming out of pool in slow motion
Valley Girl: In Conversation - Nicolas Cage and Martha Coolidge (2003) (Video)
Mentioned by Nicolas Cage.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.10 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Gilmore Girls: The Nanny and the Professor (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says she watched the movie when she woke up in Jason's spare room.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2004) (Video Game)
Character in the game is named Spicoli and acts extremely similar to the character Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
Joan of Arcadia: No Future (2004) (TV Episode)
Kevin says, "Fast Times at Arcadia High."
Drawn Together: The Other Cousin (2004) (TV Episode)
The scene where Cousin Bleh takes off her swimsuit is a reference to this movie
Family Guy: Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Hood of the Living Dead (2005) (Video)
Dr. Richards interrupts Scott slacking off in the lab near the beginning of the movie. Scott is eating and reading a book on Cuba; when asked what he thinks he's doing he responds, "Having some food and learning about Cuba", a reference to Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn)'s famous line in "Ridgemont".
Zizek! (2005)
DVD case shown in rental store
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
Penn's Spicoli character is referenced in "'Sean Penn''s Celebrity Roast."
The Office: The Carpet (2006) (TV Episode)
Michael's line
Man About Town (2006)
student tells teacher "I don't know" which the teacher repeats and writes on the blackboard
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
Dialogue from the movie is quoted.
Close to Home: Still a Small Town (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Maureen in dialog with Annabeth outside the courtroom.
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
With a few changes, basically duplicates dialogue from Fast Times at Ridgemont High ([after Spicoli wrecks Jefferson's car]/Jefferson's Brother: My brother's gonna kill us! He's gonna kill us! He's gonna kill you and he's gonna kill me, he's gonna kill us!/Jefferson's Brother: My brother's gonna shit!/Jeff Spicoli: Make up your mind, dude, is he gonna shit or is he gonna kill us?/Jefferson's Brother: First he's gonna shit, then he's gonna kill us!), exchanging the word "crap" for the word "shit"
Surf School (2006)
"Moving in Stereo" melody plays as girls slowly get out of the pool
Fast Times at Naughty America University 1 (2006) (Video)
Spoof title.
How I Met Your Mother: First Time in New York (2007) (TV Episode)
Barney tries to say that his first time having sex was like a scene from this movie.
Saturday Night Live: Forest Whitaker/Keith Urban (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during opening monologue
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
Female co-ed in red bikini emerges from pool in red bikini like Phoebe Cates
NCIS: Tribes (2008) (TV Episode)
Tony Dinozzo recommends the film to Ziva David, and she says she has already seen it and that Sean Penn is a genius and Phoebe Cates is a babe.
The Big Bang Theory: The Bat Jar Conjecture (2008) (TV Episode)
Penny reads a trivia question about Sean Penn that includes at reference to his role in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."
90210: Hollywood Forever (2008) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced and Spicoli mentioned
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Cougars (2008) (TV Episode)
Heather Chandler's "husband" is named Mark Ratner, an homage to the character of the same name from Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Chuck: Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer (2008) (TV Episode)
At the End, when Jeff Barnes walks up to the game, he says, "Hey Bud, Let's Party"
Happy Hour: The T-Shirt (2008) (TV Episode)
Characters argue about who *is* the main character in the movie.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.47 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
Knight Rider: Knight of the Zodiac (2008) (TV Episode)
Billy and Courtney say it's their favorite movie
Bazookas: The Movie (2009)
Kirks dream scene at the pool party is a homage to the classic Phoebe Cates pool scene. Red bathing suit and all.
Funny People (2009)
Poster in Ira's apartment.
The Cleveland Show: The One About Friends (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Holt in his six degrees of Kevin Bacon (as Fast Times).
One Tree Hill: I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight (2009) (TV Episode)
Clayton mentions watching the movie
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in an $800 clue in the category "'People' Star Tracks"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Film School"
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009) (Video)
Robert Romanus's character says "When it comes down to making out, put on side one of Led Zeppelin IV" in both movies
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
'Drew Barrymore' mentions Jeff Spicoli
Deadly Premonition (2010) (Video Game)
It's in a list of movies York likes
NCIS: Enemies Foreign (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
Californication: Exile on Main St. (2011) (TV Episode)
The scene involving Phoebe Cates topless is mentioned.
The Chicago Code: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: School Lies (2011) (TV Episode)
Bullock tells Stan about how Spicolli is always after "tasty waves".
Justified: Brother's Keeper (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Coover
White Collar: On Guard (2011) (TV Episode)
June's granddaughter aids Neal and Mozzie in what Neal calls a "Phoebe Cates" con, taking off her shirt to distract a security guard while Neal steals an envelope.
Ugly Americans: Wet Hot Demonic Summer (2011) (TV Episode)
Callie reenacts the scene of Phoebe Cates coming out of the pool in a red bikini.
Suits: Errors and Omissions (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike quotes ''Fast Times at Ridgemont High'' when he says to Harvey: "But isn't this our time, Mr. Hand?", prompting Harvey to sarcastically reply that a ''Fast Times at Ridgemont High'' quote proves how much he deserves to be at the adult table; Mike responds that the movie spoke to an entire generation.
Tosh.0: Surfer Fail (2011) (TV Episode)
Spicoli is mentioned in dialogue
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says that the movie was filmed at a mall near where she grew up
Olive and Mocha: Fast Times at Sugar High (2011) (Short)
Title reference.
Bachelorette (2012)
Gena and Clyde discuse this movie while on subway
Justified: Coalition (2012) (TV Episode)
Having Van Halen play a birthday party is a reference to the end of this film
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
A character named Phoebe gets a bathing suit for Christmas and remarks that it will make Judge's jaw drop when she wears it at Stacy's pool.
Bunheads: Money for Nothing (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Michelle
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 April 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says that Golic's shorts look something that Jeff Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" would wear
Palo Alto (2013)
April and Mr. B's son watch a movie on TV, which is a pale rip-off of Fast Times.
Conan: Fast Times at Ridgemont Retirement Home (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Crazy Ones: She's So European (2013) (TV Episode)
Andrew is called Spicoli
Last Vegas (2013)
During the first scene when the guys are out at the pool you see a beautiful girl in a red bikini coming out of the water. This is a tribute to 'Kevin Kline''s (Sam) real life wife, Phoebe Cates and her iconic Fast Times scene.
Midnight Screenings: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Storage Wars Canada: Fast Times at Wedgie-mont High (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Supernatural: #thinman (2014) (TV Episode)
"Sad Times at Bitchmont High"
The Simpsons: The Man Who Grew Too Much (2014) (TV Episode)
"Slow Times at Promiseville High"
Cameron's Book of Love (2014) (Short)
Character talks about getting "stoned" and watching this film.
Midnight Screenings: Silence of the Lambs/The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing the AMC Classics series.
Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Sean Penn from this movie mentioned as an influence on Michelangelo on the original TMNT show.
Scarewaves (2014)
Erin Ryan emerging from the pool during "Painting After Midnight" is a nod to Linda's famous pool scene
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 22 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Blackcatloner Reviews: The Last American Virgin (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner mentions that Last American Virgin came out two weeks before this movie and compares the similar plotlines in this movie.
Workaholics: Trivia Pursuits (2015) (TV Episode)
Ders: "Aloha, Mr. Hand."
Scandal: It's Good to Be Kink (2015) (TV Episode)
"Weird Times at White House High"
Adam Green's Scary Sleepover: Zach Galligan (2015) (TV Episode)
Galligan mentions the film.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 July 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Lucifer: Pilot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Black & White 4 (2015) (Video)
The fantasy pool scene is referenced.
Blackcatloner: Best of 2015 and a Happy New Year (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner compares the plot of The Last American Virgin to this movie.
iZombie: Method Head (2016) (TV Episode)
Chapter reference, "Cast Times at Zombie High."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rashida Jones/Khloé Kardashian/Rachel Bloom/Glenn Kotche (2016) (TV Episode)
El Chapo mentions the Sean Penn movie
Portlandia: Pickathon (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
WTFiWWY: Blast Times at Ridgemont High (2016) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Goldbergs: Rush (2016) (TV Episode)
On Adam's Greatest Birthday Ever chalkboard list is "Phoebe Cates Swims With Me".
La La Land (2016)
At the beginning of the 80's pool party scene, a woman in a red bikini exits the pools and appears to grasp the front closure of her top, reminiscent of Linda in "Fast Times".
NCIS: Los Angeles: High-Value Target (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by G. Callen.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.16 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "The 'Times' of Your Life" category
The Cinema Snob: Dangerous Men (2016) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile, in the ending of"
Training Day: Code of Honor (2017) (TV Episode)
Moreno refers to Tommy as Spicoli
NCIS: Los Angeles: Can I Get A Witness? (2017) (TV Episode)
Det. Whiting: "Sure it's a Spicoli fetish or something"
Fuller House: Fast Times At Bayview High (2017) (TV Episode)
title reference
9-1-1: Pilot (2018) (TV Episode)
Howie refers to the guy calling in a baby in the wall as Spicoli.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Van Nuys High School location is shown.
Detentionaire: Outcast Times at A.Nigma High (TV Episode)
Title reference.


Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
Space Invaders (1978) (Video Game)
Appearance of the game
Video Pinball (1979) (Video Game)
Game unit appears
Supêsu inbêdâ pâto II (1979) (Video Game)
Appearance of the game
Asteroids (1979) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Lunar Rescue (1979) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Puckman (1980) (Video Game)
seen in the opening at the arcade
Star Castle (1980) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Missile Command (1980) (Video Game)
seen in the opening at the arcade
Gorf (1981) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Super Cobra (1981) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Pleiads (1981) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Kick (1981) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen: Forward Into the Past (1996) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a montage of "Teen Sex" films
Reliving Our Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1999) (Video)
clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #87 on the list.
The Spirit of America (2001) (Short)
E! True Hollywood Story: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2002) (TV Episode)
features clippings of the film
I Love the '80s (2002) (TV Series)
I Love the '80s: 1982 (2002) (TV Episode)
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
Documentary about Sex in Films
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
SexTV: SexTV's Most Memorable Moments in Masturbation History (2005) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown; the film is discussed.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 13 May 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film are featured during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Mall Madness (2010) (TV Episode)
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Special)
Clip were showned
Hollywood's Top Ten: Wet and Wild (2011) (TV Episode)
Don Jon (2013)
shown between first credits
Family Guy: Chris Cross (2013) (TV Episode)
Peter calls Damone to bring his wallet mixed with footage from the film.
Standing Up (2013)
The make-out scene between Brian Backer and Jennifer Jason Leigh is shown on TV while Howie and Grace are in their hotel room
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Video clips are shown.
Parenthood: These Are the Times We Live In (2014) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
TruInside: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2016) (TV Episode)
References and clips throughout episode
What I Learned About... From the Movies: High School (TV Episode)
excerpts from the movie in this episode

Spoofed in 

First Time at Cherry High (1984)
hardcore parody
Loose Times at Ridley High (1988)
Film's title is takeoff on mainstream film's title.
Family Guy: Running Mates (2000) (TV Episode)
Mr. Fargas is a spoof of Mr. Vargas from this movie
Clerks: A Dissertation on the American Justice System by People Who Have Never Been Inside a Courtroom, Let Alone Know Anything About the Law, But Have Seen Way Too Many Legal Thrillers (2000) (TV Episode)
The end of this episode is nearly an exact parody of the final scene in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, right down to Judge Reinhold.
Family Guy: Let's Go to the Hop (2000) (TV Episode)
The scene where Peter is sneaking out of his room
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
The English teacher has "ALOHA" written on the blackboard, same as Mr. Hand.
Scrubs: My Own Personal Jesus (2001) (TV Episode)
In JD's Mistletoe fantasy, Nurse Tisdale is wearing a red bikini and starts to take it off just like Linda
Fast Times at Hero High (2003) (Short)
Title, several scenes and characters are based on those from Ridgemont, most notably the bathroom/pool scene.
Family Guy: Brian the Bachelor (2005) (TV Episode)
After the robbery, Mort throws coffee on Peter that way Brad threw coffee on the robber, also, a guy looking like Jeff Spicoli comes out of the bathroom and uses the same line Sean Penn did (susbtituting "Mort" for "dude".
Kids in America (2005)
red bikini pool scene is recreated
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
guy fantisizes about girl taking her top off (but in real life, she kicks him in the crotch)
The 420 Movie (2009)
Spoof Scene
Elektra Luxx (2010)
"Fast Times at Elektra High" poster
This Isn't Fast Times at Ridgemont High: The XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
This is a parody of this movie
20 Year Old Virgins (2011)
A spoof Brad's fantasy about Pheobe Cates undressing her bikini poolside
American Dad!: Roger Passes the Bar (2014) (TV Episode)
Barry opens his top at the pool as "Moving in Stereo" plays
Escape from Ridgemont High (2015) (Video)
EFRH parodies the iconic pool scene from Fast Times at Ridgemont High
1 Minute Gamer: Marco Polo (2015) (TV Episode)
Chad emerging from the pool to the song by The Cars "Moving in Stereo" like Phoebe Cates.
RK Prime: Thick Blondie (2016) (TV Episode)
"Thick Blondie" spoofs Jeff Spicoli's lusty fantasy about Stacy Hamilton, down to the fact that he worked at a chicken restaurant.

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