Three high schools and two college campuses where edited together to form the High School. Southwest High School (Nicholas Zebrun and David Sowden's alma mater; used for most of the interiors), Arlington Heights High School (most of the exteriors and occasional interiors) and Trimble Tech High School (selected exteriors) where all used together. Both Texas Christian University (TCU) and Tarrant County Community College (TCC) South Campus where used for selected interior and exterior shots during their summer school program when high school shooting was deemed impossible. The school was intended to be a labyrinth of halls, parking lots and classrooms. Thus shots and locations were purposely designed not to match up, so as to give a sense of disorientation and confusion - recreating the blur of classrooms and buildings that formed several of the crew members' high school years. See more »
In the opening tracking shot where Will goes to buy a drink from the vending machine, the camera operator can be seen briefly in a passing window. See more »
Who needs a scholarship when you have love?
I need you to be careful. Those are the exact kind of words that are going to get you pregnant.
I'm not going to get pregnant. We've only been going out for a week.
And what do you think the six-week anniversary present is going to be? A bunch of big, nasty, Mexican babies.
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During the opening credit sequence, just after the credit for music supervisor is shown, the character of Greg turns off a car radio (and turns off the credits) to ask if they must continue to listen to the music. The character of Will says that they must and turns the music (and the credits) back on. See more »