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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Harold Ramis wrote the part of Boon, a.k.a. Face, for himself to play, but John Landis felt Ramis was too old. Ramis was so disappointed, that he refused to accept a smaller part Landis offered him (Ramis was thirty-two, Peter Riegert, who eventually played Boon, was twenty-nine). See more »
During the parade scene, when a police car skids to a stop on a side street, in the background you can clearly see a sign on a building, "Cottage Grove Sentinel". That's the name of the newspaper in Cottage Grove, Oregon, where the scene was filmed. See more »
[Flounder has just fired a blank cartridge near Neidermeyer's horse, and the horse has dropped dead]
There were blanks in that gun!
I didn't even point the gun at him!
[D-Day checks the gun]
There WERE blanks in that gun!
Maybe he had a heart attack.
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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 »
The "horse has a heart attack" scene was re-shot for television with Bluto (John Belushi) shouting "I don't believe it!" instead of "Holy shit!" See more »