After School Special Allusions

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Dean: Go have your Robbin Williams "Oh Captain! my Captain!" moment.

This is a reference to the movie Dead Poets Society (1989) which stars Robin Williams as a dedicated teacher. At the end of the movie the main character (played by Ethan Hawke) stands up and quotes the famous lines "Oh Captain! my Captain!" from the poem that Walt Whitman wrote after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Dean: Look, Martha Dumptruck, Revenge of the Nerds, and Hello Kitty...

Martha Dumptruck is the name of a character from the 1988 movie Heathers starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. Revenge of the Nerds is a 1984 movie starring Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards who move into a fraternity of nerds and get revenge on the jocks. Hello Kitty references the Japanese cartoon cat with a bow of some sort on its left ear, and no mouth, created by Yuko Shimizu in 1974.

Dean: Coach Roth.

This is a reference to David Lee Roth, best known as the lead singer for the band Van Halen.

Dean: I'm like 21 Jump Street.

Referencing the TV series (1987-1991) starring Johnny Depp, Holly Robinson, Dustin Nguyen, and Peter DeLuise as young-looking police officers who went undercover as high school and college students.

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