- "Imply Women" hit theaters in 2004, however some followers nonetheless won’t have caught these enjoyable particulars.
- There are a number of spelling errors and becoming quotes on the chalkboards in Cady's courses.
- Hoop earrings change into an vital standing image all through the movie.
Cady is nearly hit by a bus when her dad and mom ship her off for her first day of faculty, which appears to foreshadow Regina's unlucky bus accident towards the top of the movie.
Cady additionally describes the sensation of seeing Aaron Samuels for the primary time as getting hit by "a giant yellow faculty bus."
Though North Shore Excessive College isn't actual, it was mentioned to be impressed by New Trier Excessive College in Winnetka, Illinois, outdoors of Chicago.
The fictional faculty has a clearly outlined mascot (the lions) and colours (blue and yellow), which may be seen on posters, fitness center uniforms, and letterman jackets all through the film.
The mascot suits properly with Cady's frequent metaphors in regards to the similarities between highschool and the African savanna, seeing as lions are the kings of the animal kingdom.
When Cady bumps into Ms. Norbury on the primary day of faculty, it causes the instructor to spill her drink and fumble a field of doughnuts.
When the drink spills on her, she's clearly sporting brown pants. However by the point she will get her soaked sweater off, her pants have magically turned black.
Moreover, whereas Principal Duvall is introducing Cady, doughnuts abruptly seem and disappear on prime of the field Ms. Norbury set down on her desk.
Whereas Mr. Duvall is in Ms. Norbury's class, he says that his carpal tunnel flared up over the summer season and lifts up his casted arm as proof.
Per ScreenRant, Tim Meadows, who performed the principal, really broke his hand proper earlier than they began taking pictures, in order that they rapidly added the road to clarify away the solid.
When Cady asks to make use of the lavatory in her science class, the chalkboard behind her instructor reveals an inventory of components.
One of many components, silicon, is spelled flawed. However this will have been a purposeful error provided that silicone (because it's written on the board) is a standard materials utilized in cosmetic surgery, and the college's queen bees name themselves the Plastics.
In the course of the montage on Cady's first day of faculty, she's proven being yelled at by a instructor in German. However she later tells Damian that she's taking a Spanish class.
There are many model names proven and talked about all through the film, which is initially obvious when Cady goes to lunch on the primary day of faculty.
There are Dasani, Coca-Cola, Purple Bull, Gatorade, and Doritos merchandise on the tables she passes.
In a while, when the gross sales clerk at a fictional retailer tells Regina she will't match into her size-five costume, she tells her to attempt the real-life division retailer Sears as a substitute.
When Janis and Damian first determine to befriend Cady, they're each sporting assertion tees.
Janis' says "Garbage," and Damian's says "I see ugly folks."
The shirts make them stand out from their fashion-forward classmates and additional cement their outsider standing on the faculty.
To assist acclimate Cady to North Shore Excessive, Janis attracts her a really detailed map with a cross-section of the lunchroom.
It labels the completely different tables the place the college's many cliques sit, and there are even arrows exhibiting which elements of the lunch line promote completely different kinds of unhappy cafeteria meals.
She additionally included just a little "you might be right here" marking subsequent to the soccer discipline within the spot the place Janis, Damian, and Cady sat on the primary day.
And subsequent to a row of bushes she wrote, "Make-out zone warning! There may be sexual exercise in these woods."
When Ms. Norbury runs into Cady, Damian, and Janis on the mall earlier than her bartending job, she's sporting a well-decorated vest that the excessive schoolers make enjoyable of earlier than they understand who's sporting it.
The vest is adorned with many pins, which embody slogans like "By no means Cease Studying" and "Say What?" There's additionally a patch of a vintage-looking clown.
When Cady visits Regina's home for the primary time, Mrs. George greets them sporting a baby-pink velour tracksuit.
All through the movie, we study extra in regards to the mother's affinity for staying younger and hanging with the excessive schoolers, however that is the primary glimpse we get at Mrs. Geroge attempting to be a member of the Plastics.
As we realized when the women informed Cady the foundations of the clique, on Wednesdays, they put on pink — and apparently, Mrs. George follows these guidelines, too.
When Cady scares Janis and Damian on Halloween by strolling in on them in her "ex-wife" costume, they look like watching "Friday the thirteenth: Half 2," based mostly on the VHS field sitting on prime of the TV.
However there are additionally a number of different seen VHS bins shut by, together with one for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and techniques."
The movie's iconic expertise present — the place the Plastics carry out "Jingle Bell Rock" and Kevin G raps — is clearly holiday-themed
However a flyer within the ladies' lavatory says that the occasion takes place on November 27, 2003.
Not solely is that just a little early for a wintery vacation theme, but in addition it was the date of Thanksgiving that 12 months, so it's unlikely there would've been a college occasion that day.
The Plastics' efficiency of "Jingle Bell Rock" in horny Santa outfits is among the most iconic elements of the movie.
The skirts they're all sporting are clearly made from shiny plastic materials, which can have been an allusion to the identify of their clique.
In the course of the scene the place Damian palms out sweet canes and delivers the memorable line, "4 for you Glen Coco. You go, Glen Coco," there's a quote on the board behind him from "The Two Noble Kinsmen."
The play, which is collectively attributed to William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, options three queens looking for revenge — not in contrast to the queen bees in "Imply Women."
After winter break, Cady will get a math take a look at again from October 14, which looks as if a slightly very long time to attend for a rating, particularly because the take a look at would've been from the earlier semester.
The Plastics put on modern outfits all through the film which have since change into iconic.
Since they’ve so many guidelines about what they put on, it wouldn't be a stretch to imagine they're towards outfit repeating. However Gretchen rewears her argyle sweater from the primary day of faculty when she's comforting Regina after her breakup with Aaron.
All through the film, Cady embraces changing into a Plastic and slowly transforms right into a copycat Regina George.
One scene the place this alteration is clear is when she reveals as much as faculty after winter break sporting a "C" necklace that appears loads just like the "R" one Regina wears all through the film.
Regina's room is very large — she says she stole it from her dad and mom — and it's embellished with wealthy reds and pinks.
Regardless of her grown-up tastes, there are a number of stuffed animals scattered round her room, together with a Hiya Kitty on her dresser.
When Cady first will get Gretchen to "crack," Gretchen tells her that Regina doesn't let any of them put on hoop earrings as a result of they're her "factor." She couldn't even put on the white-gold hoops her dad and mom obtained her for Hanukkah.
Later within the movie, after the Plastics kick Regina out of the group, Cady cements her place as the brand new final queen bee by sporting pink hoops at her home social gathering.
When Aaron is wanting by way of the photographs in Cady's room throughout her social gathering, he comes throughout certainly one of her driving an elephant as a child in Africa, the place she grew up.
However based mostly on the dimensions and form of the elephant's ears, it appears to be an Asian species, not Africa
Janis submits a portray to her artwork present of herself, Damian, and Cady.
The portray reveals Cady as she appeared at the start of the college 12 months earlier than her makeover — particularly her hair, which is in the identical type of ponytail that she wore on the primary day of faculty.
In the beginning of the film, Cady mentions that her household moved to Illinois for her mom's new job at Northwestern College, which is situated in Evanston, simply outdoors of Chicago.
There are additionally seen Illinois license plates all through the movie, and the Mathletes compete on the Illinois Excessive College State Championship to additional cement the Midwest setting.
Coach Carr is a questionable sex-ed instructor at greatest, and in the course of the second health-class scene, he even misspells one of many frequent sexually transmitted infections.
As he writes the checklist on the chalkboard, he begins spelling chlamydia with a "Okay."
When the women are referred to as into the principal's workplace to debate the Burn E book, there's an genuine Northwestern Wildcats pennant hanging within the background.
Given the highschool's proximity to the college, Northwestern could also be Mr. Duvall's alma mater.
After being topped Spring Fling Queen, Cady makes use of her speech to denounce the title and breaks her crown into items to toss to the opposite nominees and college students.
It's a candy and memorable gesture, however there's no manner the plastic crown was large enough for her handy out as many items as she did and nonetheless have a giant piece left for herself.
In the course of the Spring Fling, Mr. Duvall broadcasts that the scholars topped king and queen will obtain two reward certificates to the Walker Brother's Pancake Home.
The restaurant, often known as the Authentic Pancake Home, is an actual chain in Illinois.
Towards the start of the film, Damian insinuates that Regina stopped being mates with Janis as a result of she thought she was a lesbian, and Regina explicitly confirms this afterward.
Janis unexpectedly stops the dialog every time somebody brings it up, however a brief scene on the finish of the movie appears to function the punchline to this joke.
When Kevin grabs Janis for a dance on the Spring Fling, he asks her if she's Puerto Rican, and she or he responds that she's Lebanese — probably implying that Regina simply didn't know the distinction between lesbian and Lebanese.
All through the film, Gretchen follows Regina's rule about not sporting hoop earrings.
However on the finish of the movie, when Cady is narrating the place everybody ended up, the shot pans to Gretchen within the lunchroom, and she or he's lastly sporting her beloved hoops.