10 Fabulous Facts About ‘Romy And Michele’s High School Reunion’

Of all the comedies to ever hit the silver screen, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion definitely goes down as one of the the most LOL worthy flicks to watch over and over. Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino encapsulate the ditzy personalities of the title characters who do their best to appear smart and successful via outrageous lies about their lives at their high school reunion. While it will forever remain a cult classic, here are some fabulous facts you probably didn’t know about this hilarious film.

1. Romy and Michele was supposed to be in a sitcom, but producers thought their characters would be too much for viewers to tolerate over a series.
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2. The characters were based off two real life girls having a ridiculous conversation in the bathroom of an LA club, overheard by screenwriter Robin Schiff.
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3. Ever wonder who the mysterious cowboy was? It was Jennifer Aniston‘s hubby Justin Theroux!
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4. It was Mira Sorvino’s first movie after winning an Oscar for her role in Mighty Aphrodite.
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5. Romy and Michele’s apartment is now The Venice Suites, a real hotel you can stay at on the Venice Beach boardwalk.
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6. The high school used for exterior shots in the film wasn’t in Tucson, Arizona. It’s actually Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California.
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7. Lisa Kudrow improvised the post-it glue formula on the spot.
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8. The red blouse Lisa wears when she enters the Bargain Mart is the same one worn by her Friends co-star Courteney Cox in the end of Scream.
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9. Lisa and Mira have both said they’d do a sequel, but Disney has repeatedly declined.
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10. Lisa and Mira’s nicknames for each other on set were Smart and Smarter based off where they went to college in real life.
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