Trivia: The writer Daniel Waters thought of a few different endings for this movie. In one version, JD would successfully bomb the school, and the students would be shown at a prom in the afterlife. In another ending, Martha (A.K.A. "Dump Truck") would decide that Veronica was just another Heather, and kill Veronica.

Trivia: Daniel Waters (writer) came up with a possible sequel in which Veronica now lives in Washington DC, working for a senator who is an adult Heather. Meryl Streep would play the senator. However, Waters has always been against making a sequel, and only pitched this idea to Winona Ryder for fun. Ryder has talked about a sequel multiple times.

Trivia: While praying at Heather Chandler's memorial service, Peter Dawson hopes that "this never happens to me", because he doesn't think he could handle suicide. The actor, Jeremy Applegate, committed suicide in 2000.

Trivia: At one point, Heather Chandler asks Heather Duke, "Did you have a brain tumor for breakfast?" Ironically and tragically in real life, actress Kim Walker (Heather Chandler) died of a brain tumor in 2001.

Trivia: Veronica Sawyer and Betty Finn's names are a combination of the girls from the 'Archie' comic books, and Mark Twain's characters Tom and Huckleberry.


Trivia: The high school (Westerburg High) is named for Winona's favorite rock singer at that time, Paul Westerburg, of The Replacements.


Revealing mistake: When they show Heather Chandler in her casket in the funeral scene and everyone is praying, she's clearly breathing.

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Kurt Kelly: It'd be so righteous to be in a Veronica Sawyer/Heather Chandler sandwich. Punch it in, Ram.
Ram Sweeney: Oh, hell yes. I wanna set a Heather on my Johnson and just start spinnin' her around like a goddamn pinwheel.

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Question: In the scene in the girl's locker room, after Heather Chandler's death, why does Veronica get into a shower with her clothes on?

Answer: I think it's one of those "This can't be happening, I must be dreaming" moments. Same as when a character pinches themselves in order to wake up, or they tell someone to pinch them. Veronica can hardly believe what she and JD did.

Answer: Most likely it's an act of contrition, symbolically attempting to "wash away" her sin.


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