RB2 – Superbad

Season 3 is upon us!  And we open up with this coming-of-age teen buddy comedy, Superbad.  Join us as we laugh hysterically trying to review and give our thoughts on this Reel.  We also bring it back to high school day booze.  Did you get my gold slick? 

Superbad: A Hilarious Coming-of-Age Story

Superbad is a classic coming-of-age comedy movie that follows two best friends, Seth and Evan, as they navigate their way through high school and prepare to head off to college. The movie is a hilarious portrayal of teenage life, complete with raunchy humor, relatable characters, and plenty of awkward moments.

A Classic High School Comedy

The plot of Superbad is fairly straightforward – Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are two teenage boys on the cusp of graduation, eager to experience a wild night before they head off to college. Their mission: to score alcohol for a party thrown by the girl of their dreams, Jules (Emma Stone), and her friend Becca (Martha MacIsaac).

What follows is a series of outrageous events that take Seth and Evan on a wild adventure through the streets of Los Angeles. Along the way, they encounter a variety of colorful characters, including two bumbling cops played by Bill Hader and Seth Rogen.

The Stellar Cast and Their Memorable Performances

Superbad’s cast is what really sets it apart. Jonah Hill and Michael Cera have incredible chemistry as Seth and Evan, respectively, and their performances carry the movie. Hill’s portrayal of Seth, in particular, is a standout – he perfectly captures the angst and awkwardness of being a teenage boy.

But the supporting cast is just as impressive. Emma Stone is fantastic as Jules, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse steals the show as McLovin, the nerdy kid who unwittingly becomes a part of Seth and Evan’s adventure.

A Cultural Phenomenon and Its Legacy

Superbad was a cultural phenomenon when it was released in 2007, and its legacy has only grown over the years. It’s become a cult classic, beloved by fans of all ages for its irreverent humor and relatable characters.

What sets Superbad apart from other coming-of-age movies is its honesty. The movie doesn’t shy away from the awkwardness and uncertainty of teenage life – it embraces it. And that’s why it’s resonated with so many people over the years.

If you’re looking for a hilarious comedy to watch with your friends, Superbad is the perfect choice. Not only is it a classic high school movie, but it’s also incredibly funny and relatable. So grab some snacks, settle in, and get ready to laugh your way through a wild night with Seth, Evan, and McLovin. Just don’t forget to bring the alcohol!

Booze we had for the podcast

  • Style: Pilsner
  • ABV: 4.2%
  • From: Miller Brewing Company
  • Style: Imperial/Double New England IPA
  • ABV: 8.5%
  • From: Icarus Brewing