REALITY BITES
Film 1994. Written by Helen Childress. Directed by Ben Stiller. Starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.
Source Features: BBB (14) TIMELINE (13) MAP (1) OTHER (29) THEMES (1)

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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
1Burgerama BBBDiningBurger Joints

Burgerama
Lelaina's mother tells her to go work at Burgerama.



2Coffee Shop BBBDiningCoffeehouses

Coffee Shop
Generic coffeehouse.



3Food Mart BBBRetailGas Stations

Food Mart
Site of the My Sharona scene.



4Good Morning Grant! BBBTelevisionTV Shows-Talk Shows

Good Morning Grant!
Morning talk show where Lelaina works.



5Hey, Thats My Bike BBBMusicMusicians

Hey, Thats My Bike
Troy's band.



6In Your Face TV BBBCinemaTV Stations

In Your Face TV
TV station where Michael works. It's like MTV but with an edge.



7Lonestar Free Clinic BBBHealthcareMedical Services

Lonestar Free Clinic
Vicki Miner: The free clinic AIDS test - the rite of passage for our generation.



8Mommy, Why Do I Hate Myself?: Self-estee... BBBLiteratureBooks

Mommy, Why Do I Hate Myself?: Self-esteem for Parent and Child
Book by Libby Cumba, author that appears on the Good Morning Grant! talk show.



9Muscle Cars and Beautiful Women BBBCinemaAdult Films

Muscle Cars and Beautiful Women
One of the movies at Rock's pirating operation.



10Psychic Discovery Network BBBServicesPsychic Services

Psychic Discovery Network
Phone line that Lelaina calls after seeing an ad on TV.



11Reality Bites BBBTelevisionTV Shows-Reality

Reality Bites
The name In Your Face TV gives to Lelaina's documentary when they turn it into a reality show.



12Royalton HotelBBBTravelHotels

Royalton Hotel
Hotel where Michael stays, which Lelaina calls.

13Wedgie: The World of Hip Couture BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Wedgie: The World of Hip Couture
TV show that Lelaina watches on In Your Face TV.



14Why Barbie Is Bad BBBCinemaMovies

Why Barbie Is Bad
Joke Troy makes about Lelaina's first film documentary.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
15May 1, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

May 1, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #55.



16May 17, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

May 17, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #56, named Billy.



17May 25, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

May 25, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #57, named Ricky.



18June 3, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

June 3, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #58, named Ben.



19June 27, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

June 27, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #59, named Hal.



20July 4, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

July 4, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #60, named Alan.



21July 15, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

July 15, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #61, named Ethan.



22August 1, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

August 1, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #62, named Jon.



23August 12, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

August 12, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #63, named Mike.



24August 29, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

August 29, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #64, named Clay.



25September 14, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

September 14, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #65, named Chad.



26September 26, 1994 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

September 26, 1994
Vicki Miner sleeps with guy #66, named Rick.



27November 16 DatesNo YearEvents

November 16
Lelaine and Troy maybe kind of almost hooked up, depending on who you ask.
Lelaina Pierce: And you wonder why we never got involved.
Troy Dyer: Three words - November 16, 199-
Lelaina Pierce: Oh, totally drunk and out of my mind.
Troy Dyer: It would have been a poetic experience if I weren't such a gentleman, which I am.
Lelaina Pierce: Just let it go, Dyer. Surrender the fantasy.




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28Loserville, U.S.A.MapUrban AreasCities-Joke

Loserville, U.S.A.
From Lelaina's insult to Troy: "You're on the inside track to Loserville, U.S.A."

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29Andy Dick's video tape pirate character'... OtherTriviaName Game

Andy Dick's video tape pirate character's name.
Stone
Rock
Brick




30Girl's name that gives Troy her number w... OtherTriviaName Game

Girl's name that gives Troy her number when he's leaving her place and he drops on the ground?
Tami
Jami
Pami




31Lelaina PierceOtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce
Lelaina Pierce: Life is a random lottery of tragedies and narrow escapes.

32Lelaina Pierce OtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce
Lelaina Pierce: Well, I know this sounds cornball, but I'd like to somehow make a difference in people's lives.



33Lelaina Pierce OtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce
Lelaina Pierce: You suffer from the philosopher groupie syndrome. You're this guy with, like, 1 180 IQ, ten units away from a degree in philosophy, and you always fall for these dumb groupie types.



34Lelaina PierceOtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce
Lelaina Pierce: Melrose Place is a really good show.

35Lelaina Pierce & Rock OtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce & Rock
Lelaina Pierce: Oh, oh is this like a, is this like a pirate operation?
Rock: Do I look like a pirate to you?




36Lelaina Pierce & Troy Dyer OtherQuotesQuotes

Lelaina Pierce & Troy Dyer
Lelaina Pierce: And you wonder why we never got involved.
Troy Dyer: Three words - November 16, 199-
Lelaina Pierce: Oh, totally drunk and out of my mind.
Troy Dyer: It would have been a poetic experience if I weren't such a gentleman, which I am.
Lelaina Pierce: Just let it go, Dyer. Surrender the fantasy.




37Michael Grates OtherQuotesQuotes

Michael Grates
Michael Grates: Hey, what is your glitch, huh?



38Michael Grates & Troy Dyer OtherQuotesQuotes

Michael Grates & Troy Dyer
Michael Grates: Have I stepped over some line in the sands of coolness with you? Because excuse me if somebody doesn't know the secret handshake with you.
Troy Dyer: There's no secret handshake. There's an IQ prerequisite, but there's no secret handshake.




39Michael Grates & Troy Dyer OtherQuotesQuotes

Michael Grates & Troy Dyer
Michael Grates: You know what you are, man? You know what you remind me of? You're like that guy with the hat and the bells and the little, you know...
Troy Dyer: The court jester.
Michael Grates: Yeah, right. Where everything's so easy to laugh at from a safe distance back in Clever-Clever Land. You know what happens to him? They find his skull in a grave and they go, "Oh, I knew him, and he was funny." And the guy, the court jester, dies all by himself.




40Philosopher Groupie Syndrome OtherMedical ConditionsSyndromes

Philosopher Groupie Syndrome
Lelaina Pierce: You suffer from the philosopher groupie syndrome. You're this guy with, like, 1 180 IQ, ten units away from a degree in philosophy, and you always fall for these dumb groupie types.



41Troy Dyer OtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: This girl is cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.



42Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: I'm bursting with fruit flavor.

43Troy Dyer OtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: I say nobody can eat fifty eggs.



44Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: There's no point to any of this. It's all just a random lottery of meaningless tragedy and a series of near escapes. So I take pleasure in the details, you know, a quarter-pounder with cheese, those are good. The sky about ten minutes before it starts to rain. The moment your laughter becomes a cackle. And I sit back and I smoke my Camel straights, and I ride my own melt.

45Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: I'm picking up some very strange vibes. They're of the 'I just got laid' variety.

46Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: Hello, you've reached the winter of our discontent.

47Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: I am not under any orders to make the world a better place.

48Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: Did he dazzle you with his extensive knowledge of mineral water? Or was it his in-depth analysis of Marky Mark that finally reeled you in?

49Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Troy Dyer
Troy Dyer: You're a pathological optimist.

50Troy's ex-girlfriend's name - Renee Zell... OtherTriviaName Game

Troy's ex-girlfriend's name - Renee Zellweger's first credited film role.
Cindy
Tami
Ronnie




51Untitled OtherThemesDiff|rent Strokes


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52Vicki Miner OtherQuotesQuotes

Vicki Miner
Vicki Miner: I'm Superman. I can fly.



53Vickie Miner OtherQuotesQuotes

Vickie Miner
Vickie Miner: My favorite part about graduating now will be dodging my student-loan officer for the rest of my life. He will be in cahoots with the Columbia Record and Tape Company guy. Been after my ass for years.



54Vickie MinerOtherQuotesQuotes

Vickie Miner
Vickie Miner: Sex is the quickest way to ruin a friendship.

55Vickie MinerOtherQuotesQuotes

Vickie Miner
Vickie Miner: Sometimes I get that not-so-fresh feeling.

56Vickie MinerOtherQuotesQuotes

Vickie Miner
Vickie Miner: The free clinic AIDS test - the rite of passage for our generation.

57Vickie Miner & Troy DyerOtherQuotesQuotes

Vickie Miner & Troy Dyer
Vickie Miner: Don't Bogart that can, man.
Troy Dyer: Are you retarded?
Vickie Miner: No, I'm rhyming. It's not easy. Sure I make it look easy.



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