Fun fact: The owners of the Albuquerque, New Mexico home where the scene was filmed say people have come onto their property and tossed pizzas onto their roof.

Home Alone

: “Keep the change you filthy animal”

Fun fact: “Little Nero’s Pizza” is a parody of the popular American pizza chain, Little Caesar’s.


: Kramer’s Make Your Own Pizza

Fun fact: The “Is it a pizza?” debate was meant to be a thinly veiled analogy for the abortion debate—a theme that ran throughout the episode (season six, episode five, “The Couch”).

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

: Spicoli orders a pizza to class

Fun fact: The delivery guy says the pizza has sausage, but it sure doesn’t look like the pizza actually has any sausage on it.

The Sopranos

: Crime scene pizza evidence

Fun fact: The episode is titled “The Telltale Moozadell”—moozadell being a rough estimate of how some Italian-Americans might pronounce “mozzarella.”

Do the Right Thing

: Boycott Sal’s Pizza

Fun fact: “Sal’s Famous Pizza” isn’t a real pizzeria, though the film was shot entirely on location in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

Saturday Night Live

: Pizza business plan

Fun fact: Melissa McCarthy is a comedic genius.

Back to the Future Part II

: Pizza Hydrator

Fun fact: This is basically how astronauts eat their food.

Mad Men

: “Pizza House!”

Fun fact: You can buy “Peggy’s Pizza House” apparel online.

Wayne’s World

: Product placement

Fun fact: The filmmakers originally wanted actor Dana Carvey to wear Nike shoes, but, like many disappointed kids in the 1990s, they had to settle for Reeboks.

Eat Pray Love

: “I’m in a relationship with my pizza”

Fun fact: The scene was filmed at L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples, Italy, considered one of the best pizzerias in the world.

Saturday Night Fever

: Double decker slice

Fun fact: The young woman who serves John Travolta his pizza slices is the actor’s real-life sister, Ann Travolta.

Mystic Pizza

: “Superb”

Fun fact: The owner of the real Mystic Pizza was sentenced to prison for tax evasion in 2015.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II

: Ninja pizza

Fun fact: Pizza Hut brought an actual working pizza thrower to San Diego Comic-Con in 2014.


: “My private reflection period”

Fun fact: The scene was originally much more explicit before being heavily revised.

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