By Denise Warner
Updated August 13, 2012 at 10:35 PM EDT

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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  • Movie

Thirty years ago, Fast Times at Ridgemont High premiered in theaters. Since then, the Amy Heckerling comedy has endured, earning it’s place in the pop culture annals of classic high school stories, and reminding us that Sean Penn can be funny. Cameron Crowe — Fast Times‘ screenwriter — penned a tribute to the film on his website, TheUncool.com, remembering the “tough schedule” and feeling “nostalgic for the blonde stoner.” Read his full thoughts below.

One important question to end with — is Penn’s Jeff Spicoli the best stoner character ever written? Vote below.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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  • Movie
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  • R
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  • 90 minutes
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