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Couch Potato Pickings | Mean Girls and that bus accident scene

Lacey Chabert,Lindsay Lohan,Rachel McAdams, Amanada Seyfried


Witty, bitchy, and wonderfully well-observed, this high school movie, which is one of my faves, is apparently also one of singer/songwriter/movie star Mariah Carey's favourite films. I learned this fascinating fact the other day while thumbing through the many music channels during a session of festive vegging on my couch.

Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert,Amanda Seyfried

Yes, apparently Mariah's single from last year - Obsessed - was inspired by the Regina George (Rachel McAdams) character from Mean Girls, and not only begins with a line spoken by Regina in the film, but also includes a version of that unforgettable bus accident scene. You know the one - Regina storms out of school after learning of the plot to destroy her  by Cady (Lindsay Lohan) and Janis Ian (Lizzy Caplan), walks into the road and and promptly gets hit by a school bus. Wham!

Lacey Chabert, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

Final Destination Lost and Nip/Tuck Kellie Pickler, features a Mean Girls-style bus bump in the video for her single Best Days of Your Life, which also features singer/soon-to-be-movie star Taylor Swift.

Which is your favourite bus bash scene, and do you know of any more?

Mean Girls is showing on E4 tonight, 6th January, at 9pm