And, of course, I couldn't really watch the film after it became a phenomenon. So I guess you got me there.
I can't get over the stories about how they've never been able to find any recorded instance of anyone spitting on the troops returning from tours in duty at Vietnam. (I did say "recorded.")
Sylvester Stallone responded to Phil Hartman's murder by saying that this sort of thing would continue to happen until the government took everyone's guns away from them!!!