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Happy birthday, McLovin

Photo: Superbad

Superbad turned 12 this year, which isn’t all that exciting of an anniversary, but one of its characters turned 38 (sorta), which, oddly enough, is. Seth Rogen, who co-wrote the seminal coming-of-age comedy, took to Twitter today with a photo of the fake I.D. used by Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s Fogell in the movie—yep, the one that says McLovin—with a message celebrating the birthday of the fictional character created by a fictional character who just really loves Irish R&B.

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Sure, the McLovin bit exhausted itself in the movie’s immediate wake, especially in Hawaii, but time, distance, and bros moving on to quote The Hangover has allowed the bit to reclaim a bit of its luster. That’s abundantly clear on Twitter, where fans of the film have used this “birthday” as a means of celebrating one of the better teen flicks of the ‘00s.

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What better day, then, to slip on your Aladdin vest, grab some road beers, and worry not about the going, but...the coming. Chicka-chicka-yeah, indeed.

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Randall Colburn

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.