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The Eternal Appeal of “Bye, Felicia,” 20 Years Later

Friday, one of the great stoner comedies of our time, celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, so it’s only fitting that we take a moment to look back on perhaps its greatest contribution to the culture at large: “Bye, Felicia.” If you’re not familiar with the phrase, or are wondering who “Felicia” is, perhaps you’ve only just awakened after many years from a smoke-induced haze. The diss has become so embedded in pop culture that its usage now knows no demographic limits.

So let us marvel at the wonders of “Bye, Felicia,” and all the memes and moments it inspired.