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The View Askewniverse is a fictional universe created by Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smith's production company, View Askew Productions. The characters Jay and Silent Bob appear in almost all the View Askewniverse media, and characters from one story often reappear or are made reference to in others. Smith often casts the same actors for multiple characters in the universe, sometimes even in the same film. Image File history File links View_Askew. ... Image File history File links View_Askew. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive imaginary world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... The current View Askew logo. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ...


Smith's recurring characters, settings, and motifs first appeared in his debut film, Clerks.. Since then, the main canon has consisted of six feature films, in addition to several short films, comic books, and a short-lived animated TV series. The View Askewniverse is centered on the towns of Leonardo and Red Bank, both located in Monmouth County, central New Jersey. Chasing Amy also takes place partly in New York, and both Dogma and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back involve road trips. Clerks. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Leonardo is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... Map of Red Bank in Monmouth County The Borough of Red Bank is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey incorporated in 1908. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


The following is a complete list of media in which the View Askewniverse has been portrayed. Note that Jersey Girl is currently the only film directed by Smith not to take place in the View Askewniverse, although it does take place in New Jersey. Jersey Girl is a 2004 film written and directed by Kevin Smith, and starring Ben Affleck. ... Highlands is a borough located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ...

Contents

Media

Feature films

The poster for Clerks., the film that began the "View Askewniverse".
The poster for Clerks., the film that began the "View Askewniverse".
  1. Clerks. (1994)—The first in the series of the View Askewniverse, follows a day in the lives of two clerks, Dante Hicks and Randal Graves.
  2. Mallrats (1995)—Takes place one day before the events in Clerks., the film is about two young men, Brodie Bruce and T.S. Quint, who hang out at a mall after being dumped by their girlfriends.
  3. Chasing Amy (1997)—A heterosexual man, Holden McNeil, falls in love with a lesbian, Alyssa Jones, against his best friend's (Banky Edwards') advice.
  4. Dogma (1999)—The world ends if two angels enter a church in New Jersey and it is up to Jesus' Last Scion, Jay, Silent Bob and the thirteenth apostle to stop them.
  5. Scream 3—Although not officially a part of the View Askewniverse, the third and final film of the Scream trilogy, Jay and Silent Bob make only a quick cameo appearance. They appear as tourists visiting Sunrise Studios. In the original Scream, a VHS copy of their first film Clerks. can be spotted in Stu Macher's house. Kevin Smith would later go on to include Wes Craven in a cameo as the director of a fictitious Scream 4 in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; in addition, a copy of Scream 3 can be seen in the background of a scene taking place within a video store in Smith's Jersey Girl.
  6. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)—Jay and Silent Bob try to stop a "Bluntman and Chronic" movie from being made.
  7. Jersey Girl—Also not part of the View Askewniverse, this film has a set piece from Dogma; In the scene where Ollie breaks down crying while feeding the newborn baby, a small statue of the "Buddy Christ" from Dogma is visible in the background on the shelves.
  8. Clerks II (2006)—Roughly ten years after Clerks., Dante and Randal are now employed in the fast food industry.
  9. Clerks: Sell Out (2007)—A continuation of the animated series.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (508x755, 63 KB) This is a copyrighted poster. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (508x755, 63 KB) This is a copyrighted poster. ... Clerks. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Mallrats is a 1995 film written and directed by Kevin Smith. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Brodie Bruce Brodie Bruce is a fictional character played by Jason Lee in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified bisexual woman. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian. ... Alyssa Jones is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths 1997 film Chasing Amy. ... (from l to r) Hooper X (Dwight Ewell), Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck) and Banky Edwards (Jason Lee) in Chasing Amy. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and launched... Clerks. ... Wesley Earl Craven (born August 2, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American film director and writer best known as the creator of many horror films, including the famed Nightmare on Elm Street series featuring the redoubtable Freddy Krueger character. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jersey Girl can refer to any of the following Jersey Girl (song) by Tom Waits, which has been covered by Bruce Springsteen. ... Clerks II is the sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

Short films

  1. The Flying Car—a short film produced for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  2. Clerks: The Lost Scene—an animated short produced for the Clerks. X 10th anniversary DVD, based on a scene previously offscreen in the original film and only seen in the comics.

The Flying Car is a 2002 seven-minute short film written and directed by Kevin Smith. ... May 26, 2006 opening monologue of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is the full name of NBCs The Tonight Show hosted by Jay Leno, debuting on May 25, 1992. ...

Television

  • Clerks—a live-action pilot based on the film Clerks. (This production did not involve Kevin Smith and as such is not considered part of the View Askewniverse)
  • Clerks: The Animated Series—six-episodes featuring characters from the movie Clerks.
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation—In five episodes, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes appear as themselves as part of a story arc involving the production of a fictitious View Askewniverse film entitled Jay and Silent Bob go Canadian, eh?.
  • My Name is Earl—has made several View Askewniverse references (see "Kevin Smith connections and allusions").

Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian television series, which follows the lives of a group of high school students. ... My Name Is Earl is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom created by Greg Garcia. ...

Comics

  • Clerks. (comic)—a three-part comic book series published in the late '90s, continuing the adventures of the film's main characters.
  • Chasing Dogma—a four-part series about Jay and Silent Bob's adventures between the events of Chasing Amy and Dogma. Many elements of the comic would end up in the film Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
  • Bluntman and Chronic—the comic "created" by Holden McNeil and Banky Edwards in Chasing Amy, published to coincide with the release of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
  • "Jay and Silent Bob in Walt Flanagan's Dog"—a story in Oni Double Feature #1.
  • "Bluntman and Chronic in The Derris Affair, Part 1,"—published in Oni Double Feature #12.
  • "On the Perils of Cinema"—a one-page Clerks. comic in the November 1999 issue of Talk magazine.
  • Where's the Beef?—20-page comic bridging the gap between the events depicted in the opening scenes of Clerks II.
  • Chasing Amy—In Japan, the screenplay of Chasing Amy was adapted into a novel by Kenichi Eguchi and published by Aoyama Publishing. The unique concept of the book is that it is roughly half-novel, half-manga, with Moyoco Anno providing the art for the comic book pages. Joey Lauren Adams reportedly saw the book and hated it, as she felt that her character's past sexual experiences were depicted in too graphic a fashion. (Source = Vizmedia.com)

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Chasing Dogma is a comic mini-series that chronicles the events of the two fictional stoners Jay and Silent Bob between two of their films: Chasing Amy and Dogma. ... The cover for the actual Bluntman and Chronic comic book. ... The cover for Oni Double Feature #1s storyJay and Silent Bob in Walt Flanagans dog. In the comic Oni Double Feature #1, a story called Walt Flanagans Dog appears and tells the adventure of Jay and Silent Bob having an incounter with Walt Flnagans dog, Krypton. ... Oni Press (founded 1997) is an independent comic book publisher based in Portland, Oregon. ... Talk was a popular American magazine edited by Tina Brown. ... Clerks II is the sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified bisexual woman. ... Manga )   (pl. ... Moyoco Anno (安野モヨコ Anno Moyoko, born March 26, 1971) is a mangaka and a fashion writer, with numerous books published in both categories. ... Joey Lauren Adams in Mallrats (1995) Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968[] in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American actress with appearances in over 30 films. ...

Notable Characters

Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Brian OHalloran, as Dante Hicks in the film Clerks. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Marilyn Ghigliotti, born August 10, 1961 in New York, is a character actress famous for the role of Veronica Loughlin in Clerks. ... How to contact Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the press Inquiries from members of the press about Wikipedia For readers Report a problem with an article e. ... Lisa Spoonhauer, as Caitlin Bree in the film Lisa Spoonhauer, is a character actress famous for the role of Caitlin Bree in Clerks. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Jason Edward Mewes (born June 12, 1974) is an American television and film actor. ... Jay and Silent Bob are the two fictional characters created by actor-writer-director Kevin Smith (who plays Silent Bob) and appearing in several of his movies. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Willam Black is a character from the View Askewniverse. ... Scott Mosier Scott Mosier (born 5 March 1971) has been a producer, editor, and cameo actor in the New Jersey films. ... Ethan Suplee (born May 25, 1976) is an American actor featured in the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl as Earl Hickeys dimwitted but supportive brother, Randy Hickey. ... Jeremy Michael London (born November 7, 1972) is an American actor, of partial Cherokee Native American descent. ... Brodie Bruce Brodie Bruce is a fictional character played by Jason Lee in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. ... Jason M. Lee (born April 25, 1970) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor and professional skateboarder. ... Claire Forlani (born July 1, 1972) is an English actress. ... Shannen Maria Doherty (born April 12, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American film actress, best known for her work as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210 and as Prue Halliwell in Charmed. ... This is a list of fictional minor characters from Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse films and television series. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... Joey Lauren Adams in Mallrats (1995) Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968[] in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American actress with appearances in over 30 films. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... (from l to r) Hooper X (Dwight Ewell), Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck) and Banky Edwards (Jason Lee) in Chasing Amy. ... Jason M. Lee (born April 25, 1970) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor and professional skateboarder. ... Alyssa Jones is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths 1997 film Chasing Amy. ... Joey Lauren Adams in Mallrats (1995) Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968[] in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American actress with appearances in over 30 films. ... Dwight Ewell is an American actor. ... The cover for the actual Bluntman and Chronic comic book. ... It has been suggested that Loki and the dwarfs be merged into this article or section. ... Matthew Paige Matt Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American screenwriter and actor. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... Linda Fiorentino in What Planet Are You From? Linda Fiorentino (born Clorinda Fiorentino on March 9, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actress noted for her dark beauty and husky voice. ... Rufus is a name meaning red in Latin that could refer to one of the following: People Several Saints Rufus Rufus (bishop), a bishop of London Rufus (actor), a french actor Rufus Hannah (aka Rufus the Stunt Bum), of Bumfights fame Rufus King, a pre-Civil War US politician Rufus... Christopher Julius Rock III[1] (born February 7, 1966)or February 7, 1970 is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. ... Artistic depiction of the angel of death Azrael (in standard Arabic transliteration it is Ezrail or Ezraeil عزرائیل) is typically known as one of the names of the angel of death, and is an English form of the Arabic name Ezrail or Ezraeil, the name traditionally attributed... Jason M. Lee (born April 25, 1970) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor and professional skateboarder. ... Look up Serendipity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Salma Hayek Jiménez (born September 2, 1966) is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican actress, Daytime Emmy-winning director, and a film and television producer. ... Metatron (Hebrew מטטרון or מיטטרון), is the name of an angel in Judaism and some branches of Christianity. ... Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born February 21, 1946) is an acclaimed, award-winning English film, television and stage actor. ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... Alanis Nadine Morissette (born in Ottawa, 1 June 1974) is a Canadian and naturalized[1] American singer-songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress. ... From left to right, Kevin Smith, Brian OHalloran, and Bryan Johnson recording the audio commentary for Johnsons Vulgar. ... Walt with the famed Walt Flanagans dog. ... Shannon Elizabeth (born Shannon Elizabeth Fadal on September 7, 1973 in Houston, Texas) is an American actress, poker player, and former fashion model. ... Eliza Patricia Dushku (born December 30, 1980) is an American film actress, who has appeared in several Hollywood movies such as True Lies, Bring It On, and Wrong Turn. ... Alison Elizabeth Ali Larter (born February 28, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model best known for her screen roles aimed at teenage audiences. ... Jennifer Schwalbach Smith (sometimes credited as Jennifer Schwalbach) (born 7 April 1971) is an actress, former reporter for USA Today, and the wife of American film director Kevin Smith. ... John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967[1]) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Irish-American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career. ... Christopher Julius Rock III[1] (born February 7, 1966)or February 7, 1970 is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. ... Leonardo Leonardo Leonardo Leonardo is a character from the short-lived animated television series Clerks created by Kevin Smith. ... Alec Baldwin (born Alexander Rae Baldwin III on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York) is an Academy Award-nominated and a Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ... Rosario Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress and occasional singer known for her roles in films such as Sin City, Rent, Clerks II, Alexander, and Grindhouse. ... This is a list of fictional minor characters from Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse films and television series. ... Trevor Gregory Fehrman is an American actor. ... Jennifer Schwalbach Smith (sometimes credited as Jennifer Schwalbach) (born 7 April 1971) is an actress, former reporter for USA Today, and the wife of American film director Kevin Smith. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jason M. Lee (born April 25, 1970) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor and professional skateboarder. ...

Recurring Actors

Smith often casts the same actors for multiple characters in the universe, sometimes even in the same film. This is most notable in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, in which several actors play multiple characters from earlier View Askewniverse films. Some of the more notable include:

Actor/Actress Clerks Mallrats Chasing Amy Dogma Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Clerks II
Brian O'Halloran Dante Hicks Gil Hicks Jim Hicks Grant Hicks Dante Hicks Dante Hicks
Jeff Anderson Randal Graves Gun shop clerk Randal Graves Randal Graves
Jason Mewes Jay Jay Jay Jay Jay Jay
Kevin Smith Silent Bob Silent Bob Silent Bob Silent Bob Silent Bob Silent Bob
Scott Mosier Angry hockey-playing customer, Willam Black Roddy Tracer collector Bus passenger Extras wrangler Conservative father
Walt Flanagan Woollen cap smoker, egg man, offended customer, cat-admiring bitter customer Stage hand, Walt the fanboy Walt the Fanboy (deleted scene) Walt the fanboy Walt the fanboy Woollen cap smoker
Jason Lee Brodie Bruce Banky Edwards Azrael Brodie Bruce, Banky Edwards Lance Dowds
Ben Affleck Shannon Hamilton Holden McNeil Bartleby Holden McNeil, himself Gawking guy
Joey Lauren Adams Alyssa Jones (Clerks: The Lost Scene) Gwen Turner Alyssa Jones Alyssa Jones
Shannen Doherty Rene Mosier Herself
Renee Humphry Tricia Jones Tricia Jones
Bryan Johnson Steve-Dave Steve-Dave (deleted scene) Steve-Dave Steve-Dave
Ethan Suplee Willam Black Fan Gologathan (voice) Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Teen #2
Dwight Ewells Hooper X Kan the gang leader Hooper X
Malcolm Ingram Creepy staring guy Creepy staring guy Pissing customer
Matt Damon Shawn Owen (TV executive #2) Loki Himself
Vincent Pereira Hockey goalie, engagement-savvy customer Startled pinball player Quick Stop customer
Ernest O'Donnell Rick Derris Bystander Cop
John Willyoung Dante's killer (alternate ending) Cohee London Passerby
David Klein Hunting-cap smoking boy, low-IQ video store customer, hubcap searching customer, angry mourner Bald comic fan
Chris Rock Rufus Chaka Luther King
George Carlin Cardinal Glick Blowjob-giving hitchhiker
Jennifer Schwalbach Smith Missy Emma
Harley Quinn Smith Baby Silent Bob Kid in window
Alanis Morissette God God (after credits)
Grace Smith Milk maid Milk maid
Virginia Smith Animal masturbator customer Comic-Con woman
Jake Richardson Teen #1 Teen #1

This article is about the film. ... Mallrats is a 1995 film written and directed by Kevin Smith. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified bisexual woman. ... Dogma (the plural is either dogmata or dogmas, Greek , plural ) is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, ideology or any kind of organization, thought to be authoritative and not to be disputed or doubted. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ... Clerks II is the sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... Brian OHalloran, as Dante Hicks in the film Clerks. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Jason Edward Mewes (born June 12, 1974) is an American television and film actor. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Scott Mosier Scott Mosier (born 5 March 1971) has been a producer, editor, and cameo actor in the New Jersey films. ... Walt with the famed Walt Flanagans dog. ... Jason Lee may refer to: Jason Lee (missionary) (1803–1845), American missionary and pioneer in the Oregon Territory Jason Scott Lee (born 1966), Asian-American film actor Jason Lee (actor) (born 1970), American actor in TV series My Name is Earl, Church of Scientology member, and former professional skateboarder Jason... Brodie Bruce Brodie Bruce is a fictional character played by Jason Lee in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. ... (from l to r) Hooper X (Dwight Ewell), Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck) and Banky Edwards (Jason Lee) in Chasing Amy. ... Artistic depiction of the angel of death Azrael (in standard Arabic transliteration it is Ezrail or Ezraeil عزرائیل) is typically known as one of the names of the angel of death, and is an English form of the Arabic name Ezrail or Ezraeil, the name traditionally attributed... Brodie Bruce Brodie Bruce is a fictional character played by Jason Lee in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. ... (from l to r) Hooper X (Dwight Ewell), Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck) and Banky Edwards (Jason Lee) in Chasing Amy. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... Bartleby the Scrivener is a short story by Herman Melville. ... Joey Lauren Adams in Mallrats (1995) Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968[] in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American actress with appearances in over 30 films. ... Alyssa Jones is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths 1997 film Chasing Amy. ... Shannen Maria Doherty (born April 12, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American film actress, best known for her work as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210 and as Prue Halliwell in Charmed. ... Bryan Johnson (born January 18, 1978) is an American football fullback. ... Ethan Suplee (born May 25, 1976) is an American actor featured in the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl as Earl Hickeys dimwitted but supportive brother, Randy Hickey. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ... Malcolm Ingram at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival Malcolm Ingram is a Canadian independent film director. ... Matthew Paige Matt Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American screenwriter and actor. ... It has been suggested that Loki and the dwarfs be merged into this article or section. ... Vincent Pereira (born March 11, 1973 in New Jersey) is an American independent filmmaker, known for his work with Kevin Smith and View Askew. ... Ernest ODonnell is an American actor who is known for his roles in various Kevin Smith films, most notably Clerks. He was born November 24, 1968. ... David Klein may refer to: David Klein, American artist David Klein, governor of the Bank of Israel Dave Klein, cinematographer Category: ... Christopher Julius Rock III[1] (born February 7, 1966)or February 7, 1970 is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. ... George Dennis Carlin (born May 12, 1937 in New York, New York)[2] is a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ... Jennifer Schwalbach Smith (sometimes credited as Jennifer Schwalbach) (born 7 April 1971) is an actress, former reporter for USA Today, and the wife of American film director Kevin Smith. ... Jennifer Schwalbach and husband Kevin Smith on the set of Clerks II. Jennifer Schwalbach Smith (born 7 April 1971) is an actress, former reporter for USA Today, and the wife of US film director Kevin Smith. ... Alanis Nadine Morissette (born in Ottawa, 1 June 1974) is a Canadian and naturalized[1] American singer-songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress. ... Former U.S. Rep. ... Jake Richardson (born 22 October 1987) is a football midfielder, currently contracted to Coca Cola Championship side Sunderland. ...

Motifs

The View Askewniverse has many common plot threads, references, and jokes, which are often mentioned in many of the films, television shows, and other mediums influenced by Kevin Smith Several common threads run through the View Askewniverse, a series of characters, movies, comics, and ideas that were created by film writer and director Kevin Smith // [edit] Numbers [edit] The number 37 In Clerks. ...


External links

  • The View Askewniverse - Company’s Homepage
  • News Askew
  • History Askew, archived copy of a fan-assembled timeline, up to the aired episodes of Clerks: The Animated Series.
  • Radio Interview with Kevin Smith about the Askewniverse from FBi 94.5 Sydney Australia

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Many of Kevin's films take place in the "View Askewniverse" and feature appearances from small-time play-marijuana-dealers Jay and Silent Bob, the latter portrayed by Smith himself.
Although sometimes criticized for crude humor and technical amateurishness (which Smith himself frequently makes fun of at QandA's), his films are also known for their distinctive vision, dialogue, and characters.
Smith hoped to cast View Askew regular Jason Lee in the title role, but was nixed by Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
View Askewniverse: Information from Answers.com (1178 words)
The View Askewniverse is a fictional universe created by Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smith's production company, View Askew.
The View Askewniverse is centered on the towns of Leonardo and Red Bank, both located in Monmouth County, central New Jersey.
The View Askewniverse has many common plot threads, references, and jokes, which are often mentioned in many of the films, television shows, and other mediums influenced by Kevin Smith.
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