In the iconic Mean Girls exchange between Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) and her high school love interest Aaron Samuels (Jonathan Bennett), Mean Girls Day was born! In this scene Cady says, “On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was,” and she replies, “It’s October 3rd.” This meme-able and memorable moment resurfaces yearly and has made it into the pop culture canon as a day to celebrate.
We’ve gathered podcasts to remember this moment that sparked the romance between Cady and Aaron and started the downfall of Regina George (Rachel McAdams) and Cady’s friendship. So put on your favorite Army pants and flip flops to celebrate Mean Girls Day with these podcasts and episodes.
Mean Girls Minute
Liz Whitaker’s “Mean Girls Minute” breaks down the classic comedy in over 90 episodes. While the most recent episodes were posted in 2019, the podcast still serves juicy takes on the film.
“Unspooled’s” hosts Paul and Amy are still obsessed with Mean Girls and view the film as a form of anthropology on this episode. They applaud Amanda Seyfried’s acting, analyze how this film created so many GIFs even though it was released before social media, and more. Mark Waters joined an episode to discuss his experience directing a classic.
The Lohdown with Lindsay Lohan
The OG actress Lindsay Lohan started her podcast earlier this year and chats with guests like her sister Aliana Lohan, Salt-N-Pepa, Gigi Gorgeous, and more. She shares personal stories and fascinating conversations about life. This series is presented by Studio71.
Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade
Mean Girls creator Tina Fey joined “Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade” to chat about SNL, headwriting, hosting, makeup tutorials, and more. She also spat some freestyle raps in this 59-minute episode presented by Cadence13.
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend
Tina Fey dropped by “Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend” in 2019 to share “SNL-induced OCD,” Mean Girls’ journey to Broadway, her husband Jeff Richmond’s recurring Conan character, overcoming “the chipple,” and experiences improvising as a writer.