Channel 4: Saturday 14 November, 10.55pm
Older but no wiser, Jason Biggs and the American Pie pranksters gloat and commiserate through a familiar series of humiliations during a Class of 99 school reunion weekend. Biggs’ kindly dad Eugene Levy briefly leavens the crudity, Seann William Scott’s Stifler wallows in it.
First time around, the desperate virginity schtick was kind of sweet. Now, in the first of the films not to be written by series creator Adam Herz, their unabated sex obsession just seems desperately limp and almost everyone acts as though they’re auditioning for the celebrity room on a reality TV show. One thing’s for sure: it’s a long weekend. But Scott’s Stifler saves it from outright tedium, taking excessive revenge on a bunch of obnoxious oiks. “Stifler, are you crazy? You destroyed their jet-skis!” “They splashed us…”