Veronica Sawyer is one of the most popular girls at Westerburg High School in Sherwood, Ohio. Heather Duke soon steps into Heather Chandler's former role as clique leader and begins wearing a red scrunchie that had belonged to Chandler. proposes that Veronica lure them into the woods with the promise to "make the rumors true," then shoot them with nonfatal "Ich Luge" bullets (from German, it translates to "I'm lying"). She survives, but is badly injured and mocked for trying to "act like the popular kids." Heather Mc Namara calls a popular radio show one night while Veronica and Heather Duke are listening and talks of depression in her life; the next day, Heather Duke tells the entire school about Heather Mc Namara's radio call. that she will not participate in any more killings. Martha and Veronica walk down the hallway while Heather Duke watches.In addition to Veronica, the popular clique consists of three wealthy and beautiful girls with the same first name: Heather Chandler, Heather Duke, and Heather Mc Namara. Several days later, Kurt and Ram spread a false rumor about Veronica giving them oral sex, ruining her reputation. Mc Namara attempts to take her life by overdosing on pills in the girls' bathroom but is saved by Veronica. He climbs into her room with a revolver to kill her, but Veronica has used a harness to make it look like she has hanged herself. not only out of profound admiration for Kubrick but also from a perception that "Kubrick was the only person that could get away with a three-hour film". but the filmmakers rejected him because they thought he came across as "too nice" and therefore would not be credible.The song "Teenage Suicide (Don't Do It)" by the fictional band Big Fun was written and produced for the film by musician Don Dixon, and performed by the ad hoc group "Big Fun", which consisted of Dixon, Mitch Easter, Angie Carlson and Marti Jones.
According to Clare Connors, Heathers reveals that conflict as arising within the heart of the American high school: "On one hand, the high school serves as an icon of American democracy and longing for social justice and equality, one place in American life where every young citizen can access equal opportunity and upward mobility.On the other hand, the cultural life of high school operates as the central training ground in the ruthlessly competitive values and viciously hierarchical social structure of American capitalism.Through a series of homologies, Westerberg High School becomes a metaphor for American life and culture during the Reagan and George Herbert Bush administrations.When a new student, a rebellious outsider named Jason "J. Heather Graham, then seventeen, was offered the part of Heather Chandler but turned it down.D." Dean pulls a gun on jocks Kurt Kelly and Ram Sweeney, who were trying to bully him, and fires blanks at them, Veronica finds herself fascinated with him. shows up at Veronica's house and they end up having sex outside, after which Veronica tells J. The film uses two versions of the song "Que Sera, Sera", the first by singer Syd Straw and another over the end credits by Sly and the Family Stone.