In 1995 I worked at Blockbuster video. At the time i wouldn't describe myself as an "indie" movie fan. Outside the random I-Con bootleg purchases, anime, and one or two movies recommended form friends (John) i would say my taste in film was pretty on par with the rest of the people in my age group. It was all about Independence Day or whatever big blockbuster action flick was popular at the time.
I decided to watch everything in each genre section. Comedy, Action, etc. Starting with Comedy and in reverse alphabetical order (just because of the way the shelves were setup, the A's were the furthest away). That said, it didn't take me long to run into this little gem (and other gems that will be populating the first 50 of this list), oddly placed in the comedy section. I think this was the first "Indie" movie i had "discovered" on my own. The only thing "black comedy" meant to me at the time was whatever new movie Martin Lawrence or Chris Rock was in, but it would become (and some ways already was) my favorite genre in film. I just didn't know it yet. Welcome to the Dollhouse help solidify that.
I haven't seen in a long time and plan on watching today. Thats a little bonus about this project, it gives me an excuse to watch something I've been meaning to rewatch for years but always dedicated time to other things.