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Small Details In 'Idiocracy' That Fans Noticed

April 27, 2021 191 votes 27 voters 1.1k views13 items

List RulesVote up the most interesting details from Mike Judge's classic comedy.

While it was criminally underseen at the time of its release in 2006, Idiocracy has since become a huge cult classic that some viewers find reflects our current age perfectly. Directed by Mike Judge, the man behind the infamous animated series Beavis and Butt-Head, Idiocracy is a comedy that is both outlandish and relatable enough to warrant its cult status

Fans of Mike Judge's satirical film have gone to Reddit to point out small movie details in Idiocracy, some of which may even surprise movie buffs who have watched the film dozens of times. Check out the small details below, and don't forget to vote!

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    Polyester Isn't Better

    From Redditor u/DeckingAround:

    In Idiocracy, the majority of the population wears polyester clothing due to the crop shortages and the lack of farming knowledge.

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    Paint Scratches Equal Failure

    From Redditor u/genericusername123:

    The paint is scratched off the shape-sorting intelligence test because everyone keeps failing it.

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    Hank Hill Is Part Of The Problem

    From Redditor u/poornose:

    In the Mike Judge movie Idiocracy, you can see that Hank Hill is a descendant of the redneck Clevon from the start of the movie.

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    Oh Look, A 'Beavis and Butt-Head' Reference

    From Redditor u/VictorBlimpmuscle:

    The model on the Tarrlytons billboard is the US Surgeon General, and according to the warning, he has one lung and a voice box, but can still kick your sorry a**. Brought to you by Cornholio Enterprises, a nod to Beavis & Butt-Head, also created by Mike Judge.

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