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Interesting Details From 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' That Made Us Stop And Look Around

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In 1986, John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off elevated the mainstream teen comedy genre to epic proportions. A hero capable of fooling perfectly-coiffed parents, catching foul balls, and breaking fourth walls in a single bound, Ferris Bueller and his unique brand of fun has spoken to teens for over three decades. 

Here are a few of the small details discovered while watching the story of one man's struggle to take it easy. 

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    Good Catch

    Posted by u/Theogre84:

    At the end of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, he appears to deus ex machina a baseball to throw at his stereo he left on in order to save himself from being caught. Ferris actually caught that baseball at the Cubs game earlier in the movie.

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    License Plates In The Movie

    Posted by u/MetraConductor:

    In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), his parent’s cars license plates represent previous John Hughes’ films.

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    Cameron's Shirt

    Posted by u/gfgfjj:

    In the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the character Cameron wears a shirt with the caduceus staff on it. This represents him being a hypochondriac who, in one of the previous scenes, even says he “is dying” and that he’s incredibly ill even though he’s fine in reality.

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    The School Nurse

    Posted by u/knightjc:

    The nurse from Ferris Bueller's Day Off is named Florence Sparrow, a play on pioneer of nursing Florence Nightingale.

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