R | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Nearly alll of the logos for actual present-day businesses are altered in the future. The exception is the logo for Fox News, which is the logo in use by the network at the time of this film's release.
As the 21st century began, human evolution was at a turning point. Natural selection, the process by which the strongest, the smartest, the fastest, reproduced in greater numbers than the rest, a process which had once favored the noblest traits of ...
During the scene in which the narrator states that the average IQ of mankind dropped drastically over time, they did not take into account that the average IQ of mankind is always 100, with test results adjusted to keep 100 as the center value. The average IQ graph should have been a flat line staying at 100 points. Though this system may have been abandoned at some point during the rapid decrease of human intelligence.
After the credits there is a scene in which Upgrayedd arrives into the future to look for Rita.
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