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.
The very small Surgeon General's warning seen on the Tarrylton's Cigarettes billboard reads: "Warning: The Surgeon General has one lung and a voicebox but he could still kick your sorry ass".
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 ...
Incorrectly regarded as goof: After Rita is captured and brought to Joe, she says "I thought you were in jail. How'd you get to be the Secretary of the Interior?" Even though no one had told her what Secretary he was, "Secretary of the Interior" was written on his shirtsleeve.
After the credits there is a scene in which Upgrayedd arrives into the future to look for Rita.
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