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21 Things You Never Noticed In "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

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4. And all the other license plates are nods to director John Hughes' earlier films.

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Mr. Bueller's reads "MMOM," for Mr. Mom, Mrs. Bueller's reads "VCTN," for National Lampoon's Vacation, Mr. Rooney's reads "4FBDO," or "For Ferris Bueller's Day Off," and Jeannie's plate reportedly read "TCB" for The Breakfast Club, but there's not a clear shot of it in the movie.

6. And while the high school's name is never explicitly stated, this poster suggests Ferris Bueller goes to the same school as The Breakfast Club kids.

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Almost all of John Hughes' films take place in the fictional town of Shermer, Illinois.

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10. There's an issue with the close-ups in the Sears Tower scene.

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Judging by the wide shot, Ferris and Sloane should have another window next to them on the close-up, not wall. Hughes seemingly used the same set-up to film all three close-ups, even though it only works for where Cameron was standing.

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12. "Danke Schoen" is actually heard four times in the movie.

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Ferris sings it in the shower, Mr. Rooney hums it at the Bueller's door, Ferris lip syncs it in the parade, and Jeannie sings it off camera while leaving the police station.

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