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12 Little Details In "The Truman Show" That Deserve A Round Of Applause

So many hidden cameras.

1. The large black "diamond" on Truman's ring is a camera.

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2. Truman is shown to have Vitamin D pills — a supplement that's utilized by people who don't get enough sunlight.

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3. The text on some arches behind Truman in one scene reads, "Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno," a Latin phrase that means "One for all, all for one."

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4. It's stated that the show makes money using product placement — one example of this is when Marlon made it a point to showcase the beer he was drinking.

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5. When Truman unexpectedly decides to leave his office, he enters and immediately exits a revolving door. This throws the camera operator off, and you can see them unsteadily scrambling to get a shot of Truman from a distant camera.

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6. When Truman is telling Marlon he thinks strange things are happening, Marlon is pretending to work, stocking a vending machine. When Truman turns away, Marlon removes some candy bars, before restocking them while continuing the conversation.

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7. In one scene, a "street cleaner" can be seen pretending to pick up trash and put it in his bag.

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8. There are cameras subtly placed throughout scenes, like this one on the neighbor's trash can.

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9. At one point Marlon comments on a beautiful sunset that's actually fake, but Truman can't tell because he's never seen a real one.

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10. When Truman is starting to figure things out, the control room director can be seen skimming the classified section, presumably looking for new jobs.

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11. When Truman goes to meet a travel agent, she shows up late and is wearing a napkin/bib, presumably from being hurried through makeup or rushing over from lunch because her character hasn't been needed before, as Truman's never traveled.

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12. The boat Truman rides as he attempts to venture out is called the Santa Maria — the name of the largest ship Christopher Columbus used on his first voyage.

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