* Why does Cameron wear suspenders ''and'' a belt? To illustrate how uptight and insecure he is.
* Cameron stares at a pointilist painting. The camera zooms in closer and closer until the subject matter becomes incomprehensible. Cameron is fixated with it because he is afraid that, just like the painting, the more you look at him, the less you see. He is nothing.
* Cameron wears a Detroit Red Wings jersey in Chicago, the land of their bitter rivals. This highlights his alientation to his surroundings.
* Ferris could have easily - and plausibly - avoided detection at the parade by wearing a "carnival" mask. Of course, thanks to his being TheAce (see main page), he pulls it off anyway.