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* JerkJock: Jimmy Washington.

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* JerkJock: Jimmy Washington. Powerful enough that he could compete with neurotypical athletes if he wanted, and all too aware of that fact.


* {{Corpsing}}: Johnny Knoxville loses it after Winston yells “When the fuck did we get Ice Cream?”


* DarkhorseVictory: [[spoiler: Glen, one of the other athletes that Steve befriends, wins the competition, while Jimmy places second and Steve third (and even then, Steve will gives up his medal to the fourth-place athlete when he decides to abandon the charade out of his new-found respect for the Special Olympians). However, Steve still wins the bet that gets him the money he needs, since the bet wasn't for Steve to win, but for Jimmy to lose.]]

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* DarkhorseVictory: [[spoiler: Glen, one of the other athletes that Steve befriends, wins the competition, while Jimmy places second and Steve third (and even then, Steve will gives give up his medal to the fourth-place athlete when he decides to abandon the charade out of his new-found respect for the Special Olympians). However, Steve still wins the bet that gets him the money he needs, since the bet wasn't for Steve to win, but for Jimmy to lose.]]

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* ADayInTheLimelight: A movie about Special Olympics with many notable roles by disabled actors.

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* {{Corpsing}}: Johnny Knoxville loses it after Winston yells “When the fuck did we get Ice Cream?”

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* LighterAndSofter: Much more family friendly than the average Farrelly Brothers or Johnny Knoxville movie.

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* ShownTheirWork: As [[https://www.toptenz.net/10-movies-get-people-special-needs-right.php#google_vignette this article]] shows The Farrelly Brothers have a long history working as advocates for people with disabilities. The movie really captures the spirit of Special Olympics as well.

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* TheCameo: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kids_of_Widney_High The Kids of Widney High]] make two memorable appearances.

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* DancePartyEnding: One of the most heart-warming you’ll ever see.


* DarkhorseVictory: [[spoiler: Glen, one of the other athletes that Steve befriends, wins the competition, while Jimmy places second and Steve third (and even then, Steve will gives up his medal to another athlete when he decides he can't keep up the charade anymore.) However, Steve still wins the bet that gets him the money he needs, since the bet wasn't for Steve to win, but for Jimmy to lose.]]

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* DarkhorseVictory: [[spoiler: Glen, one of the other athletes that Steve befriends, wins the competition, while Jimmy places second and Steve third (and even then, Steve will gives up his medal to another the fourth-place athlete when he decides he can't keep up to abandon the charade anymore.) out of his new-found respect for the Special Olympians). However, Steve still wins the bet that gets him the money he needs, since the bet wasn't for Steve to win, but for Jimmy to lose.]]


* DidntThinkThisThrough: Steve doesn't train for the games like the actual disable athletes did. It gets him smoked over and over again before his TrainingMontage.



* RealityEnsues: Steve doesn't train for the games like the actual disable athletes did. It gets him smoked over and over again before his TrainingMontage.

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* BrickJoke: The priest that threw Steve out of church for confessing his scheme comes back in another scene to bet on him.

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* BerserkButton: Steve's gets hit when Gary repeatedly calls the other athletes "retards."
-->'''Steve:''' Don't ever say that word to me again! I mean it. These guys are my friends.

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* CharacterNameAlias: While pretending to be disabled, Steve adopts the name Jeffy Dahmor, last name pronounced the same as that of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

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