the first 45mins. or so of the film is really brilliant social commentary and probably why the film was blackballed by fox even before its release. the plot sort of gets in the way in the last half, as usual. dax shepard is good as a total moron, maybe because that’s not much of a stretch for him. luke wilson plays joe average quite well. this one might become a bit of a cult classic because it’s a mike judge film and because of fox’s treatment.