Ferris Bueller: Possible or Not?

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off Possible or Not? Ferris, Sloane, and Cameron spend one amazing day ditching school, exploring the great city of Chicago and take time to visit many landmarks and take part in many exciting activities. The day depicted in the movie would be a great and exciting day for anyone, but is it possible for them to have done all of the things they did in one day? I believe it is reasonable to believe that Ferris and company may have been able to do all the things they did in the movie in one day. The first thing that needs to be looked at is where Ferris lives. Ferris most likely lives within 10 minutes of his school considering he lives in the Chicago area and there are many high schools, he wouldn't live too far…show more content…
After exploring the museum for 45 minutes or so they go to Chez Quiz for lunch. This exterior scene was shot on Schiller 22 W between State and Dearborn , so this is the reference point I will use for the restaurant. Using this site, which is 2.1 miles away from the Art Institute of Chicago , it can be assumed that they took a taxi here as well. Another reason to believe they took a taxi here is that they took a taxi to leave. After dealing with the doorman and ordering, and assuming they received excellent service since they were treated so disrespectfully when entering, I have allotted them an hour for lunch. This is reasonable because by now they haven't eaten for a few hours and are most likely very hungry. After spending 45 minutes in the museum, about 10 more getting to the restaurant, and an hour eating, it is now about 1:30 p.m. After leaving the restaurant Ferris, Cameron and Sloane go the Cub's game at Wrigley Field. Wrigley Field is about 3.2 miles from the restaurant . We know that they took a taxi to the game because of the scene of them getting into the taxi right behind his dad as they are leaving the restaurant. Assuming about a 15 minute time frame for them to get to Wrigley Field and buy tickets because of game time traffic it is about 1:45 by the time they get to their seats. When Rooney talks to the guy in the pizza shop he says it is the 3rd inning and assuming that Ferris

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