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'Idiocracy' Premieres On Comedy Central Feb. 15

January 26th, 2009 5:33pm EST
IdiocracyComedy Central brings viewers a debut of side-splitting comedy with the Network Television Premiere of Idiocracy, starring Luke Wilson, Dax Shepard and Maya Rudolph, Sunday, February 15 at 10:00 p.m.

Catch the encore presentation of "Idiocracy" on February 16 at 12:30 a.m.

Joe Bauers (played by Luke Wilson) is the ultimate in average – so average that the Army selects him for a top-secret hibernation experiment, putting him into a coma from which he’ll wake up in a year. When something goes wrong and he emerges in 2505, something seems off: everyone’s a moron! Bauers suddenly finds himself the most intelligent man alive, but can his average smarts save humanity from itself? Tune in for this all-new Network Television Premiere and find out!


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