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Simon Moore reviews the fifth episode of the Napoleon Dynamite animated series...

Some things are so smacked-out stone-cold crazy they simply have to be real. No, not The X Factor. I still insist that’s a mass hallucination we can’t wake up from. I refer instead to the Annual Preston Bed Races. This is simply one of many true-to-life Idaho happenstances Napoleon Dynamite captures with its trademark offbeat eloquence, and boy, does it sum up this town.

Every year for the last six years, Grandma Carlinda and Kip have put Napoleon and Uncle Rico and every other Prestonite (Prestonian?) to shame, bringing home a good couple of shelves’ worth of trophies and a topiary sculpture of honour in the Preston Garden of Fame to show for it. And why not? Grandma’s got the skills to pay the bills, and Kip is the smallest man who ever lived. They »

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