Cameron: We’re pinched for sure.
Ferris: No way, Cameron. Only the meek get pinched. The bold survive. Let’s go.
Cameron: Let’s surrender.
–“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
You’ve probably heard of the “Fight Club” fan theory regarding the 1986 John Hughes comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, in which brilliant and charming Ferris and sad-sack hypochondriac Cameron are the same person; Ferris is Cameron’s “imaginary friend” if you will, or alter-ego; everything Cameron wishes he could be.