Many of the filming locations took place in Preston, Idaho, including Napolean's home and the high school. Preston is also the city where film scouts came across an orange, 1975 Dodge Tradesman, and asked to use it for a character.
I know, I live in Idaho and I feel like I am going to get in trouble for saying it, but the movie Napoleon Dynamite was not good. With the election why not get a little more divisive on things that are simple and fun. I stand behind my unpopular opinion.
I will admit that I am easily entertained, but this video is one of the more enjoyable I've watched on YouTube in quite some time. There's a guy who reviews campsites that found one just south of Jackpot, Nevada and it's one that Uncle Rico would be proud of.
It's sort of a twisted honor to be featured on Snopes. If any state can inspire potential hoaxes and crazy stories, it's Idaho. The scary part is most of them are true. Here are 6 times when Idaho was featured on Snopes and whether they were fact or fiction.