He has a day off and wins in the end. Rooney gets fucked over.
Ferris has fever and dreams about a perfect day after skipping school.
Ferris can do no wrong; he and girlfriend have the day of a lifetime
Cameron has the day of his life, then gets murdered for wrecking his dad's Ferrari.
rooney loses, ferris wins, cameron goes mental
Ferris teaches the World that life is really about having fun! That's why we must save him!