The trailerite became the "typical American," so argued the editor of Trailer Travel: "Who is it today, like the pioneers in their covered wagons, feels the desire to dip over the horizon--who but the trailerite?
Nicki and Tacy distinguish themselves within the burgeoning trailerite community by buying a fancy trailer, its cupboards filled with shiny new red Tupperware containers.
As this door opens onto the trailerite world, it simultaneously forecloses the possibilities of such a space.
Nicki, as the film's primary point-of-view, reminds us that the trailerite lifestyle defies gravity as well as conventional domesticity narratives.
Somewhere in the annals of architectural/cultural history, these dwellings ultimately fell in the middle, ignored or seldom mentioned; their lively "trailerite" culture replaced by "trailer trash" lore.
"The Trailerite is the Typical American," Trailer Travel (July 1945): 5.