I am doing this for a project and would like to know what the main language devices used in this video are. Thanks

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    This question appears to be off-topic because it is about criticism, discussion, and analysis of English literature (identifying literary techniques from a video). – aedia λ Jan 31 '14 at 19:38
  • @aediaλ Come on aedia! Ever feel like just having some fun? – user2166538 Jan 31 '14 at 19:53
  • @user2166538, questions that seem to boil down to "please do my homework for me" are poorly received throughout the Stack Exchange network. You may get a better reception if you provide a little more detail in your question, such as "What is the name of the literary device used in this video at 1:56 when character ABC says XYZ?" – phenry Feb 1 '14 at 2:09

The device used in this video is satire/parody.

The few seconds use sexual inuendo.

The term sexual innuendo has acquired a specific meaning, namely that of a "risqué" double entendre by playing on a possibly sexual interpretation of an otherwise innocent uttering. For example: "We need to go deeper" can be seen as both a request for further inquiry on any given issue or a request to go deeper into an orifice. Alternatively the simple changing of the pronunciation of a word can be used to make it sound vulgar e.g. innuendo to "in-your-endo".

The type of innuendo in your video is not subtle at all.

"...thrusting into the future, again and again. Pounding the future, making the future beg for it."

Next is a parody of Scientology (with a bit if innuendo there, too.)

"Spacestar Ordering is based on the twin scientific principles of star maps and wishy-thinking." (Note wishy-thinking is referred to as scientific.)

Then there's a bit of slapstick, and base humor. I didn't finish it.

It all falls under what can be broadly called comedy.

The best part of this is that I never realized there was another season of the IT Crowd available.

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