Film 1982. Written by Ken Finkleman. Directed by Ken Finkleman. Starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Chad Everett, William Shatner.
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1Air Pakistan BBBTransportationAirlines

Air Pakistan

3Altar Boy BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Altar Boy
Magazine priest reads.

3Channel 14BBBTelevisionTV News

Channel 14
TV station with local news program in Buffalo.

4Church of Lunar ConsciousnessBBBReligionChurches

Church of Lunar Consciousness
The Airplane II version of Airplane's Church of Religious Conciousness.

5Daily StarBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Daily Star

6The Des Moines InstituteBBBResearch InstitutesInstitutes

The Des Moines Institute
Hospital where Joey was supposed to go to Des Moines for an operation to cure his impotence.

7Houston Daily Journal BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Houston Daily Journal
Newspaper headlines: "Madman on Loose", "Lunar Shuttle XR-2300 Flies Tomorrow"

3International InquirerBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

International Inquirer
The Airplane version of National Enquirer.

4Iran Air BBBTransportationAirlines

Iran Air

3I'm Alright, You're AlrightBBBLiteratureBooks

I'm Alright, You're Alright
Book in Sonny Bono's briefcase - spoof of Thomas A. Harris' I'm OK- You're OK.

4Jerusalem NewsBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Jerusalem News

5Ken's TruckingBBBServicesShipping and Storage

Ken's Trucking
The truck that Ted leaps out of to get into the skyport is named "Ken's Trucking" and has a Canadian maple leaf on it. This is an inside joke since "Ken" is Writer-Director Ken Finkleman who is from Canada, hence the Maple Leaf.

6Lunar Shuttle XR-2300BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Lunar Shuttle XR-2300

7Mayflower 1BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Mayflower 1
The first passenger shuttle to the moon.

8Pan Universe BBBTravelTravel Services

Pan Universe
Space faring version of airline Pan Am, now with service to the moon.

3Psycho MonthBBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Psycho Month
Magazine Sonny Bono's bomber reads.

4Public Broadcasting TelevisionBBBCinemaTV Stations

Public Broadcasting Television

5R.O.K. 4000 BBBComputersA.I.

R.O.K. 4000
The Airplane equivalent of HAL 9000 from Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.

6Rocky XXXVIII BBBCinemaMovies

Movie poster in airport gift shop behind Sonny Bono when he buys the second time bomb on the right.

3Ronald Reagan Hospital for the Mentally ... BBBHealthcareHospitals-Mental Health

Ronald Reagan Hospital for the Mentally Ill
The mental hospital Ted Striker spent some time in: "We cure people the old fashioned way"

3Ted Striker's 400 Polka FavoritesBBBMusicAlbums

Ted Striker's 400 Polka Favorites
An album Ted put out in his earlier days.

4Tokyo 4BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Tokyo 4

5Transcendental Air BBBTransportationAirlines

Transcendental Air
Canting or non-chanting options available.

3XR-2200BBBVehiclesAutomotive Products

The muffler bracket for a '79 Pinto.

4March 5, 1980 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

March 5, 1980
When the in-flight meal sickens the flight crew, ex-fighter pilot and traumatized war veteran turned taxi driver Ted Striker successfully lands Trans American Flight 209. Date mentioned during courtroom scene of Ted's trial.

3Alpha Beta Lunar BaseMapStructuresMilitary Bases

Alpha Beta Lunar Base
Lunar base, destination of Pan Universe Lunar Shuttle XR-2300.

4Macho GrandeMapNatureNatural Areas

Macho Grande
Where Ted lost most of his squad during the war.

5Untitled OtherThemesSolo


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