From funny bones to fishy bones, the RRP crew discusses the 80s comedy Airplane! and if it is worth your time today.

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In this Episode:

  • 00:05:50 ROUNDTABLE: We play the TV spot for Airplane! and give an overview of the technical specs of this 80s comedy
  • 00:08:40 LIKES: The aspects of Airplane that still flies high
  • 00:19:36 SOCIALIZE: Feedback on from our listeners via Facebook Group, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 00:30:19 DISLIKES: Elements of this parody that should have stayed put in the original
  • 00:45:14 FINAL RATING: Nostalgic (Disputed)
  • 00:52:40 FEEDBACK & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Show announcements, and how to contact us
  • 00:58:54 YOUNG INDIANA JONES: Chapter 16 Review

🎬 Airplane! Technicals, Cast, and Crew

  • Released: July 2, 1980
  • Runs: 1hr 28min
  • Rated: PG
  • Written and Directed by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
  • With the lead stars being: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen
  • And Music composed by: Elmer Bernstein
  • Airplane! was made for $3.5 Million and earned over $170 Million at the box office - according to some sources. Other sources claim only $83 Million.