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Trivia: Towards the end of the credits, there is a paragraph that states something like, "This film may not be copied in any way without written permission. SO THERE."

Jackie Menechino

Trivia: Deliberate joke, but not one everyone immediately picks up on: Throughout the entire movie when the outside of the plane is shown the sound heard is one of a propeller driven aircraft, yet the one pictured is a jet.

Trivia: At the end, the plane hits a radio station antenna. The radio station is WZAZ. That's because this was a Zucker Abrams Zucker movie.

Trivia: One of the jobs in the end credits is magic consultant.

Jackie Menechino

Trivia: Otto the autopilot resided in Jerry Zucker's garage after making the movie, but by 1997 had disintegrated and was thrown out.

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Trivia: The credits lists "generally in charge of a lot of things" as one of the job titles.

Trivia: One of the special thanks in the end credits is Argon Oil Company, a fictional company in another ZAZ movie Kentucky Fried Movie. Argon is actually an elemental gas.

Trivia: The Zuckers' mother makes a cameo as the woman who is trying to put on makeup as the plane gets jolted around.

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Trivia: After the end credits, there is a scene where you see the taxi cab, still waiting at the airport.

Jackie Menechino

Trivia: While the film is a parody of many of the 70's disaster movies, including the Airport film series, it's mainly a parody of the film Zero Hour! In fact, the creators bought the rights to the screenplay Zero Hour! and kept many of the plots and character names, and even dialog. Arthur Hailey who wrote Zero Hour! also wrote the Airport series.

Bishop73

Trivia: All of Johnny's lines were ad-libbed by Stephen Stucker.

Trivia: Some of the characters names like Steve McCroskey and Rex Cramer were derived from characters in ZAZ's The Kentucky Fried Movie.

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Trivia: Director Jim Abrahams has two roles in this movie. The first role was that of the bicycle rider that yells back at Kramer after Kramer hits him on the road. He also plays a role as a solicitor at the airport. He is the one who pauses after seeing how Kramer is treating the other solictors.

Paul Pepiton

Trivia: Charles Dickens' name and his book "A Tale Of Two Cities" appears in the end credits.

Trivia: The coffee scene with the two children is a parody of a similar scene from the 1958 film Crash Landing.

Daniel4646

Trivia: David and Jerry Zucker have cameo roles as ground crewmen, who accidentally cause a jumbo jet to crash into an airport terminal.

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