Hot Shots!

Trivia: In one scene where Charlie sheen spins his plane, he says "I learnt this one from Paula Abdul". Paula Abdul was Charlie Sheen's then sister in law.

Gavin Jackson

Trivia: Topper Harley's name comes from a model of Harley-Davidson's 1960's motor scooter, the Harley Topper.

Malaver

Trivia: The end credits of the movie contain several hidden jokes, such as a recipe for baking a dessert, etc.

Jazetopher

Trivia: There is a gag credit at the end of the film, "Things you can do after the movie," is the same as a gag credit at the end of the Bruce Lee send-up in The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977).

Malaver

Trivia: In the faux Indian language the English term "curve ball" translates to "Hershiser", a reference to Dodgers' pitcher Orel Hershiser.

Malaver

Trivia: Some of the words Sheen uses when speaking to the old Native American man are Minnesota town names and places. Pat Proft, who produced this film, is from Minnesota.

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Revealing mistake: Near the start of the film, when Lt. Harley is watching his love interest show off by doing gymnastics on the tree limbs, several times you can see the actual pole she is swinging on, not the tree limb. (00:08:50)

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Admiral Benson: Oh, by the way I would like to thank you for having us over for dinner the other night. Cheryl and I thought the stroganoff was marvelous.
Lt. Commander Block: But sir, we didn't have dinner the other night.
Admiral Benson: Really? Then where the hell was I? And who's this Cheryl?

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