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An Airplane! / Zero Hour! Mashup That’s Amazing

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I wrote before that the script of Airplane! was basically lifted directly from the movie, Zero Hour! My post today referencing Airport (another influence of Airplane!) inevitably lead me down a YouTube trail of clips and doom.  Well, minus the doom. And I came across this awesome video mashup of …

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Airplane! Parody Within Sharknado 2

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Some of you may know that I might have a slight obsession with the movie Sharknado. Okay, maybe a little bit more than”slight”. But I was nervous about Sharknado 2.  How could it ever live up to my expectations (or rather, live down to really low expectations?)  I was afraid it …

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The Worst Film Scenes to Be an Airline Passenger In

IGN has a round up of clips from the worst flights to be a passenger on in movie history.  Check them out here! I was pleased to see that both Zero Hour! and its comedy child, Airplane!  both made the list. Check out the history of Zero Hour! and Airplane! here. The list includes situations ranging …

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Airplane! Quote and Sound Effect Board

Much to the chagrin of everyone around me (sorry Keri!), I have discovered an Airplane! the Movie Quote and Sound Effect sound board.  <insert spit take sound effect here> Airplane! is the movie that almost wasn’t.  It was a spoof of a movie the directors accidentally saw.  For more information …

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Zero Hour!: The History of the Movie Airplane!

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My husband recently hosted a Zero Hour! viewing party.  Many people know the lines from Airplane!, but most don’t know the lines were literally lifted from another movie–a serious movie! I recommend running a double-feature viewing party of Zero Hour! and Airplane!–but don’t show them in chronological order.  While Zero Hour! …

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