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Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by elegant20, Nov 28, 2009.
"Looks like I picked the wrong day to quit smoking."
The Joey clip has been :censored: by the mods. You can look it up on YouTube.
And the classic, "Surely..."
I have to say, to fully appreciate this movie you have to see all the Airport films which came before it, painful as that may be.
This is probably one of the most well known and trite ones but I still like it.
<heh> was posting at the same time jason_els was.
Dr. Rumack: You'd better tell the Captain we've got to land as soon as we can. This woman has to be gotten to a hospital.
Elaine Dickinson: A hospital--what is it?
Dr. Rumack: It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
The first one was ok. The others forget it.
Stewardess I speak jive.
Aunite Em Auntie Em
Another line that I'm particularly fond of and quote often is when Strike describes how the plane is handling "sluggish, like a wet sponge."
Roger: "We have clearance, Clarence."
Oveur: "Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?"
Tower: "Tower's radio clearance, over."
Oveur: "That's Clarence Oveur, over."
"Excuse me stewardess, I speak jive."
"Calm down! Get a hold of yourself!"
"Sometime, when the crew is up against it, and the breaks are beating the boys, tell them to get out there and give it all they've got. And, win just one for the Zipper. I don't know where I'll be then, Doc," he said, "but I won't smell too good. That's for sure."
Stewardess: Would you like something to read?
Woman: Do you have anything light?
Stewardess: Umm, how 'bout this leaflet: "Famous Jewish Sports Legends"?
One of the best sight gags is when Elaine is visiting Ted in the veterans hospital and she hears moans coming from a nearby bed and Ted explains that the injured guy thinks he's Ethel Merman. The camera pans over and there's Ethel Merman and as she starts singing, a doctor rushes over to sedate her.
arghhh, I was totally gonna say the ethel merman bit
"Jonny, what can you make of this?"
"I can make a hat. Or a brooch. Or a pterodactyl."
too many great lines...
the "Parking/No Parking" bit fight between the man and woman on the louspeaker is awesome...
That was my favorite part too!
"Have you been in the cockpit of an airplane before?"
"Have you ever seen a grown man naked?"
I love this movie! I've actually forgotten some of the lines, but I tend to quote the "Shirley" one a lot. I also like the one about "Stewardess, I speak jive". :biggrin1:
"Scientology? Nuclear power?"
there's a sale at penneys!
I like my coffee black....like my men.
No, I've been nervous lots of times.