Airplane (1980) Season 06 Episode 09

Floppy Titties, Chaotically Fishy, Fucking Absurd, Pure Chaos, these are the words using we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode nine of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are cleared for take off because we are watching and reviewing Airplane!. Host, Had the Fish Dinner Tony is joined by co-host Singing Nun Sarah and guests Jay the Baby Tosser, and from the podcast Nominated, Flying High Hayley 5. This week we play a game of Release Year for Parody Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Traveling Terror Stories, Comedy of the time, Gags, Quotes and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Flying High Hayley 5

Jay the Baby Tosser 4.5

Singing Nun Sarah 3

Had the Fish Dinner Tony 3.5

16/20 80%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Ted Striker, a former pilot who has a fear of flying, finds himself burdened with the responsibility of landing a plane safely when most of the crew and passengers fall sick due to food poisoning.

Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Robert Hays as Ted Striker
Julie Hagerty as Elaine Dickinson
Lorna Patterson as Randy
Leslie Nielsen as Dr Rumack
Kareem Abul-Jabbar as Roger Murdock
Lloyd Bridges as Steve McCroskey
Peter Graves as Captain Clarence Oveur
Robert Stack and Rex Kramer
Otto as Otto

Game 1

Release Year for Parody Movies


  1. Baseketball (Everything I Learned From Movies Podcast)……….1998
  1. Naked Gun (Everything I Learned From Movies Podcast)……….1988
  1. Spaceballs (Jason @Nerdrovert).……….1985
  1. Hollywood Shuffle (Hindsight Movie Reviews Podcast)……….1987
  1. Don’t Be A Menace (Word to Thew Mutha Podcast)……….1996
  1. History of the World Part 1 (Film Rage)……….1981
  1. Young Frankenstein (Will Granger @jumaryteacher)……….1974
  1. Scary Movie (I Hate Your Taste In Movies).……….2000
  1. Evil Dead II (2 Girls on a Bench Podcast)………. 1987
  2. Blazing Saddles (Howard Casner @howardcasner)……….1974
  3. Men In Tights (Nathaniel @FilmHurts)………. 1993

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $3,500,000 (estimated)
Bonus 1: Open Weekend$NA
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IMDB Rating:77% (7.7)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

1980 Box Office Topping Movies – Jay

  1. The Blue Lagoon
  2. 9 to 5
  3. The Empire Strikes Back
  4. Private Benjamin
  5. The Blues Brothers
  6. The Elephant Man
  7. Raging Bull
  8. Stir Crazy
  9. Caddyshack
  10. The Shining

Disaster Movies -Hayley

  1. Twister
  2. Armageddon
  3. Dante’s Peak
  4. The Perfect Storm
  5. Day After Tomorrow
  6. The Poseidon Adventure
  7. Sharknado
  8. Contagion
  9. Airport
  10. Titanic

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