TIL the “red zone and white zone” announcements at the beginning of “Airplane!” were performed by the same real-life married couple that recorded similar announcements at LAX around the time of the film’s release.

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  1. The article also states that on the DVD commentary for “Airplane!” Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker claim they have never seen nor have any desire to ever see “Airplane II: The Sequel.”

    Also, while not mentioned in the article, “Betty’s” line “We know perfectly well what it is you’re talking about” is sampled in the Deltron 3030 song “Positive Contact.”

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