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Old Yesterday, 04:07 AM   #931
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Re: Trek guest actors in maybe surprising roles

^ And he wasn't kidding: flying a plane is no different from riding a bike. It's just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.
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When the ZAZ guys said Robert Stack's character flew in the war in "Airplane", they weren't kidding, were they?
That's pretty much what the joke in Airplane was -- that so many of its cast members were the exact actors you'd cast in a totally serious version of the same story.
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^ And the other part of that joke was that they never said which war it was, so they could just use it as a throwaway line...
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I love this thread, it never disappoints.
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