PG | | Comedy
The 1988 house record "Break 4 Love" by Raze interpolates a sample of what sounds like a woman having an orgasm when in fact it's Lorna Patterson's character Randy crying when she confesses to Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen) that she's 26 and never been married.
Shanna, they bought their tickets, they knew what they were getting into. I say, let 'em crash.
Although the plane clearly has jet engines, the engine noise heard inside the cabin throughout the film is of a piston-engined propeller plane. This engine noise is taken from the film Zero Hour! (1957) and is a long-running gag: Airplane! (1980) is a spoof of disaster films such as Zero Hour and Airport (1970).
Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" is playing during the music credits, but is not credited.
In the TV version, an alternate version of the scene with the woman's breasts wiggling is shown featuring a woman in a tight red and yellow striped t-shirt and drum sound effects accompanying her moving breasts. Whistling is also heard.