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Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

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A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track--again???

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Years have passed since Ted Striker heroically saved many lives by avoiding a plane crash. Working as a test pilot for a new Lunar Shuttle, he gets innocently sent into a mental ward after a crash of the badly constructed, computer-navigated spaceship. When he hears that the exactly same type of shuttle is scheduled for a moon flight soon, he breaks out to hinder the launch. Aboard, Ted finds his ex-ex Elaine Dickinson working as stewardess again and her fiancé Simon, a member of the committee that wants the Mayflower I to be launched. In flight, the ship's computer ROK 9000 takes control, killing the crew. Ted and Elaine manage to switch it off, and now it is up to Ted again to save the passengers' lives - if there only wouldn't be these flashbacks to the war and these people who know Ted and have no faith in his abilities at all. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Just when you thought it safe to go back into the departure lounge. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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10 December 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flying High II  »

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SEK 1,929,593 (Sweden)
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Trivia

Art Fleming:  The first host of the game show Jeopardy!, cameos as himself in a special "lunar shuttle version" of the show, although he is only credited as the "Jeopardy! host." See more »

Goofs

Just before the kid messes with the controls to make the shuttle spin wildly. The computer graphic is already shows the shuttle spinning wildly. See more »

Quotes

Clarence Oveur: Anti-gravity check.
Dunn: All right.
[presses a button, which causes the crewman in the spacesuit who is listening and moving to the beat of "Car Wash" on his headphones to float in the air]
Dunn: Checks out in positive mode, sir.
Clarence Oveur: Check.
[the spacesuit man is still floating upside down]
Dunn: Checks out in negative mode, sir.
Clarence Oveur: Check.
Dunn: Neutral balance seems all right, sir.
Clarence Oveur: Good, that shall do it.
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Crazy Credits

Worst Boy ................... Adolf Hitler See more »

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Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

'Love Boat' Theme
by Charles Fox (as C. Fox) & Paul Williams (as P. Williams)
Performed by Jack Jones
Courtesy of Aaron Spelling Productions, Inc.
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Mostly funny.
20 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Yes, many of the gags do seem to have come out of the recycling bin. It's still a fairly funny film anyway. It's literally jam-packed with jokes (sometimes two or three are running on simultaneously, in the same frame) and if you don't like one, chances are it will be followed by a better one after only a few seconds. And the acting by almost everyone is very good; they never slip out of their characters. (**1/2)


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