Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect. Written by
Did You Know?
and John Larroquette
, who both appear in this film, co-starred together on the eventual hit television series Night Court
(1984). Larroquette was still on the show and was still filming episodes while this movie was in production and Austin's character on the show was eventually replaced by actor Charles Robinson for the second season. See more
During the race, Jack says the sailboat in front of them has 'stolen their wind'. Technically, that is a racing term for someone BEHIND you who has gotten between the wind and your sail, effectively blocking your wind. It's also a racing strategy. But it is impossible for someone to steal your wind from in front of you. See more
I love you Scully. That's not the booze talkin' either.
Written by Frank Loesser
& Louis Alter
Performed by Carl Reiner See more