Three would be rockers Chazz, Rex and Pip, known as The Lone Rangers plan to play their demo on a recording company, but then they're turned down rudely. Then they decide to try the famous rock n' roll radio station, but are not accepted either. Then they decide arm themselves with squirt guns and take the station hostage for not playing their demo. But the three get more than what they have bargained for. Written by
They were a rock 'n' roll band that couldn't get arrested. That was before they took an entire radio station hostage.
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Did You Know?
When Ian plays "London" by Anthrax
on the radio, he tells Milo, "if it's too loud you're too old". This line is a reference to the famous slogan by Ernie Anderson
, who was the main promotional voice of the American Broadcasting Company from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s. Coincidentally, in Los Angeles (where this film takes place), the defunct heavy metal/hard rock radio station KNAC 105.5 used "if it's too loud, you're too old" as one of their slogans. See more
When Beech is grabbing food from a table after falling through an air duct, a right-side up Breyer's ice cream carton is on display.
When he moves to his right to grab Funyuns, and the camera pans back, the ice cream carton is shown upside-down despite never having touched it. See more
[on the air
Oh yeah! That was for all you pinheads out there too hip to take off your leather jackets in this 95 degree heat. Now I know when the weather gets like this it brings all you nut bags out of the wood pile. And since I am a trouble magnet, I have one thing to say to you bozos, and that is, back off. Here's the Sons of Thunder from the debut album Scrabbled Eggs and Wobbly Legs. You're listening to Ian Shock, on the station with more hair, more flair, yet so debonair, ...
References Wayne's World 2
We Want the Airwaves
Performed by The Ramones
Written by Joey Ramone
(as Jeffrey Hyman), Johnny Ramone
(as John Cummings),
Dee Dee Ramone
(as Douglas Colvin)
Produced by Graham Gouldman
Produced under license from Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products See more