A charter company jetliner makes an emergency landing at a small desert airstrip, blowing all of its tires and leaving a shaken flight crew. The next morning finds the pilot left guarding the plane dead and the airstrip empty of the immovable aircraft. Enter Banacek - in a chauffeur-driven jeep - to sort out the convolutions of pilots, stewardesses, old business partners and more to learn where the crippled plane has gone. Written by
Did You Know?
The title alludes to the controversial 1971 advertising slogan for National Airlines, "I'm Cheryl-Fly Me" which caused outrage with women's rights groups. See more
Aircraft description is wrong. It is not a 747, but a B-52 landing gear shown in first scene and then again when taxiing in. See more
There's an old Polish proverb that says...
Better safe than sorry?
Well, that's close. But the Polish version is, "A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with a unicorn."
References Circus Boy