A small group of friends decide to test the courage of the most frightened guy of the team and such test involves skydiving. Pretending to be reporters doing an article about it, they meet instructor Truman Sparks at his Parachute School, a dopey guy who's willing to help and teach the terrified poor man on how to perform a jump before going to the real thing.
Did You Know?
The low altitude reserve parachute deployment was achieved using an AAD (Automatic Activation Device - Called an AOD, Automatic Opening Device at the time). It took a number of attempts to get the desired effect, the parachute deploying too high on several occasions, and deploying too low on others. A dummy was used for the drops. See more
The song credits lists a symphony by Dmitri Shostakovich as Dmitri Shostakovitch. His surname doesn't contain an T. See more
Darth Vader Theme
from The Empire Strikes Back (1980),
Written by John Williams
Performed by John Williams
and the London Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Lucasfilm and RSO Records. See more