History Fridge / BlueThunder

29th Aug '15 2:00:49 PM shawn_allen
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* The rather extraordinary aversion of cars and helicopters blowing up when shot by Blue Thunder was almost certainly a necessity to preserve Murphy's [[ThouShaltNotKill status as a heroic character]]. Despite loosing thousands of rounds of ammunition, he doesn't kill anyone on screen except Cochrane. On the flipside, the idea that anyone would ever give Air Force interceptors the go-ahead to fire heat-seeking missiles over a major city is ludicrous, absent a 9/11 style threat.

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* The rather extraordinary aversion of cars and helicopters blowing up when shot by Blue Thunder was almost certainly a necessity to preserve Murphy's [[ThouShaltNotKill status as a heroic character]]. Despite loosing thousands of rounds of ammunition, he doesn't kill anyone on screen except Cochrane. On the flipside, the idea that anyone would ever give Air Force interceptors the go-ahead to fire heat-seeking missiles over a major city is ludicrous, absent a 9/11 style threat.threat.
** The bad guys were hyping Murphy as a "mad sniper," and assured the mayor that the F-16s would take him out "like a cancer,"
23rd Jul '12 1:35:21 PM Fighteer
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* The rather extraordinary aversion of cars and helicopters blowing up when shot by Blue Thunder was almost certainly a necessity to preserve Murphy's [[ThouShaltNotKill status as a heroic character]]. Despite loosing thousands of rounds of ammunition, he doesn't kill anyone on screen except Cochrane. On the flipside, the idea that anyone would ever give Air Force interceptors the go-ahead to fire heat-seeking missiles over a major city is ludicrous, absent a 9/11 style threat.
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