History Trivia / TopGun

21st Apr '16 6:26:29 AM Kitch
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** Also inspired the short-lived TV series ''Supercarrier'', the [[LongRunner long-running]] TV series ''Series/{{JAG}}'', as well as multiple air-combat video games.
** The movie ''Navy SEALS'' with Creator/CharlieSheen was requested by the Navy, who hoped it would provide a bump in enlistments the way ''Top Gun'' did.
** The Navy also fully supported the production of ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'' as they thought it would do for the submarine service what ''Top Gun'' did for Navy aviation.
21st Apr '16 3:58:48 AM Viira
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** ValKilmer is Iceman.
** Goose's wife is Creator/MegRyan.
** Goose himself is a doctor [[{{Series/ER}} at Cook County General Hospital.]]
** [[Film/BackToTheFuture Mr. Strickland]] thinks Maverick's ego is writing checks his body can't cash!
** [[Series/WalkerTexasRanger Trivette]] is Sundown.
** [[{{Series/Heroes}} Chipper]] ran for Congress after leaving the Navy.
** [[Film/TotalRecall1990 Looks like Richter]] made it to the party after all.
** [[Film/TheShawshankRedemption Andy]] has abandoned his boat service and gone into Naval Aviation.
** [[Film/{{Alien}} Dallas]] is Top Gun's chief instructor.
* HeyItsThatVoice: In the Japanese dub, [[Creator/TomCruise Maverick]] is none other than [[Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa Kyosuke]] [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Nanbu]]!
10th Apr '16 7:08:58 PM WJTaylor4
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** ValKilmer is Iceman.
25th Feb '16 2:42:15 PM Premonition45
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** [[Film/{{Alien}} Dallas]] is Top Gun's chief instructor.
6th Feb '16 6:14:42 AM xxbiasonxxx
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** Maverick's first real name was "Evan", but was changed to Pete as a homage to Pete Pettigrew, who worked on the movie.
** Goose's [[spoiler: death scene]] was originally supposed to have him [[spoiler: perish in a flaming crash aboard an aircraft carrier]] but the Navy objected against this and the training accident was used.
20th Jan '16 7:36:49 AM hullflyer
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** [[Film/TheShawshankRedemption Andy]] has abandoned his boat service and gone into Naval Aviation.
26th May '15 8:00:10 AM erforce
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Goose's wife is Meg Ryan.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy:
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Goose's wife is Meg Ryan.Creator/MegRyan.



** [[WalkerTexasRanger Trivette]] is Sundown.

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** [[WalkerTexasRanger [[Series/WalkerTexasRanger Trivette]] is Sundown.
16th Apr '15 6:42:34 AM CynicalBastardo
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** [[Film/TotalRecall1990 Looks like Richter]] made it to the party after all.
8th Apr '15 10:26:48 PM DrOO7
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* AFIS100Years100MovieQuotes:
** #94, "I feel the need—the need for speed!"
8th Feb '15 5:43:45 PM bisonx
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* HeyItsThatVoice: In the Japanese dub, [[Creator/TomCruise Maverick]] is none other than [[Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa Kyosuke]] [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars Nanbu]]!

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* HeyItsThatVoice: In the Japanese dub, [[Creator/TomCruise Maverick]] is none other than [[Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa Kyosuke]] [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Nanbu]]!
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