* AllStarCast / HeyItsThatGuy:
** The original movie starred Burt Lancaster, Music/DeanMartin, Helen Hayes, Barbara Hale and George Kennedy.
** Aside from George Kennedy's reappearance as Patroni in ''Airport [='75=]'', there's Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Susan Clark, Helen Reddy, Linda Blair, Sid Caesar... the list just keeps on going.
** ''Airport [='77=]'' had Creator/JimmyStewart, Jack Lemmon, Brenda Vaccaro, Lee Grant, Creator/ChristopherLee...
** ''Airport [='79=]'' also featured an ensemble cast, though its actors were more famous for their TV work.
* FranchiseKiller: Almost everyone agrees that ''Airport [='79=]'' was the end of the line for the series.