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Fridge / Airplane!

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  • The "spear" gag is a hard one. McCrosky says Ted was a hotshot pilot "a long time ago". The spear means that "The War" where Ted flew really was that long ago.
    • I thought it was a Call-Back from when Kramer was being chased by Indians on the drive over.
    • In this movie? Could easily be both.
  • McCrosky is addicted to smoking, drinking, amphetamines and glue. Remember he is an air traffic controller.
    • Was addicted. He decided to go cold turkey on everything at once, which actually does make a certain amount of sense in terms of willpower, even if it is, when you think about it, an absolute nightmare of withdrawal symptoms.
  • Fridge Horror: That poor girl awaiting a heart transplant, just to end up in an ambulance accident on the runway...
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  • Rex Kramer's vicious attack dog is a golden retriever, a breed legendary for friendliness and playfulness.
  • Even before WZAZ had its antenna knocked down, a radio station using "Where Disco Lives Forever" as a slogan in the city where Disco Demolition Night took place was on borrowed time anyway.


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