Every Joke from ‘Airplane!’ Ranked
Alex Kavutskiy

Reading this I think that you should put ages next to everyone who voted, because honestly I look at the list and the extent to which you all seemed unlikely to have been around when this was released is very obvious. Certainly I would pretty much put money that none of you were able to go see it in a theater using you own money when it was released.

And YES, it actually matters in this case specifically of ‘ranking jokes’.

I mean, just look at the last joke on the list … this was a time when bilingual labeling was very new and very controversial. Seeing it as just a mediocre joke totally misses the point.

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