Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

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The movie follows the story of Neal Page as he tries to return to his family for Thanksgiving in Chicago after being on a business trip in New York. The journey is doomed from the outset, with Del Griffith interfering by snatching the taxi cab that Page had hailed for himself. The two inevitably pair up later and begin an absurdly error-prone adventure to help Page get back to his home. Their flight from La Guardia Airport to O'Hare is diverted to Wichita due to a blizzard in Chicago, which ends up dissipating only a few hours after touchdown in Kansas. When every mode of transport fails them (mostly because Neal was on them), what should have been a 1 hour and 45 minute New York-to-Chicago flight turns into a three-day wild goose chase.

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Family Guy:
Season:  9  / Episode:  18 
It's a Trap!

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A parody of this movie is shown with John Candy dancing to the song "Mess Around".

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American Dad!:
Season:  6  / Episode:  4 
Brains, Brains and Automobiles

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The title of this episode is a parody of the film title, 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles'.

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Nespresso Commercial

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While making his way home, George Clooney gets a ride with John Candy as Del Griffith in the film 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles'.
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