Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television commercials...

AT&T and DirecTV Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
The "Don't call me Shirley" line is a joke from this film.

Pepsi Mini Cans Commercial - Little Cans, Epic Satisfaction!

This Television Commercial refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
The two men in the golf cart having the conversation, "Surely you can't be serious." and "I am serious and don't call me...Shirley?" is a parody of the famous line from the film 'Airplane!'.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  5  / Episode:  12 
Airport '07

This Television Episode refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
The scene of the airplane taking off as Peter and his friends prepare to drug the pilots is a reference to Airplane!. e plane in the episode shares its flight number, 209, with the aircraft from the Airplane! film. Other music from Airplane! is used as Quagmire is assisting Peter in landing the airplane safely.

American Dad!:
Season:  7  / Episode:  13 
I Am the Walrus

This Television Episode refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
Steve and Roger watch the movie 'Airplane!' in the attic, laughing hysterically.

The Office:
Season:  4  / Episode:  13 
Job Fair

This Television Episode refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
Michael and Pam are at the Job Fair at a local high school. Michael notics that Pam does not have Dunder Mifflin paper, and tells her to go back to the office to get ultra white card stock. Pam's reply is "Are you serious?" to which Michael answers "Yes. And don't call me Shirley.", botching the famous line from the movie 'Airplane!'.

The Office:
Season:  2  / Episode:  16 
Valentine's Day

This Television Episode refers to Airplane! part of Airplane
Jan meets with Michael on Valentine's Day while he's in NYC, to discuss a problem. Jan is worried that they will both be fired, because the CFO of Dunder Mifflin thinks she and Michael slept together. Michael explains that technically, they fell asleep in the same bed. He tells Jan that he will fix things and talk to David, the CFO. Jan says "Surely, you cannot be serious?" Michael replies " I am serious. And don't call me Shirley. Airplane."

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

 

Airplane

Airplane
performed by Jetty Rae

Airplanes
performed by B.o.B; features Hayley Williams

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