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airplane_NP
!_!
is_BEZ
considered_VBD
among_IN
many_DT
to_IN
be_BE
the_DT
epitome_NN
of_IN
satire_NN
film-making_VBG
._.
after_IN
all_PDT
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
brought_VBN
to_IN
us_NP
by_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
known_VBN
satire_NN
writing_NN
/_SYM
directing_VBG
teams_NNS
._.
even_RB
if_CS
most_DT
people_NN
don't_DO
recognize_VB
the_DT
names_NNS
behind_IN
the_DT
films_NNS
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
bound_VBN
to_IN
recognize_VB
the_DT
titles_NNS
:_:
airplane_NP
!_!
,_,
top_JJ
secret_NN
,_,
the_DT
naked_JJ
gun_NN
,_,
and_CC
hot_JJ
shots_NNS
to_IN
name_NN
a_DT
few_DT
._.
but_CC
although_CS
the_DT
zucker_NN
/_SYM
abrahams_NP
/_SYM
zucker_NN
team_NN
was_BEDZ
first_OD
introduced_VBN
with_IN
the_DT
kentucky_NP
fried_JJ
movie_NN
in_IN
1977_CD
,_,
airplane_NP
!_!
remains_NNS
the_DT
true_JJ
cornerstone_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
work_NN
,_,
and_CC
their_PP$
directorial_JJ
debuts_NNS
._.
in_IN
the_DT
seventies_CD
,_,
disaster_NN
films_NNS
seemed_VBD
to_TO
be_BE
at_IN
an_DT
all_PDT
time_NN
high_JJ
._.
films_NNS
like_IN
earthquake_NN
,_,
the_DT
towering_JJ
inferno_???
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
poseidon_NP
adventure_NN
were_BED
big_JJ
hits_NNS
._.
there_EX
was_BEDZ
also_RB
a_DT
series_NN
about_IN
the_DT
disasters_NNS
that_CS
can_MD
arise_VB
when_CS
traveling_VBG
by_IN
plane_NN
-_-
a_DT
series_NN
that_CS
spanned_VBD
the_DT
entire_JJ
decade_NN
._.
and_CC
so_RB
,_,
in_IN
1980_CD
,_,
we_PP
were_BED
introduced_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
new_JJ
airplane_NN
disaster_NN
film_NN
._.
this_DT
time_NN
the_DT
disaster_NN
had_HVD
nothing_PN
to_TO
do_DO
with_IN
a_DT
maniacal_JJ
hijacker_NN
or_CC
crashing_JJ
into_IN
the_DT
ocean_NN
._.
._.
._.
it_NN
had_HVD
to_TO
do_DO
with_IN
bad_JJ
fish_NN
._.
airplane_NP
!_!
is_BEZ
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
ted_NP
striker_NN
(_(
robert_NP
hays_???
)_(
-_-
an_DT
ex-fighter-pilot_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
never_RB
gotten_VBN
over_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
a_DT
decision_NN
he_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
make_VB
in_IN
the_DT
midst_NN
of_IN
war_NN
led_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
death_NN
of_IN
six_CD
,_,
er_NP
,_,
seven_CD
comrades_NNS
._.
unable_JJ
to_IN
stop_NN
living_NN
in_IN
the_DT
past_NN
,_,
ted_NP
's_POS
world_NN
fell_VBD
apart_RB
._.
he_PP
spent_VBD
his_PP$
time_NN
moving_VBG
from_IN
city_NN
to_IN
city_NN
without_IN
ever_RB
having_HVG
a_DT
stable_JJ
job_NN
,_,
and_CC
eventually_RB
,_,
as_CS
we_PP
begin_VB
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
getting_VBG
dumped_VBN
by_IN
his_PP$
lover_NN
,_,
flight_NN
attendant_NN
elaine_NP
dickinson_NP
(_(
julie_NP
hagerty_NN
)_)
._.
in_IN
a_DT
desperate_JJ
attempt_NN
not_XNOT
to_TO
lose_VB
her_PP$
,_,
ted_NP
buys_VBZ
a_DT
ticket_NN
for_IN
the_DT
same_DT
flight_NN
elaine_NP
is_BEZ
working_VBG
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
she_PP
is_BEZ
unsympathetic_JJ
and_CC
even_RB
criticizes_VBZ
ted_NP
for_IN
following_JJ
her_PP$
,_,
which_WDT
leaves_VBZ
him_PP
wallowing_VBG
in_IN
self-pity_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
midst_NN
of_IN
it_PP
all_PDT
,_,
something_PN
happens_VBZ
._.
someone_PN
gets_VBZ
sick_JJ
._.
then_RB
another_DT
._.
then_RB
another_DT
._.
soon_RB
,_,
the_DT
whole_JJ
plane_NN
is_BEZ
full_JJ
of_IN
deathly-ill_NP
chicago-bound_NN
people_NN
._.
._.
._.
and_CC
when_CS
the_DT
pilots_NNS
get_VB
sick_JJ
(_(
played_VBD
by_IN
peter_NP
graves_NNS
,_,
kareem_NN
abdul-jabbar_NP
,_,
and_CC
frank_NP
ashmore_IN
)_(
,_,
who_NP
will_MD
save_VB
the_DT
day_NN
?_?
(_)
gee_UH
,_,
i_PP
wonder_VB
)_)
of_IN
course_NN
the_DT
main_JJ
draw_NN
here_RB
is_BEZ
the_DT
non-stop_JJ
"_"
whiz-bang_NP
"_"
comedy_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
hefty_JJ
dose_NN
of_IN
both_PDT
visual_JJ
and_CC
spoken_JJ
gags_NNS
._.
although_CS
i_PP
had_HVD
seen_VBN
this_DT
movie_NN
a_DT
few_DT
times_NNS
before_IN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
still_RB
laughing_VBG
thru_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
thing_NN
._.
the_DT
most_DT
fun_NN
character_NN
by_IN
far_RB
is_BEZ
the_DT
doctor_NN
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
leslie_NP
nielsen_NP
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
dry_JJ
,_,
subtle_JJ
,_,
sterotypically_RB
straight-faced_VBN
doctor_NN
that_CS
ends_NNS
up_IN
saying_VBG
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
funniest_JJS
lines_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
in_IN
a_DT
film_NN
like_IN
this_DT
,_,
you're_???
not_XNOT
really_RB
expecting_VBG
an_DT
elaborate_JJ
production_NN
,_,
so_RB
one_CD
can't_MD
complain_VB
about_IN
the_DT
amateurish_JJ
quality_NN
._.
what_WDT
you_PP
can_MD
complain_VB
about_IN
is_BEZ
the_DT
absolutely_RB
annoying_VBG
johnny_NP
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
stephen_NP
stucker_NN
._.
this_DT
character_NN
is_BEZ
pointless_JJ
,_,
nauseating_VBG
,_,
and_CC
very_RB
unfunny_JJ
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
know_VB
why_WRB
he_PP
was_BEDZ
put_VBN
in_IN
there_RB
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
think_VB
anybody_PN
will_MD
find_VB
a_DT
good_JJ
excuse_NN
._.
and_CC
when_CS
the_DT
film_NN
nears_NNS
an_DT
end_NN
,_,
it_PP
slows_VBZ
down_RP
quite_RB
a_DT
bit_NN
,_,
almost_RB
getting_VBG
old_JJ
._.
you_PP
gotta_NN
give_VB
it_PP
to_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
that_CS
only_RB
runs_VBZ
88_CD
minutes_NNS
and_CC
can_MD
feel_VB
two_CD
hours_NNS
long_JJ
._.
aside_RB
from_IN
that_DT
,_,
airplane_NP
!_!
is_BEZ
really_RB
a_DT
top-notch_NN
spoof_JJ
that_CS
will_MD
likely_RB
forever_RB
be_BE
known_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
spoof_JJ
classic_JJ
._.
it_PP
would_MD
be_BE
a_DT
good_JJ
choice_NN
to_IN
pop_NN
in_IN
the_DT
vcr_???
with_IN
a_NN
group_NN
of_IN
friends_NNS
,_,
especially_RB
if_CS
they_PP
haven't_HV
seen_VBN
it_PP
._.
and_CC
if_CS
they_PP
ask_VB
what_WDT
the_DT
plot_NN
is_BEZ
,_,
just_RB
tell_VB
'em_???
"_"
it_NN
's_POS
a_DT
synopsis_NN
of_IN
the_DT
basic_JJ
storyline_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
but_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
not_XNOT
important_JJ
right_NN
now_RB
._.
"_"
if_CS
you've_???
seen_VBN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
you'll_???
understand_VB
;_;
-_-
)_(