Airport (1970) Poster



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Followed by 

Airport 1975 (1974)
Airport '77 (1977)

Referenced in 

Executive Wives (1971)
The title is visible on a marquee.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charlton Heston/Norman Mailer/David Brenner/Ian Whitcomb (1974) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions the earlier movie in the Airport franchise
The Rockford Files: This Case Is Closed (1974) (TV Episode)
When Jim is returning to LA Airport he goes to a phone booth and the airport PA announces instructions for arriving passengers from Newark to go to Trans Global passenger service counter. Trans Global was the airline featured in Airport (1970) starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin.
Laverne & Shirley: Airport '59 (1977) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Ricky Schroder/Sean Morey/Jeana Tomasino (1980) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sean Morey in his stand-up routine
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo: Airsick - 1981 (1981) (TV Episode)
Episode is influenced by this popular film series, and at one point Perkins says, "I have seen most of those Airport movies."
A Policewoman in New York (1981)
Edwige Fenech has to land a plane with help from the intercome
Cheers: Airport V (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Freddy's Nightmares: Cabin Fever (1989) (TV Episode)
The flight attendant mentions that the in-flight movie is "Airport."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jungle Goddess (1990) (TV Episode)
"Airport '42"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: Ator, this is George Kennedy. We're gonna talk you down.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as an airplane is shown): "I bet George Kennedy's in this."
At the Movies: The Seventies (1993) (TV Episode)
The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993)
Marvin distinguishes a film he worked on called "The Airport" from the film "Airport"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Who can forget the time he was slapped by Jacqueline Bisset in the 1971 Universal movie 'Airport'?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: San Francisco International (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as a plane lands): "So, where's George Kennedy in all of this?"
Friends: The One with All the Poker (1995) (TV Episode)
This movie title is one of Chandler's incorrect guesses of what Monica is drawing during a game of Pictionary.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
when Butt-Head slaps Beavis after doing the sign of the cross
Turbulence (1997)
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a magazine article.
Super Secret Movie Rules: Disaster Movies (2004) (TV Episode)
this is one of the movies they make fun of
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Family Guy: Airport '07 (2007) (TV Episode)
episode title reference to the Airport movies
Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioning the disaster movies of the 1970s
Modern Family: Airport 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
title reference
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Women in Danger (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger says the film spoke to people and started the trend of disaster movies
Non-Stop (2014)
The flight attendants in Non-Stop are named for characters in two Airport series installments.
Documentary Now!: Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced as a Best Picture nominee in 1971
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport: The Movie"
Best of the Worst: Christmas or Cats (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on the back cover of the Uninvited VHS copy.
The Red Green Show: The Suits (TV Episode)
When Hap claims he was in that film.

Featured in 

Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
Heflin with bomb in bathroom
Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies (2000) (Video)
footage is shown from this film
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1970 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the film that started the disaster movie trend are shown
30 Greatest Disaster Movies (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 2 in the countdown

Spoofed in 

Drive-In (1976)
Parodied in "Disaster '76" movie
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.5 (1976) (TV Episode)
spoofed in "The Towering Poseidon Quake Port Hinden Jaws Follies '78"
Queen Kong (1976)
Airplane! (1980)
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
As Ted Striker tries to talk Sonny Bono out of setting off the suitcase bomb, his lines are taken almost word for word from Dean Martin's similiar speech to Van Heflin in Airport.

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