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Movie reunions? Surely you can't be serious



Airplane You gotta love NBC's Today show's latest ratings shtick. The morning news/entertainment show has been reuniting the casts of classic '80s flicks this week for a few much-needed moments of nostalgia.

On Wednesday, it was the cast of Airplane!, including Leslie Nielsen, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jill Whelan and Robert Hays (via satellite).

The biggest revelation: Graves said he almost turned the role as the pilot of the doomed airplane.

"I did more than turn it down -- I read the script and threw it across the room," Graves revealed to Meredith Vieira and Al Roker. "I said, 'This is insane, and not only that, it's the worst taste I've ever seen.' "

On Friday, tune in to the Today show for a reunion of the Footloose cast!

Click here to read the full article on MSNBC.

[Photo from "Airplane"]

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:38pm]


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