Captain Oveur Quotes in Airplane! (1980)


Captain Oveur Quotes:

  • Joey: Wait a minute. I know you. You're Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. You play basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Roger Murdock: I'm sorry, son, but you must have me confused with someone else. My name is Roger Murdock. I'm the co-pilot.

    Joey: You are Kareem! I've seen you play. My dad's got season tickets.

    Roger Murdock: I think you should go back to your seat now, Joey. Right, Clarence?

    Captain Oveur: Nahhhhhh, he's not bothering anyone. Let him stay here.

    Roger Murdock: But just remember, my name is...

    [showing his nametag]

    Roger Murdock: ROGER MURDOCK. I'm an airline pilot.

    Joey: I think you're the greatest, but my dad says you don't work hard enough on defense.

    [Kareem gets angry]

    Joey: And he says that lots of times, you don't even run down court. And that you don't really try... except during the playoffs.

    Roger Murdock: [breaking character] The hell I don't! LISTEN, KID! I've been hearing that crap ever since I was at UCLA. I'm out there busting my buns every night! Tell your old man to drag Walton and Lanier up and down the court for 48 minutes!

  • Captain Oveur: Joey, have you ever been in a... in a Turkish prison?

  • Rumack: Captain, how soon can you land?

    Captain Oveur: I can't tell.

    Rumack: You can tell me. I'm a doctor.

    Captain Oveur: No. I mean I'm just not sure.

    Rumack: Well, can't you take a guess?

    Captain Oveur: Well, not for another two hours.

    Rumack: You can't take a guess for another two hours?

  • Operator: [Captain Oveur is on the phone with the Mayo Clinic] Excuse me, Captain Oveur, but I have an emergency call on line five from a Mr. Hamm.

    Captain Oveur: Alright, give me a Hamm on five, hold the Mayo.

  • Roger Murdock: Flight 2-0-9'er, you are cleared for take-off.

    Captain Oveur: Roger!

    Roger Murdock: Huh?

    Tower voice: L.A. departure frequency, 123 point 9'er.

    Captain Oveur: Roger!

    Roger Murdock: Huh?

    Victor Basta: Request vector, over.

    Captain Oveur: What?

    Tower voice: Flight 2-0-9'er cleared for vector 324.

    Roger Murdock: We have clearance, Clarence.

    Captain Oveur: Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?

    Tower voice: Tower's radio clearance, over!

    Captain Oveur: That's Clarence Oveur. Over.

    Tower voice: Over.

    Captain Oveur: Roger.

    Roger Murdock: Huh?

    Tower voice: Roger, over!

    Roger Murdock: What?

    Captain Oveur: Huh?

    Victor Basta: Who?

  • Captain Oveur: You ever been in a cockpit before?

    Joey: No sir, I've never been up in a plane before.

    Captain Oveur: You ever seen a grown man naked?

  • [an epidemic of food poisoning is sweeping the plane]

    Captain Oveur: What is it, Doctor? What's going on?

    Rumack: I'm not sure. I haven't seen anything like this since the Anita Bryant concert.

  • Captain Oveur: Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?

  • Female announcer: Captain Oveur, white courtesy phone. Captain Clarence Oveur, white courtesy phone.

    Female announcer: [Oveur picks up the red phone] No, the white phone.

    Female announcer: Captain Oveur, white courtesy phone. Captain Clarence Oveur, white courtesy phone.

    Captain Oveur: [to announcer] I GOT IT!

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