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Come on, Mav, do some of that pilot shit!

Posted by heywhatsit | July 18, 2007 12:04 PM
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But he was hot (before he lost his hair) and the Volleyball scene in Top Gun...... PRICELESS!!!! Just PRICELESS and so hot!!! And so Homoerotic!! I am sure Dan popped a boner watching it!

Posted by Cato the Younger Younger | July 18, 2007 12:07 PM
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keep 'em coming! these are fun! :)

Posted by Lizzy | July 18, 2007 12:21 PM
4

What was that number for the truck driving school?

Posted by Sarah | July 18, 2007 12:23 PM
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Such a good guilty pleasure movie. Right up there with Dirty Dancing and Adventures in Babysitting.

Posted by JessB | July 18, 2007 12:29 PM
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Also Spicoli's sidekick. "No shoes, no shirt, no dice."

Posted by DOUG. | July 18, 2007 12:37 PM
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Can someone explain to me why this was a huge hit? It just seems like terrible filmmaking to me. The jets are the only characters with personalities.

Posted by Fnarf | July 18, 2007 12:44 PM
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Oh, Goose. Le sob.

Posted by Darcy | July 18, 2007 12:57 PM
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@7 - Fnarf - all i can tell you is i was 10 when this came out and it was the coolest shit ever. Me and all my friends were going to be jet pilots and we spent the whole summer air guitaring to the soundtrack on tennis rackets, or whatever was available. We had no idea we were indulging in gay porn. If you were there, you would understand.

Posted by longball | July 18, 2007 1:24 PM
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I also remember being shocked and quite impressed that Maverick strolled right into the ladies restroom and asked Kelly McGillis to get it on with him right there on the counter. Move over Han Solo, i had a new hero.

Posted by longball | July 18, 2007 1:28 PM
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I've gotta see this some time. I'm gay.

Posted by fun shaped | July 18, 2007 2:31 PM
12

Howsabout Jesus and John the Babtist for the next instalment? or even better what about Jesus as Gods doomed boywonder?

Posted by pidgin | July 18, 2007 5:47 PM
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"see, ice is saying to maverick, 'go with us, go the gay way'"

-quentin tarentin in his cameo appearance at a party in a film named "sleep with me"

Posted by ellarosa | July 18, 2007 10:48 PM
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@13: Here you are, my friend.

Posted by Darcy | July 19, 2007 12:02 AM

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