Watch a Reunion of the "Airplane" Cast on the "Today Show" 2008
In 2008, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Hayes, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jill Whelan rekindled the magic of their 1980 classic and sat down for a chat on NBC's " Today Show.
It's not a gathering ever to be repeated. In the seven years since, we have lost Leslie Nielsen and Peter Graves. But for one brief shining moment, the five of them gathered to remember the brief shining moment when America fell in love with puns, sight gags and B movie satire.