Planes, Trains and Automobiles



I got to go.

I got to go.

I got to catch

a plane.

Two hours of staring

at material

to decide to reconvene

after the holidays.

They're selling cosmetics,

not curing cancer.

Why aren't you going

to the airport?

Why bust my ass?

Take the 8:
00 flight with me.

I told Susan

I'd be home by 9:00.

That's you.

I left my gloves

in Brian's office.

I don't need them

to fly home.

Would you pick them up?

I'll get them tomorrow.

Have a good holiday.

See you in Chicago.

You'll never

make the 6:

Ha ha!



Cab! Cab!


Sir? Sir?

Excuse me.

Could I appeal

to your good nature

and ask you

for your cab?

I don't have a good nature.

Excuse me.

Come on!

Could I offer you $ 10?

I'll take 50.

All right.

Anyone who would

pay $50 for a cab

would certainly pay $ 75.

Not necessarily.

All right, 75.

You're a thief.

Close. I'm an attorney.

Have a happy holiday.

This will help.

Hey! Hey!


Hey, that's my cab!

That's my cab!

Pull over! Pull over!

All right. Pull over!

That's my cab!

Pull over, buddy!

You're messing

with the wrong guy!

This is my cab! Out!

Excuse me.

Excuse me.

Excuse me.

Excuse me.

Your attention please.

Your attention please.

Mid-Central flight 909

to Chicago O'hare

has been delayed.

All passengers wishing

further information

please contact

the ticket agent.

When are Grandma and Grandpa

and Grandma

and Grandpa coming?

They'll be here

tomorrow, honey.


You think Grandpa Walt

will give me a noogie?

Of course he'll

give you noogies.

It means he loves you.

Why don't I get noogies?

Because you get

Indian burns.

But I prefer noogies.

Keep an eye on your brother.


Who is it?

Shh. Where are you?

Who is it?

Shh! It's Daddy.

Flight delay.

When will you be in?

No later than 10:00.

I'll wait up for you.

I know you, don't I?

I'm usually

good with names,

but I've forgotten yours.

You stole my cab.

I've never stolen

anything in my life.

I hailed a cab

on Park Avenue today.

Before I could get in,

you stole it.

You're the guy

who tried to get my cab.

I knew I knew you. Yeah.

You scared the bejesus

out of me.

It was awful easy getting a cab

during rush hour.

Forget it.

I can't forget it.

I am sorry.

I had no idea

that was your cab.

Let me make it

up to you somehow.

How about a hot dog

and a beer?

Uh, no, thanks.

Just a hot dog, then.

I'm picky about what I eat.

Some coffee.




Soda? Some tea?

Lifesavers? Slurpee?

Sir, please.

Just let me know. I'm here.

I knew I knew you.

You should have discussed this

with the ticket agent.

I didn't know

he put me in coach.

I'm sorry.

First class is full.

I have a first class ticket.

You have a coach

seat assignment.

Hi, Larry.

Hi, Liz.

Here OK?

Oh, here, there.

Anywhere's fine.

Pardon me.

You'll get a refund

on the difference.

I want a seat

in first class

where I was booked

over a month ago.

I've had

enough of you.

Now take your seat.

You've had enough of me?

First you delay me,

then you bump me.

What happens next?

Is this a coincidence or what?

Have a seat.

I never did

introduce myself.

Del Griffith.

American Light

and Fixture...

Director of sales,

shower curtain ring division.

I sell shower

curtain rings.

Best in the world.

And you are?

Uh, Neal Page.

Neal Page.

Pleased to meet you, Neal Page.

So what do you do

for a living, Neal Page?


Marketing? Super.

Super. Fabulous.

Isn't that nice?

I don't want

to be rude, but...

I'm not much

of a conversationalist.

I'd like to finish

this article.

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John Hughes

An American filmmaker. Beginning as an author of humorous essays and stories for National Lampoon, he went on to write, produce and sometimes direct some of the most successful live-action comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s. Most of Hughes's work is set in the Chicago metropolitan area. He is best known for his coming-of-age teen comedy films which often combined magic realism with honest depictions of suburban teenage life. more…

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