Skip to comments.Princess Bride t-shirt causes in-flight scare
Posted on 01/25/2013 3:51:26 PM PST by AuntB
A t-shirt emblazoned with one of the most memorable lines from the classic adventure film The Princess Bride caused a furore on a Qantas flight last week.
Wynand Mullins boarded a plane bound for Auckland on Sunday with My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die printed on the front of his top.
While some fellow fliers recognised that the line was from the swashbuckling 1987 film The Princess Bride, it went over the heads of other passengers, who told cabin crew they felt threatened by the t-shirts message.
Mr Mullins told Fairfax New Zealand: "The flight attendant said to me: 'Are you able to remove it because some of the passengers are quite intimidated by it'. I thought it was all a bit silly. The person next to me was laughing, because they knew the movie.
The whole experience was a bit over the top, but also a bit comical."
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I've got to get one of those shirts.
But wearing a full muslim iman dress is AOK!
thinkgeek.com has them.
I have a shirt from the same vendor that says, “Also, I can kill you with my brain.” Better not wear it on an airplane!
Do you speak jive as well?
You keep using that word...I don’t think it means what you think it means.
“I do not think that word means what you think it means” Might not be word for word accurate tho.
Better not wear that on a plane with a man named Jayne
Let’s not be too hasty folks. Perhaps one of the passengers had six fingers on his right hand?
An extremely large flight attendant was later heard to say “anybody want a peanut?”
My flight to Florida (last May) was full of Brazilians going to Disney World (speaking Portuguese, which looks like Spanish but sound like French). I wore a sensible solid-blue top.
I love that movie!
There seems to be no limit to how neurotic people can get.
The flight originated in Rio de Janeiro, went to Charlotte and retrieved Kathleen and me (and other, less important, passengers) and then went to Orlando. Also, I speak Spanish and understand French, but Portuguese is just weird enough to derail both languages, unless the conditions are ideal.
I used to, then learned that Buttercup married scum-sucking sean penn...watta buzz-kill!
If they let him on the plane and he had killed someone, everyone would be saying:
“He told them what would happen, but, they let him on anyway. Sue them!”
That was epic fail.
My Mom wanted to make a Chirstmas picture card out of it.
“I used to, then learned that Buttercup married scum-sucking sean penn...watta buzz-kill!”
Who can believe Princess Buttercup married the king of R.O.U.S’s!
Love the name, that story was one of my favorites as a kid.
So boarding an airplane wearing my t shirt with a very realistic life size snake printed on it is a bad idea?
I have a t-shirt I got for Christmas. It just says “Clue” and has all six “weapons” in a row. They are the REAL weapons, not the pieces of the game.
I chose not to wear it on a recent flight to Oregon.
I don’t think void meant those Brazilians. But that is just a guess.
I can identify. It’s a story every child should read.
If they were worried, they could have put up a defense. Even without a knife, they could tear a page from the in-flight magazine and then tear something in the shape of a paper gun, which is known to give even school administrators the willies. If they wanted something stronger, they could use one of the cardboard inserts.
Those passengers must have a very low ceiling.
But if they were all female, what a story it might be............
They should have sent in the brute squad to ensure he could sit in his seat without having to deal with this PC garbage.
I have a printed T-shirt that reads, “I brought sexy back”. Well, my heart docs and the nurses loved it. ;>)
I love it!
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