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Top Gun

Which crap ’80s ad springs to mind first – bloke toasting flame-grilled whopper in the exhaust of a fighter plane or Peugeot hatchback driving past a burning field? Oh, and apparently that Godawful ’80s Abbey Life ad (‘The man who said Abbey Life was right’) was sung by Slim Dusty, “Australia’s King of Country Music” and performer of such tunes as I’m Going Back Again to Yarrawonga, Where the Dog Sits on the Tucker Box, Where’s That Old Cobber of Mine? and I’m Gonna Hump My Bluey. Meanwhile, back at the plot: do they usually let fighter pilots sit on orange boxes to see out of their planes, then?

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