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Here are the jive scenes from the movie "Airplane!". Click on the wav files to download the sounds.

The opening scene in Quicktime!

The opening Jive Scene - | Download opening.wav |


Jive-speak

Translation

Jiveman #1: Sheeeet, man, that honkey mus' be messin' my old lady got to be runnin' col' upsihd down his head! Golly, that white fellow should stay away from my wife or I will punch him.
Jiveman #2: Hey Holm, I can dig it! You know he ain't gonna lay no mo' big rap upon you man! Yes, he is wrong for doing that.
Jiveman #1: I say hey sky, s'other say I won say I pray to J I get the same ol' same ol. I knew a man in a similar predicament, and he ended up being sorry.
Jiveman #2: Knock yourself a pro slick. Gray matter back got perform' us' down I take TCBin, man'. Don't be naive Arthur. Each of us faces a clear moral choice.
Jiveman #1: You know wha' they say: See a broad to get that bodiac lay'er down an' smack 'em yack 'em. Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
Together: Col' got to be! Yo! How true!
Together: Sh010039et! Golly!

 

 

The Jive Dudes orderin' dinner - | Download dinner.wav |


Jive-speak

Translation

Elaine: Would you gentleman care to order your dinners?  
Jiveman #1: Bet babe, slide a piece a da porter, drink si' run th' java. I would like the steak please.
Jiveman #2: Lookie here, I can dig grease and butter on some draggin' fruit garden. I'll have the fish.

 

 

The Jive Dudes, a mystery illness, and Barbara Billingsley... - | Download illness.wav |


 
Attendant:  Can I get you something?
Jiveman #2:  S'mo fo butter layin' to the bone. Jackin' me up. Tightly.
Attendant:  I'm sorry I don't understand.
Jiveman #1:  Cutty say he cant hang.
Woman :  Oh stewardess, I speak jive.
Attendant:  Ohhhh, good.
Woman :  He said that he's in great pain and he wants to know if you can help him.
Attendant:  Would you tell him to just relax and I'll be back as soon as I can with some medicine.
Woman :  Jus' hang loose blooood. She goonna catch up on the`rebound a de medcide.
Jiveman #2:  What it is big mamma, my mamma didn't raise no dummy, I dug her rap.
Woman :  Cut me som' slac' jak! Chump don wan no help, chump don git no help. Jive ass dude don got no brains anyhow.

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