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Top Ten Reasons There Was No "Top Gun" Sequel
(submitted by Yooda Mann)
Global Warming caused Ice Man to melt.
Tom took the news that he wasn't actually a real Fighter Pilot so hard that they didn't feel they could put him through that again.
One volleyball scene was one too many.
They killed the Goose that laid the golden egg.
Scientific studies demonstrate that if there were anymore overacting like that it would tear a whole in the universe.
(NuT wItH a GuN)
Lack of a suitable title. Attempts included "Topper Gun" "Top Gun 2: The Tippy Top" "Top Gun 2: Back to Flight School."
(Baby Hates Bunnies, anglesius, Guyinthenextcubicleover, Augiepyropanda, Geoduck, Draco Dei, Mickey Finn, Stephen H)
The Moral Majority was offended by the phrase "I feel the need for speed."
Because it would have been like making a Mona Lisa II, or Celine Dion covering Led Zepplin, or another Paul's Boutique... There are somethings you just DO NOT allow to happen.
An obscure contract clause that required any sequel to include a subplot involving Gilbert Gottfried dressed as a vampire.
The 80s ended.
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