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What is the joke with Rob Reiner's hat?

Yes, we know that the "Ooral Sea" hat was made because permission to use the real Coral Sea hat was refused. The joke is more about the trend of (bearded) big-time directors wearing ballcaps of teams/...
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How did the cucumber get detected at the airport?

Because of the aluminum foil: Wrapped around a zucchini by roadie Moke during the 1982 tour so that Derek could put the expand back in his Spandex. Prompted after David and Nigel suggested on the ...
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What is the joke with Rob Reiner's hat?

According to Spinal Tap A to Zed: USS Ooral Sea: Navy ship insignia on Marty DiBergi's baseball cap during filming of "This is Spinal Tap." DiBergi wanted to wear a hat that read "USS ...
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Clear references in 'This Is Spinal Tap'

You could write a book about Spinal tap references. I bet there is some academic MA paper about that. But in the meantime There are nine things there (because the list go to 11) Real stories that ...
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