January 30, 2012
"Paula (Debra Winger) works as an operator in a call center. Zack (Richard Gere) comes to get her. He sweeps her off her feet, but he forgets about her earpiece cord, which catches on her office chair. He carries her to the emergency room to get stitches in her earlobe as the forgotten caller listens to a loop of on-hold music featuring “Up Where We Belong.”"

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Endings for the 1982 Film, An Officer and a Gentleman, If It Came Out in Today’s Factory-Free America.