Sharon Stone Jump Seat


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Updated: 2018-11-18.

The Sharon Stone Jump Seat is the jump seat that faces the passengers in the aircraft cabin.

The Sharon Stone Jump Seat term comes from the movie Basic Instinct, where the actress, Sharon Stone, crosses and uncrosses her legs. Jump seat is sometimes spelled as one word, jumpseat.

Being a passenger with a seat directly opposite a flight attendant sitting in the Sharon Stone Jump Seat can be a bit disconcerting and awkward, both for the passenger and for the flight attendant.

Here’s where this slang term comes from:

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Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct
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