Rick Mitchell

NBC 5's Rick Mitchell Reflects on Filming ‘Twister' 25 Years Ago

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Remember the movie Twister? The one starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton and NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell?

OK, so maybe he wasn't starring in the movie but he was in several scenes of the 1996 blockbuster.

Mitchell, who played TV Meteorologist No. 3 and even has his own IMDB page, talked with John Liddle at NewsRadio 1080 KRLD to talk about the filming and how he came to be in the movie.

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"The movie company came to the station (in Oklahoma City) in May of 1995," Mitchell told Liddle. "And they said, 'Just do what you would normally do in a tornado situation, and we'll feed you a scenario.'

Click here to read more about Mitchell's experience or listen to the audio interview below.

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