The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

"Go ahead, threaten me like you have the American people for so long! You're part of a dying breed, Hapsburg, like people who can name all fifty states! The truth hurts, doesn't it, Hapsburg? Oh sure, maybe not as much as landing on a bicycle with the seat missing, but it hurts." - Lt. Frank Drebin

release year: 1991
genre: police comedy
viewing setting: home Bluray 9/14/20

synopsis: Lieutenant Frank Drebin must foil a plot to avoid using renewable energy, and also get his ex-girlfriend back.

impressions: More of the same (Airplane! and Police Squad and Naked Gun type humor.) It was funny, but I felt that they're slowly using up their best material and reaching a little to try new stuff.

acting: Leslie Nielsen is the always-serious central character. The goofy George Kennedy is his boss, who often joins him in the funny conversations. O.J. Simpson is another cop who had bad luck as far as things happening to him. Priscilla Presley is the love interest. Robert Goulet is the villain.

final word: Funny, though a bit dated.

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