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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act. Written by Rob Brown <robbrown@tibalt.supernet.ab.ca>

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Trivia

"Diabolically Clever" could be a substitute name for DC Randall. Patty Randall said 'DC is really diabolically clever' to FBI Supervisor Newton, the same evening Margaret Miller was successfully rescued. See more »

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In the beginning of the film, [0:19:30 to 0:20:45 (75 seconds)], after DC pulls down Gregory Benson's duck from the string, you can see the fishing line that was used to pull down the duck. See more »

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Zeke Kelso: [looking under Ingrid Mershall's bed] That
[sneeze]
Zeke Kelso: cat!
[after first evening of following DC, DC lead the four agents, Spires, Graham, Kelly & Cahill back to the Randall's home]
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Referenced in That Darn Punk (2001) See more »

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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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24 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies I saw in the theater as a kid. Simply put, it was hilarious. Maybe it was mob mentality, but virtually EVERYONE in the entire place was laughing uncontrollably throughout the entire film. We're talking a real side-splitter here, folks. I have never laughed so hard at a movie before or since, with the possible exception of another Disney film, "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961) which I also saw in a theater.

So what makes a good film, anyhow? Fantastic acting? Great plot? Beautiful cinematography? Superb directing? Babes? Well, you can't say it had any of those things. But it DID set out to do what it attempted to do, which was: make people laugh. A lot. And that makes it, in my opinion, a pretty darn good movie.


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