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Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)

A murdered detective must avenge his murder after he is reincarnated as a dog.

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Browning
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Benji a.k.a Browning (as Benjean)
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Bart
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Freddie
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Alistair Becket
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Montanero
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Quimby Charles
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Storyline

Browning is a PI with a bad cold, who's sent to investigate a case by a mysterious client.He stumbles across the body of a young woman and is stabbed to death, and when he wakes up in heaven, they tell him he's "marginal material," and they can only decide on his final destination through one last assignment: to go back and solve his own murder. As a dog. A cute fluffy little dog (Benji). Undaunted, Browning begins to investigate the case as best he can around his canine disabilities (dialing the phone presents a special challenge) to solve the murders, save the girl, and see justice done. Written by Kathy Li

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An adult tail of murder, mystery, and forbidden love. See more »


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Rated PG for language and some mild scenes of violence and sensuality | See all certifications »
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11 July 1980 (USA)  »

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Beniamino agente segreto  »

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The registration number on Benji's dog-tag was "BJB 779". See more »

Goofs

Benji couldn't have been listening to the woman at the gallery who mentioned the Senator "swooshing down the slopes" since it was established he was tied up in the car at the time. It is possible that he heard it if Jackie taped it, but it was never revealed that she was recording at the time. See more »

Quotes

Jackie: What're you doing here?
Browning: Having cough medicine, what're you doing here?
Jackie: This isn't cough medicine, it's brandy.
Browning: So I lied.
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After nearly all of the end titles have passed, "WOOF!" appears on the screen as the final title. See more »

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Follows Benji (1974) See more »

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Song for Guy
written by Elton John
published by Joddrel Music
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I had to give this movie at least a 7...I was an extra in it ;-)
16 September 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Chevy Chase was pretty good in this as was Jane Seymour. Pretty good story, a fun watch (I've seen it over 20 times and still get a kick out of it). On a personal note a lot of the "London" scenes were filmed in Old Montreal, Quebec Canada and I was an extra for a week. That's me driving the little brown Triumph GT6 MkIII (my old car) in the opening scene as well as 2 other scenes...that's my 15 minutes of fame done ;-)


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