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
Chevy Chase and Benji team up for big laughs in this tail of murder, mystery and puppy love.
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Did You Know?
One of two 1980 films starring actress Jane Seymour
. The other picture was Somewhere in Time
(1980). Both movies featured fantasy story elements, one time-travel, the other reincarnation. See more
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
This is not a wedding ceremony, Mr. Browning. You are not obligated to repeat everything I say.
After nearly all of the end titles have passed, "WOOF!" appears on the screen as the final title. See more