Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be noticed they have to be flamboyant enough to attract attention which Benson finds rather disturbing. Can an uptight heterosexual and a mousey homosexual form a meaningful relationship? Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
The oddest team on the squad
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Did You Know?
Theatrical feature film debut of director James Burrows
whose previous work had all been in television. At the time that this film was made, Burrows had been directing the successful TV comedy series Taxi
(1978). To date, this film is Burrows' first, final and only ever cinema movie. See more
Pull-down blinds in the photographer's darkroom aren't anywhere close to being able to shut out the light that would ruin film she was developing. See more
Have you got anything you can change into?
So you look sexy! Well, I mean, you're all we've got!
Featured in The Celluloid Closet
Lyrics by Deborah Harry
and music by Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Blondie See more