A re-run of many of the gags from the original TV series 'Police Squad'. An Airplane type spoof, this time with the an incompetent lieutenant (Drebin) who always 'gets his man'. Visual gags come thick and fast, and it's impossible to catch them all with one viewing. The plot.. Queen Elizabeth II of England is coming to town, and Vincent Ludwig has plans to assassinate her using a brainwashed baseball player. Written by
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Did You Know?
The painting that Drebin accidentally destroys in Ludwig's house is "Blue Boy", the most famous work of Thomas Gainsborough. The original painting is housed in the Huntington Library (San Marino, California). See more
When the Queen enters the reception at the hotel, the Mayor introduces her as "Her Royal Highness..." but the proper form of address for the Queen is "Her Majesty..." See more
Oh say can you see / By the dawn's early light / What so proudly we hail / In the twilight's last gleaming? / Whose bright stripes and broad stars / In the perilous night / For the ramparts we watched / uh, da-da-da-da-da-daaaa. / And the rocket's red glare / Lots of bombs in the air / Gave proof to the night / That we still had our flag. / Oh say does that flag banner wave / Over a-a-all that's free / And the home of the land / And the land of the - FREE!
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The Star Spangled Banner
Music by John Stafford Smith
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key
Played at the ballgame and sung by Leslie Nielsen See more