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
The Villain. Even Mother Teresa wanted him dead.
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Did You Know?
When Ed looks at the picture in the hospital, he says "I LUV YOU, out of Caracas. A Panamanian ship.." Caracas is in Venezuela, not Panama. Also, when the picture is shown to the audience, there is no indication of the ship's registry (no visible flag, crest, or wording). Ed would have no way of knowing that the ship was from Caracas. See more
It's true what they say: Cops and women don't mix. It's like eating a spoonful of Drano; sure, it'll clean you out, but it'll leave you hollow inside.
Many of the bit players are credited next to the one line of dialogue they had in the film. For example: "Hey, it's Enrico Pallazzo!" ... Mark Holton See more
Spoofs Double Indemnity
"I'm Into Something Good"
Written by Gerry Goffin
and Carole King
Performed by Peter Noone
Courtesy of Cypress Records See more