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?
Some years later Queen Elizabeth II attended a Oakland A's vs Baltimore Orioles game in Baltimore and met both teams in their respective dugouts. Reggie Jackson
, then an Oakland A's coach, was the first person in the receiving line in the Oakland dugout. Some news channels showed gag footage from the movie of the Queen impersonator throwing out the first pitch. Leslie Nielsen
actually met the real Queen Elizabeth II in 2005. See more
When Drebin is riding in the back seat of the "driver's ed" car, the gear shift stays in the same position even while the car is reversing. See more
[Frank Drebin walks through town
The attempt on Nordberg's life left me shaken and disturbed, and all the questions kept coming up over and over again, like bubbles in a case of club soda. Who was this character in the hospital? And why was he trying to kill Nordberg? And for whom? Did Ludwig lie to me? I didn't have any proof, but somehow, I didn't entirely trust him either. Why was the 'I Luv You' not listed in Ludwig's records? And if it was, did he know about it? And if he didn't...
"Mr. Weiss' Wardrobe........................... ANDREA THAU" (However, this may be a legitimate credit, since Mr. Weiss, the producer, has a small uncredited part and needed a costume.) See more
Spoofs From Russia with Love
I'm Into Something Good
Written by Gerry Goffin
and Carole King
Performed by Peter Noone
Courtesy of Cypress Records See more