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?
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
In the very last scene when Nordberg is rolling down the stadium stairs, a white mist is seen coming from his wheelchair as he shoots up in the air, suggesting a burst of compressed air on a dummy. See more
Oh, my poor Nordberg! He was such a good man, Frank. He never wanted to hurt anyone. Who would do such a thing?
It's hard to tell. A gang of thugs, a blackmailer, an angry husband, a gay lover...
Many of the bit players are credited next to the one line of dialogue they had in the film. For example: "It's Enrico Pallazzo!" ... Mark Holton See more
Spoofs Farewell, My Lovely
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