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Second Sight (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  3 November 1989 (USA)
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John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sister Elizabeth
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Cardinal O'Hara
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Marisol Massey ...
Andrew Mutnick ...
Ron Taylor ...
Mike Crossen ...
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John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl. Written by Jason Ihle <>

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He's in the detective biz with a psychic wiz!


Comedy | Mystery | Sci-Fi


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Release Date:

3 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A.A.A. Detective chiaroveggente offresi  »

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$5,368,865 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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A clip from the TV series Perfect Strangers (1986) plays on the TV. In the clip, Larry Appleton is calling for "Balki." Bronson Pinchot, who stars in this film as Bobby, played Balki in "Perfect Strangers." See more »


In the opening sequence after Bobby levetates the manhole cover off, Wills and Preston appear. While they are talking you can see a shadow from the boom mic move accross the manhole cover. See more »


[first lines]
Wills: [answering machine message] Hello, you've reached the Second Sight *psychic* detective agency. We know who you are and what you want, so, at the sound of the beep, hang up.
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Written by John Sebastian
Produced and Performed by Steve Tyrell
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Still remains a favorite of mine.
6 August 2004 | by (Connecticut USA) – See all my reviews

Granted in 1989 there were not too many advances in special effects and the movie was indeed low budget, but there was always the underlining humor throughout the entire movie. Numberous funny one liners were delivered by John Larroquette were done so with just the right attitude and degree of seriousness to make the line that much funnier. I disagree with everyone who says that the movie was borish and unfunny, you must look deeper into the lines delivered then just the surface humor and slapstick. This movie to this day remains one of my all time favorites. If they ever released it on DVD I would be first in line to buy a copy.

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