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Undercover Blues (1993)

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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »

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Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue
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Paulina Novacek
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Muerte (aka Morty)
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Mr. Ferderber
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants them to do just-one-more job. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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Intelligence runs in the family. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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10 September 1993 (USA)  »

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Cloak and Diaper  »

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$12,416,686 (USA)
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The original title of this film was "Cloak and Diaper". See more »

Goofs

When Jeff feeds the baby jambalaya at the beginning, Jane says "Jeff, uh.." but her mouth never moves. See more »

Quotes

Jeff Blue: Oh, hi, Morty.
Muerte: Muerte. MUERTE! For death! You die today!
Jeff Blue: Right.
[Muerte begins to make some very elaborate moves while holding a knife]
Jeff Blue: You know that looks really great on TV, but in real life you get better results if you just kind of hold it like this and...
Muerte: Shut up! SHUT UP!
Jeff Blue: Do you always have this much problem with a little constructive criticism?
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References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

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One of my favorite re-watches
1 July 2004 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

This is one of those flicks that has such fantastic lines and characterizations that you'll want to watch it over and over. The plot's not thick, but it's not the star. The lines are, and boy are they worth it.

Delivered with perfect timing and rhythm, you'll be going back to hear the lines you missed because you were laughing through them. Some of the dialogue is best enjoyed with a knowledge of obscure facts ("Dr. Lotte Lenya...."), it's not required to have a good time. Fiona Shaw's character always makes me howl ("You're having such a wonderful body, Mr. Blue"). And wait until in a moment of passion, KT says "Kill the light".


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