Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Harry is the latest generation of the Crumbs, famous and extremely talented detectives. Unfortunately talent seems to have skipped a generation and Harry is reduced to "gumshoe" work at a remote branch of the Crumb detective agency. Back at headquarters, Crumb executive Elliot Draison hatches an evil plan which requires the inclusion of an incompetent detective. With Harry Crumb on the case Draison thinks everything will run fine for him. Despite his best efforts Crumb actually makes some headway in the case...Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Although the film is set in Los Angeles, it was filmed in Vancouver, Canada. Palm trees were imported for some shots. See more »
As Harry falls out of the vent and onto the apartment manager, knocking him out, the side of the apartment manager's face is different, meaning a stunt double was used. See more »
[Harry is showing Elliot photographic evidence of Hellen Downing having an affair. However, Harry is not aware that the man in the photos is Elliot himself, not the apartment's owner, Vince Barnes, who is also a lover of Hellen's. The photos clearly show Elliot's face, and Elliot is amused by Harry's ignorance]
You haven't looked at these have you?
No. I was there!
[Both men laugh]
You'd think an athletic guy like Vince Barnes would have a big dingus
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The U.S. TV network version has several scenes added some of which include:
Additional dialogue between Harry Crumb and the man on the bus played by James Belushi.
The scene where Harry Crumb meets Nikki is extended to Nikki calling out to and introducing the lazy butler Tim where she tells Crumb that Tim is actually her second cousin.
A long scene of Harry Crumb talking to Helen Downing in the wine celler before the dinner scene which ends when Crumb acidently sets off a skeet shooting machine and destroys the wine racks and flooding the basement with ankle-deep red wine.
I Got You (I Feel Good)
Written by James Brown
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polygram Special Projects, a division of Polygram Records, Inc. See more »
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I really love this movie.I've really enjoyed the scene of the car rental and the one when they show him the poster of the kidnapped and he reply "With such a big head I'll find her easily". I'm very sorry because I can't explain better my comments about the movie anyway if you want write to me and we can comment this movie or what is happening in Italy.Bye
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