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.
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The US economy is in a rut, and so is the president's approval rating. What we need is a good war, but the Russians aren't interested. Hey -- how about that big polite country to the north? Niagara Falls Sheriff Bud B. Boomer takes this all a bit too seriously, though.Written by
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...or a facsimile thereof, minus the black humor, add stupid jokes about Canadians and a happy ending, and you've got Canadian Bacon. Seduced yet? Hey, I liked Strangelove the first time around. The scene of the gluttonous Russian officials and the war-room scenes are lifted right out of the former. Canadian Bacon makes all the obvious Canadian/American jokes (Canadians are naive country cousins, Americans are violent, Russians are coarse, etc). Derivative and tiresome.
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