TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy, Crime
Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies.
Drebin's rank is oft intentionally misused, i.e. he might announce himself as 'Lieutenant Drebin' only to have that person immediately introduce him as 'Captain Drebin.' Even Drebin varies his title, making it one of those distinctively amusing ... ...
Det. Frank Drebin:
Various: Yes, I know.
The closing credits of each episode would be shown with the cast pretending to "freeze frame" as the credits roll - but coffee being poured would overflow a cup onto a character's shoes, or Norberg would enter the scene not knowing to stand still.
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