PG | | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.
In a podcast interview with Kevin Pollak, Joshua Malina reveals that he worked on the movie as a Production Assistant, and that Chevy Chase asked him to suggest a funny "M" name to use an alias. Malina suggested "Mahatma" and Chase used the line in the movie.
I borrowed your toothbrush. I would have used your razor but it looks like you've been doing some gardening with it.
Fletch attends two different tapings of the Jimmy Lee Farnsworth television show, but the announcer introduces both of them as the "4,323rd edition" of the show.
$8,045,760 (USA) (19 March 1989)
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