TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy, Crime
Sight gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for the very successful "Naked Gun" film franchise.
Drebin's rank was often intentionally misused (he might announce himself as "Lieutenant Drebin", only to have that person immediately introduce him as "Captain Drebin". Even Drebin varied his title, making it one of those distinctively amusing subtleties, for which the Abrahms and Zucker Brothers team are known.
Det. Frank Drebin:
Various: Yes, I know.
The opening credits always has a guest star who immediately gets killed off in some silly way.
The home video versions of some episodes have changed music in some scenes. For instance, when they sing "Happy Birthday" at a birthday and when 'Leslie Nielsen' sings Judy Garland tunes in the nightclub. Presumably this is due to a music licensing issue.
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