PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime
Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.
This was the first Paramount Pictures movie released after the conclusion of the studio's sale to Viacom, which closed one week earlier. The first of the studio's films to recognize the new owner in the logo's byline would not come out until 1995, however.
You're all man. I like that in my men.
Frank Drebin: You're coming on to me big time, sister. You're preying on me like a kitten with a fresh mouse. And we got a problem.
Tanya Peters: You're Jewish?
Frank Drebin: No. You're Rocko's girl, and in my book that chapter's called "look but don't...
When Frank is going through a file drawer containing information on major historical mysteries, the name on one file is misspelt, "Amelia Earhardt".
For Further Reading we Suggest: PHIL SHERIDAN AND HIS ARMY by DR. PAUL ANDREW HUTTON, University of Nebraska Press, 1985 OR Visit Your Local Library
A June airing of the movie on USA Network added a split-screen at the end, with the left side featuring rolling credits, and the right side featuring outtakes. Outtakes included several scenes of the Control Room Director at the Academy Awards, and flubbed lines by Leslie Nielsen, among others.
$13,200,000 (USA) (20 March 1994)