A line in The Naked Gun I never noticed

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  1. Amasov

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    So, the other day I was drawing on my iPad and had The Naked Gun on in the background. A line was spoken in the movie that I NEVER noticed before, despite my only half paying attention to it. I've seen this movie hundreds of times, so, it wasn't totally demanding my full attention.

    It's the scene just after the press conference at the mayor's office where Frank's trip to the bathroom was caught on his microphone. Ed and Frank go down to the harbor to check out where Nourdberg's body washed up. They're looking out towards the water.

    FRANK: Where'd they find Nourdberg, Ed?
    ED: Right out there, Frank. You wanna take a dingy?
    FRANK: No, no, I took care of that at the press conference.

    Needless to say, I laughed like hell. The reason I never noticed this line was because Frank's voice sort of trails off when he says it, so, it was hard to catch all this time. What made me laugh even more was Ed's reaction to it. I just love how even though most of the comedy in these movies (like Airplane) is played totally straight, there are moments where the characters do react to odd things being said, accordingly. :guffaw:

    What are some of your favorite lines from these movies?
     
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    Jane climbs up the ladder in the library, Frank looks up.

    "Nice beaver."
    "Thanks, I just had it stuffed."

    Jane passes a taxidermied beaver down to Frank.

     
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    When Ted/Ed go through the door, but Frank just walks around the wall. :guffaw:
     
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    The baseball bloopers




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    Good scene you picked! :guffaw: That car, and the anti-graffiti wall.
     
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    I just love the absurd levels it goes to. The airbags are like balloons and quickly overtake the car. The trunk exploding into flames from just three bullets. The whole thing is topped off by the way the car just rounds the corner and escapes. :guffaw:
     
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    The series was pure, blatant, idiocy - I loved it!
     
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    Now for Naked Gun 4 3/4rs

    Nordberg is accused of killing Anna Nicole Smith and Oscar Goldman
     
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    The movies were, yeah.

    I actually prefer the original Police Squad!, though...I didn't much care for Frank Drebin being portrayed as a flat-out idiot, like the movies did. I liked him better in the series, when he was a straight-laced decent cop.

    And the humor in the TV series was as good, if not better, than anything in the movies.

    "We're sorry to bother you at a time like this, Mrs. Twice...We would have come earlier, but your husband wasn't dead then." :guffaw:
     
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    Actually - yep - I meant the Police Squad series...

    The movies were fun too but, the TV series was classic.
     
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    Did Police Squad ever make it to DVD? I've always meant to check it out.

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    "Hey everybody, it's Enrico Pallazo!"

    (And it's even funnier when you watch the credits and the guy who speaks this line is credited as "Hey everybody, it's Enrico Pallazo!")

    When Naked Gun was being shown on regular TV (and edited for television), there was an instance where they replaced "beaver" with "one" (which of course has no context with the joke.) After that, all my friends would constantly say "Nice one" whenever we'd go to a strip club. The dancers had no idea what we were talking about, but we found it hilariously funny.
     
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    "Our next stop was a neighborhood known as Little Italy..." :lol:
     
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