The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Question: In the first film, Frank took on all the world leaders and proved himself to be a skilled fighter. So why is his fight scene in this film with Hector Savage so awkward and shows Frank as being a clueless fighter?

Gavin Jackson
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Chosen answer: It was also stated in the movie that Savage was a professional fighter. Therefore Frank would be no match for him.

lartaker1975
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Answer: Rule of funny.

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Answer: Just because he beat up a group of people doesn't mean he can beat anybody. Hector may have been stronger whereas the leaders may have been a bit weaker than him.

Visible crew/equipment: Crew member visible in the lower left corner operating "Hector Savage" when he is swelling up with the water. (00:47:50)

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Commissioner Brumford: [On phone.] Hello? He did what? How many animals escaped? Oh, my god.
Frank: Hello, Commissioner. You're looking lovely this evening.
Commissioner Brumford: Do you realize that because of you this city is being overrun by baboons?
Frank: Well, isn't that the fault of the voters?

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Trivia: When Nordberg lets it slip that a bomb is going to explode and everyone starts to panic, a man holding a book called "To Serve Man" begins screaming "It's a cookbook! It's a cookbook!" This man is Lloyd Boehner, spoofing his own appearance in the 1962 Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man."

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