The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Trivia: Parody singer Weird Al Yankovic had cameo appearances in all three of "The Naked Gun" movies, but in this one he was in an 'unrecognizable' role; namely as the thug who holds the Police Squad at gunpoint until Frank opens the door, inadvertently knocking him out.

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."

Trivia: A few of the jokes featured in the movie (the scene when Frank, after falling through Habsburg's warehouse roof, first looks messy and, after smoothing his hair, is totally clean again; or the roof-top shootery with a goon less than two yards away, and always missing) were featured in the Naked Gun's prequel series, Police Squad. Frank's habit of treating every piece of cloth thrown into his face like a monster clinging on likewise originates from that series.

Trivia: Apparently, the bomb featured in this movie is the same as the one in 'Goldfinger', with a few alterations.

Trivia: In the jazz club, when the sad song is sung, the pictures seen on the wall are historically infamous disasters. The last picture seen is of Michael Dukakis. Later in the scene the disaster pictures change, but this seems to be a gag and does not qualify as a mistake, and we see a picture of a Ford Edsel as another example of a disaster.

Bishop73

Trivia: When you first see Frank driving, look at the passenger side mirror. It's showing the view looking forward rather than backwards.

Movie Nut

Continuity mistake: When Frank is driving the tank, a dog house is connected to the tank with a chain. You can see the chain is connected inside the dog house. When it cuts the chain is connected to the corner of the dog house. (00:32:30)

Mortug

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Frank: That's the red-light district. I wonder why Savage is hanging around down there.
Ed: Sex, Frank?
Frank: Uh, no, not right now, Ed. We've got work to do.

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Question: How did Hector Savage get killed in Jane's apartment?

Answer: How did a dead lobster claw the first lady's boob? Why was Daniel Boone at a police shootout? It's a silly, cartoonish movie.

Brian Katcher

Answer: Frank stuck a fire hose in his mouth and turned it on, causing Savage to explode.

Brian Katcher

Why couldn't Savage just remove the fire hose, especially when he began inflating with the water? Plus, how could water possibly be spraying from his chest?

Because this a ridiculous parody movie and it's funny.

LorgSkyegon

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