History Film / TheNakedGun

1st Feb '16 12:18:31 PM speedyboris
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* ExpositionParty: The dinner scene at the White House in the beginning, which establishes that representatives from the coal, oil, and nuclear companies are leery about a renewable energy plan that could jeopardize their profits.
8th Jan '16 8:41:14 AM Demetrios
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* OverlyNarrowSuperlative: "Best Actor in a Columbus movie?"
3rd Jan '16 11:22:28 PM Geoduck
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* HumiliationConga: Only in the ''Naked Gun'' series can you have [[RasputinianDeath the villain fall off a stadium ledge, be hit by a bus, flattened by a steam-roller and ''then'' a marching band playing "Louie Louie" walk over him.]]
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* HumiliationConga: Only in the ''Naked Gun'' series can you have [[RasputinianDeath the villain fall off a stadium ledge, be hit by a bus, flattened by a steam-roller and ''then'' have a marching band playing "Louie Louie" walk [[RasputinianDeath trample over him.]]
2nd Jan '16 7:18:18 AM speedyboris
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: During the Academy Awards sequence, when Frank and Jane are looking for a bomb hidden inside the winner envelopes and one of the presenters says, "This is going to be dynamite." --> '''Jane''': Are you thinking what I'm thinking?\\ '''Frank''': Yes! Florence Henderson's gonna win it! It's about time!
7th Dec '15 7:16:49 AM hullflyer
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: There's a series of framed pictures in the background of the bar Frank's in, all of which are various disasters (the ''Hindenburg'', the sinking of the ''Titanic'', and....[[TakeThat Michael Dukakis]]). Also included: the Hubble Space Telescope, which [[DatedHistory isn't that much of a disaster anymore]].
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: There's a series of framed pictures in the background of the bar Frank's in, all of which are various disasters (the ''Hindenburg'', the sinking of the ''Titanic'', and....[[TakeThat Michael Dukakis]]).Dukakis]][[note]]Dukakis was the former governor of Massachusetts, who had recently lost the 1988 election to George HW Bush by one of the biggest margins ever, only carrying 9 states total[[/note]]). Also included: the Hubble Space Telescope, which [[DatedHistory isn't that much of a disaster anymore]].
7th Dec '15 6:59:55 AM hullflyer
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** [[CaptainCrash Drebin's bad driving.]]
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** [[CaptainCrash Drebin's bad driving.]]]] Specifically, his actual driving while on the road usually isn't too bad, but he almost ''always'' hits something or causes trouble of some kind when parking or pulling up in front of a building. The second half of the gag is that he's almost always completely oblivious to what he's done.
26th Nov '15 1:58:47 PM eroock
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* JunglesSoundLikeKookaburras: Frank hears a Kookaburra shouting when he gets lost in the hills of Los Angeles.
5th Nov '15 7:55:48 PM Hailfire25
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Or in Frank's case, walking around it. As when he first goes to the lab the doctor and the captain walks through the door where he walks around it.
2nd Nov '15 9:19:04 PM Hailfire25
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* OedipusComplex: Played for laughs as Frank's internal monologue describes Jane as an alluring goddess when he meets her, only to end with noting that she reminds him of his mother.
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* OedipusComplex: Played for laughs as Frank's internal monologue describes Jane as an alluring goddess when he meets her, only to end with noting that she reminds him of his mother. Then when the captain sees Frank's face he tells him [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike to wipe that look off his face as it looks like he just saw his mother.]]
2nd Nov '15 8:54:54 PM Hailfire25
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** Drebin notes when he is being awarded a citation for his [[OneManArmy 1000th drug dealer killed]] that he accidentally backed over the last three with his car.
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** Drebin notes when he is being awarded a citation for his [[OneManArmy 1000th drug dealer killed]] that he accidentally backed over the last three with his car.car and only found out they were drug dealers after.
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