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A Lost Script from the Files of the ‘Police Squad!’

Airplane! The Naked Gun. Kentucky Fried Movie. When it comes to the classics of modern comedy, Zucker, Abrahams & Zucker were kings. After several popular films, the trio went to ply their trade on television, bringing along one of their [...]

By Ramsey Ess

David Zucker’s Tribute to Leslie Nielsen

David Zucker, who, along with his brother Jerry and Jim Abrahams, cast Leslie Nielsen in his first comedic role in Airplane!, penned a great tribute to the late actor for the Hollywood Reporter.Arguably the best role was that of Dr. Rumack, [...]

By Adam Frucci