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The Naked Gun is a fabricated title designed to evoke the old police thrillers of yesteryear. The film is an offshoot of a short-running TV series, Police Squad!, which starred Leslie Nielson in the same role and which itself is a pastiche on an older series from the 50s called M Squad - even going so far as to emulate the theme tune and keep the main ...


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I'll start by saying this is all guessing, I have no proof... it's also a lot easier to explain why they didn't use Angel Stadium rather than why they didn't use the Dodgers team. First off, it's definitely Dodger Stadium. The Wikipedia page for the stadium even states that: The baseball scenes from the first Naked Gun film were filmed at Dodger ...


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"Going Postal" became a meme 20+ years ago for aggressive or violent behaviour... From Wikipedia Going Postal The expression derives from a series of incidents from 1986 onward in which United States Postal Service (USPS) workers shot and killed managers, fellow workers, and members of the police or general public in acts of mass murder. Between ...


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A Naked Gun is a gun attached to a cowboy's belt for a quick draw- it's not in a holster, it's attached via a slide mechanism and appears "naked" outside a holster. No idea if it was really used in the old west or just in books, movies and TV shows in the 1950s-60s.


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MLB would only agree to Angels and Mariners for this type of film and these types of uses. And it was a royal pain in the ass getting them to agree to use ANY teams. The trade-off was the Mariners had to be featured also, since that was a recent expansion team and was struggling. With that, then they were free to use real team gear, which was unusual at the ...


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