Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in “The Naked Gun” comedies, died on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. (via Yahoo!)
“What’s Police Squad?”
“It’s TV show full of brilliant, dumb jokes, but that’s not important right now.”
4 thoughts on “R.I.P. Det. Frank Drebin”
…Man. This is the worst news to see RIGHT after waking up. =/
It’s a sad day indeed.
“Surely you can’t be serious.”
“I am, and don’t call me Shirley.”
He will be sincerely missed.
We’ll forget that Mel Brooks picture…
And everything he’s made in the past 15 years.