rich menga books search contact

***Secret FSR Fender guitars? Yes, they exist, and they're right here

Amazon links are affiliated. Learn more.

night patrol

Night Patrol

This is second worst movie I've ever written about, and definitely falls into the category of "so bad it's good". The worst, in case you're interested, is Smokey and the Bandit Part 3.

Night Patrol is a movie a friend told me about a long, long time ago. So long ago that none of us hadn't heard the word 'internet' until years later, so it's not like you could hop online and check a review to see if the flick was any good or not.

I'm guessing the only reason why that friend thought this movie was so funny is because he was probably drunk when he watched it. Either that or he has a seriously low-class sense of humor. Maybe both. I don't know.

This flick is a 1984 comedy movie that tried and failed to ride the coattails of Police Academy, released the same year seven months earlier. It is said that Night Patrol was made on weekends only, and that everyone in the movie worked on a deferred salary. From that information alone you should know right up front what to expect from this piece of garbage.

It is true that the Exorcist "possessed girl" Linda Blair is in this movie. She's an all-grown-up hot 25-year-old at the time the movie was made - if you can excuse the hairspray-extreme hair:

Linda Blair

This and one other super-quick shot are the only parts where you see Linda showing some skin.

Other than that, there is one and only one scene in this movie that's actually funny, and that's the diner scene.

The scene is below, but before you watch it, this is about as good as it gets for a truly funny comedy scene. Whoever wrote it knew what he was doing, there's no trying-too-hard-to-be-funny crap going on, there's actual character that's good, the set design is right, atmosphere is right, continuity is spot-on correct and the whole thing works. If the entire movie was done just like this one scene was, it would have been a smash hit. Unfortunately it wasn't. The end result is only 3 out of 85 minutes actually worth watching, and those 3 minutes are below.

Enjoy.

110723

image
Best ZOOM R8 tutorial book
highly rated, get recording quick!

Gibson Les Paul Headstock New and Premium Used Gibson Les Paul guitars are all right here

⭐ Recent Posts

PRS SE EGThe guitar PRS wants you to forget, the SE EG
This is what PRS was making in the early 2000s.

NUX Duotime Stereo Delay Pedal3 solid reasons to use digital delay instead of analog
Switch to digital and you'll enjoy using the delay effect for guitar a whole lot more.

Boss RC-5 Loop Station Guitar Looper PedalWill looper drums ever not suck?
It is amazing that this problem still exists.

The best looking Dean Z I've ever seen
This is an example of when Dean does the Z right.

Black Sabbath - Black SabbathMy favorite Black Sabbath track from their first album
It's not what you think it is.

🔥 Popular Posts 🔥

Casio F-91WCasio F-91W cheat sheet
A quick guide on how to set the time, date and a few other tips and tricks.

PRS SE EGThe guitar PRS wants you to forget, the SE EG
This is what PRS was making in the early 2000s.

Adjusting truss rod on Fender electric bassWhat is the right way to adjust a truss rod at the heel?
This is not that big of a deal once you know how to do it.

Fender EsquireThe 5 types of guitars you should never buy
Some guitars that exist where the day after you buy them, you know you've made a mistake.

Gibson MarauderGibson's "Norlin era" electric guitars
Norlin era Gibsons are some of the worst guitars Gibson ever made. Find out why.

Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition Golden 1954 Heavy Relic StratEverything you ever wanted to know about nitro guitar finishes
Is it good? Bad? That depends on your point of view.

Gibson Les Paul bridgeThe proper direction for a Les Paul bridge
Which direction is a Les Paul bridge supposed to face? Let's find out.