‘The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear’ couldn’t match the original in laughs — Ultimate Movie Year

Leslie Nielsen goes back on the case in 1991’s “The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear.” (Paramount Pictures/MovieStillsDB.com)

Nobody’s coming to these movies for the gripping story. It’s for the jokes, and, well … we’ve all seen better.