The Private Eyes
Who better to solve England's most puzzling mystery than these two international crime busters?
Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through the pointless story: The lord and lady of a capacious manor are killed, and the lord's ghost seems to have returned to knock off the staff one by one. There'
My favourite Knotts/Conway movie. It's really corny but I still like to throw this on and have a double bill viewing with Clue every once in a while.
What a great rewatch. This childhood gem still remains pretty damn funny and I was really surprised what came back to me as I watched it. A perfect companion to Murder By Death, which apart from Shot in the Dark, continues to be my favorite murder comedy.