A Tribute to Nordberg From The Naked Gun

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Since the death of Leslie Nielson, I’ve been getting my fix of The Naked Gun films, only to rediscover the pure genius in comedic acting by the fella who played Officer Nordberg.

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Note that this is not the same character as Officer Norberg (without the d) from Police Squad! because that was a white guy named Peter Lupus. Lupus. Ha ha.

Nordberg Saves the Day

Super Funny Nordberg Quotes

football actorsNordberg: “All right, listen up everyone! I want you to calmly file towards the exits. That’s it, that’s it! Nobody runs, just walk. Single file. That’s it. Now if we just stay calm, no one’s gonna be harmed by the huge bomb that’s gonna explode any minute.”
[audience panics and runs everywhere]

Lt. Frank Drebin: “Hector Savage. From Detroit. Ex-boxer. His real name was Joey Chicago.”
Ed Hocken: “Oh, yeah. He fought under the name of Kid Minneapolis.”
Nordberg: “I saw Kid Minneapolis fight once. In Cincinnati.”
Lt. Frank Drebin: “No you’re thinking of Kid New York. He fought out of Philly.”
Ed Hocken: “He was killed in the ring in Houston. By Tex Colorado. You know, the Arizona Assassin.”
Nordberg: “Yeah, from Dakota. I don’t remember it was North or South.”
Lt. Frank Drebin: “North. South Dakota was his brother. From West Virginia.”
Ed Hocken: “You sure know your boxing.”
Lt. Frank Drebin: “All I know is never bet on the white guy.”
[Nordberg nods in agreement]

Det. Nordberg: “Drugs… drugs…”
Frank: “Nurse! get this man some drugs!”
[nurse administers drugs]
Det. Nordberg: “No… no…”
[pulls Frank towards him]
Det. Nordberg: “Heroin. Heroin, Frank.”
Frank: “Uh… that’s a pretty tall order, it’ll take a couple of days for that one.”

Nordberg in the Hospital #1

Nordberg in the Hospital #2

In English

Not in English

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