How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts
Some favorite bits include a graveyard scene, when Don Knotts is literally “digging up” secrets, and the battle with the extension cords at the end – truly hilarious, and laugh-out-loud funny.
Editorial review of How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts, courtesy of Amazon.com
Tagline: Runaway hilarity when Don Knotts runs down City Hall…in search of the buried secrets of a gang of crooked politicians the movie the entire family will enjoy!
Plot Synopsis: Don Knotts is Hollis Figg, the dumbest bookkeeper in town. When the city fathers buy a second-hand computer to cover up their financial shenanigans, they promote Figg to look after things, knowing he’ll never catch on. Their plan backfires when Figg becomes self-important and accidentally discovers their plot.
Funny movie quotes from How to Frame a Figg
Mayor Robert Chisholm (Edward Andrews): [elevator grinds to a halt] Well, we cheated death again, Max.
Grace (Fay DeWitt): All right, which one of you wanted the clean menu?
Hollis Alexander Figg (Don Knotts): [looks around the apartment] How do you do all this on your salary?
Glorianna Hastings (Yvonne Craig): Uh, well, blue-chip stamps.
Cast of characters
- Don Knotts (The Andy Griffith Show, The Incredible Mr. Limpet) … Hollis Alexander Figg
- Joe Flynn (McHale’s Navy) … Kermit Sanderson
- Edward Andrews (The Strongest Man in the World, Gremlins) … Mayor Robert Chisholm
- Elaine Joyce (Bye Bye Birdie) … Ema Letha Kusic
- Yvonne Craig (Batman, In Like Flint) … Glorianna Hastings
- Frank Welker (Spawn) … Prentiss Gates
- Parker Fennelly (The Russians Are Comin) … Old Charley Spaulding
- Bill Zuckert (Ace Ventura) … Commissioner Henderson
- Pitt Herbert (Dear Brigitte) … Dr. Schmidt
- Robert P. Lieb … Commissioner Hayes
- Bob Hastings (No Deposit No Return, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm) … Chris Groat
- Bruce Kirby … Dale Groat
- Stuart Nisbet … Gentry Groat
- James Millhollin (Never a Dull Moment, No Time for Sergeants) … Funeral Director
- Fay DeWitt (I’ll Take Sweden) … Grace
- Savannah Bentley … Ethel Purvis
- Athena Lorde … Agnes
- Bill Quinn … Asst. Atty. Gen. John Carmoni
- John Archer (Destination Moon) … Gerard
- Eddie Quillan (Move Over Darling, Brigadoon) … Old Man
- Benny Rubin (The Red Skelton Show, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini) … Max
- Billy Sands … Bowling Alley Manager