Frank Drebin
Frank Drebin2
Creator The ZAZ
Portrayer Leslie Nielsen
First Appearence A Substantial Gift
(The Broken Promise)
Born Unknown
Age Unknown
Alias(es) Bob Kelly
Tony De'Wonderful
Nick "The Slasher" McGuirk
Nickname(s) Locksmith
Puppy-wuppy woover
shnooky wookums
Title(s) Sergeant
Episodes all
Films all

Frank "You Might End Up Dead" Drebin, is the fictional, main character from the 1982 tv series Police Squad! and the three following films. He's a member of Police Squad, a special department of the police force together with Officer Norberg, Captain Ed Hocken, Al and Ted Olsen. It's not exactly clear when he started to work for Police Squad, but it was before 1970. Ever since he married Jane he got retired from the force. He's created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and portrayed by Leslie Nielsen in the series and the films. He was originally based on M Squad 's main character Frank Ballinger but has already spoofed many more characters. Drebin is known for being a bumbling fool, who takes things very literally. Drebin is one of the rare characters that has been portrayed by the same actor in both the films and the series.


I'd known her for years. We used to go to all the police functions together. Ah, how I loved her, but she had her music. I think she had her music. She'd hang out with the Chicago Male Chorus and Symphony. I don't recall her playing an instrument or being able to carry a tune. Yet she was on the road 300 days of the year. In fact, I bought her a harp for Christmas. She asked me what it was.

His first relationship was a case of "Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day". The second didn't go much better; she left him for a

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