1992's BEETHOVEN was a 100% synthetic family-dog comedy that came along at the right time (or the wrong time, depending on one's sensibilities) and made a pile of money, thus necessitating Universal to come up with this dogged sequel.
Beethoven, the big, slobbering St. Bernard adopted by the clan of persnickety suburbanite George Newton (Charles Grodin), meets the love of his life, a female St. Bernard called Missy, in a public park. They are kept apart by Regina (Debi Mazar), who's extorting thousands from her gentle
ex-husband by withholding his beloved pet. Nonetheless, Beethoven gets Missy away from her gilded cage long enough to impregnate her. When Missy...