Not nearly as bad as its critical reception suggested, COPS AND ROBBERSONS is a relatively smart dumb comedy that warns of the woes in store for those who mess with the nuclear family.
Norman Robberson (Chevy Chase) is only vaguely aware of the growing discontent in his family. His youngest son (Miko Hughes) sleeps in his toy box and thinks he's vampire. His older son (Jason James Richter), a mohawked leather-clad slacker in training, spends all his free time in his room
smoking cigarettes and masturbating. His lethally nubile high-school age daughter (Fay Masterson) sleeps in the nude and complains of the womanly desires trapped inside her teenage body. "Every...