A disastrous attempt at blending comedy and horror, DEAD HEAT could have been a decent time waster had it not been for the inept direction of former editor Goldblatt (THE TERMINATOR) and the crippling presence of the least funny comedian in the world, Piscopo. Set in Los Angeles, the film
follows two moronic police detectives--one conventional (Williams), the other a wiseacre (Piscopo)--as they try to crack a crime ring that brings the dead back to life through the use of a mysterious machine. During the course of their investigation, however, both detectives wind up dead and are
themselves brought back to life. With a grimace plastered on his face and his pumped-u...