Since the release of the original FLETCH in 1985, star Chevy Chase and director Michael Ritchie have had four years to get a running start on this sequel, which starts out with promising energy, then stumbles. Fletcher (Chase), an LA investigative reporter originally created by novelist
Gregory McDonald, heads for Louisiana after he inherits his aunt's dilapidated antebellum mansion. Amanda Ray Ross (Patricia Kalember), the sexy lawyer handling the estate probate, is killed by a mysterious intruder while in Fletch's bed, and he's the main suspect. He launches his own
investigation, during which he trots out a number of mocking, local-yokel disguises, meanwhile purs...