This film, err movie, is unreviewable. Honestly, how do you review something like this? I'm not saying I didn't like it; it has a certain flatulent charm. I am also not saying it is good; that would be a lie. What am I trying to say? I do not know.
By now I am sure that most of you have at least heard of Larry the Cable Guy, the comedian known for the tag line "Git-R-Done," and part of the Blue Collar Comedy crew with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Ron White. He is crude, rude, and, at times, hilarious. This movie just translates him to the big screen, or rather, it puts him on the big screen. The movie plays out like an extended skit from the television show.
Take the standard mismatched buddy cop movie. You know the drill. Take a renegade cop, a guy who plays by his own rules, saddle him with a straight-laced rookie partner, and put them on a seemingly unsurmountable mission. Of course, things will go bad, the chief will give a big speech, fire the hero, who then has to take matters into his own hands to save the day. There you have it; that is the story for this movie, although change cop to health inspector. I'm sorry if I spoiled it for anyone.
Health Inspector plays like a collection of skits, a circus of one-liners with Larry as the ringmaster. He travels the town cracking down on health code infractions and leaving flatulence in his wake. All is going well until he is faced with a rash of poisonings at five-star restaurants. Will he be able to stop the serial poisoner?
The cracks are thrown fast and furious, some of them stick and some of them fall to floor twitching in the throes of bad joke death. Fortunately, Larry has enough crass charm to carry the movie. While the plot is recycled from countless other films, it is a fun diversion.