Juan, before the economic problems arising as a result of the arrival of democracy in Spain, decides to go to Venezuela, with Jaime, his brother, who has made his fortune in that country. Juan hopes that Jaime will make him a loan, hoping that also Gloria, his daughte,r marries Isidro Gomez de Ansúrez, a boy from a wealthy family.
Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some discipline.
Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the partner's wife, Georgia Merkle.