Only in the movies …
Police departments give their officers personality tests to make sure they are deliberately assigned to a partner who is their polar opposite.
The ventilation system of any building is the perfect hiding place. No one will ever think of looking for you in there and you can travel to any other part of the building undetected.
The Chief of Police always suspends his star detective or gives him 48 hours to finish the job.
A man shows no pain while taking the most ferocious beating, but will wince when a woman tries to clean his wounds.
The Eiffel Tower can be seen from any window in Paris.
All police investigations will find it necessary to visit a strip club at least once.
If you are being chased through town, you can usually take cover in a passing parade, any time any day of the year.
You are very likely to survive any battle in any war unless you make the mistake of showing someone a picture of your sweetheart back home.
If a woman is alone and hears a noise, she will go and check it out in her most revealing underwear.
All grocery bags contain at least one stick of French Bread.
You will stuck in a traffic jam when you are in a hurry to go to the airport for an emergency reason.
All bombs are fitted with electronic timing devices with large displays so you know exactly when they are going to go off.