Starring Chevy Chase
as Irvin Fletcher,
Fletch was released in 1985,
Fletch Lives in 1989. The original movie was about a
reporter, Fletch, who is working undercover on a story
about drug trafficking on the local beach scene.
In a second plot, a terminally ill guy, named Alan Stanwyk, asks Fletch to kill him so that his family can
cash in on a life insurance policy. Come to find
out, not only are the cops involved in the drug plot,
but so is Stanwyk.