Toilet Humour from the Toilet Man
James (John Travolta) and Mollie (Kirstie Alley) are now together and it doesn't take long for Mikey to find himself with a little sister Julie. Of course an expanding family leads to increasing tension between James and Mollie whilst Mikey finds that having a younger sibling is not that great either. On top of that Mikey finds himself having to deal with the disturbing idea of having to use a potty whilst James is frustrated when Mollie lets her brother move in.
I mentioned in my review of "Look Who's Talking" that I remembered enjoying it when it came out but watching it again many years later I was quite stunned how unfunny it was. Well let me tell you that not only does the same thing happen when watching the sequel now but it is even worst with even a lot of the humour ending up almost shockingly bad. The funniest thing is that I remember "Look Who's Talking Too" as being family entertainment but watching it now so much of the humour is grown up from a reference to a sushi restaurant called "Eat Me Raw" to the whole conception scene during the opening credits with Travolta voicing a sperm and saying hot momma over and over again. Trust me if I had young children and was watching this with them now there would be many a scene which left me blushing.
The thing is that beyond all the humour which ranges from bad wisecracks from Mikey to a brief yet again bad song and dance scene involving a potty there isn't much more. Well saying that there are lots and lots of scenes of arguing with James saying that every time Mollie undermines him she is cutting his nuts off. And then there is the introduction of Mollie's brother who moves in for a while and yes that causes even more arguing making this a movie almost built on people shouting at each other.
But wait it gets worse as again my memory is playing tricks on me as I remembered Bruce Willis and Roseanne Barr being really funny as the voices of Mikey and his sister Julie. Yet watching now so much of their dialogue ends up being depressingly unfunny to the point the cynicism in Roseanne Barr's voice almost sounds like she was as disappointed with the dialogue as the audience was.
What this all boils down to is that not only is "Look Who's Talking Too" not as funny as I remember it being but it is in fact worse than the original when you watch it now. Between the arguing and the weak gags there isn't much else going on.