I disagree with Maltin on this one.
In the Leonard Maltin Encyclopedia bio about Neeson,he mentions "Leap of FAith " and Neeson's being cast as the sherriff as being "miscast". I disagree passionately! He was very good as the no-nonsense lawman,who was eyeing Steve Martin and his group with stoic skepticism. I'm not sure who Leonard thought would've done the role beter,but I though Liam was quite good in that part.
Also,he made a convincing Kansan,slow,slight drawl and all. And he's not even AMERICAN! I was truly impressed!
MELLON:Hey,lay off Vanessa! She gives good headache!