21 Jump Street is the headquarters for a squad of police officers who specialize in investigations relating to young people. Each of the Jump St. personnel was selected for their ability to pass for high school or college students, allowing them to operate undercover in areas where it is difficult for regular police officers to blend in unnoticed. Written by
Marg Baskin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
After the second season, a spin-off was planned titled "City Court". The intention was to follow the Jump Street cases through the court system. A two-hour pilot was planned in which Tom Hanson is put on trial for murder. But because of the 1988 writer's strike, the series was never produced. The storyline featuring Hanson's murder trial was later used for the third season finale. See more »
Throughout the first season Hanson repeatedly says "tail" when
his mouth obviously says "ass." This was a post-production change in response to network censorship, who thought the word "ass" was inappropriate. See more »
You could end up dead, man...
[with gun pointed to Hanson's face]
Off. Tom Hanson #2:
Hey Ronnie. The safety's on the left, man. You ought to take it off if you want to threaten somebody.
Safety don't work, man. Never did.
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This television series held its own. I remember waiting patiently for the next episode to air when I was 13 and loving every second of it. Call it contrived and superficial, but I grew up with Judy Hoffs, Tom Hansen, Doug Penhall, Harry Ioki, Adam Fuller, and Dennis Booker....and I loved every second of it! Johnny Depp might renounce the fact that he was ever connected with this show, but it provided hours of entertainment for many individuals. For me, it is a reminder of a time in my youth where I was completely innocent.
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