Cop Rock (1990– )

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In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol" and part "The Sound of Music". After chasing down a ... See full summary »

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 Officer Vicki Quinn (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Chief Roger Kendrick (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Officer Andy Campo (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Det. Joseph Gaines (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Det. Vincent LaRusso (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Mayor Louise Plank (10 episodes, 1990)
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In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol" and part "The Sound of Music". After chasing down a criminal, the force would take to the street for an organized dance number, then haul the guy back to HQ. This may have been the only series to have been based on a Broadway musical format. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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One of two musical drama TV series broadcast in 1990, in a failed attempt to create a new TV genre. The other was Hull High (1990). See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) See more »

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Ahead of its time
6 November 2001 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

Quite like Twin Peaks, this was an idea so far ahead of its time that most viewers just don't get it. Add this to the fact that the average TV junkie is looking for either soap operas or shoot-em-ups, and it's easy to understand how Cop Rock was doomed from the start.


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