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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1990  
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Anne Bobby ...
 Officer Vicki Quinn (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Mayor Louise Plank (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Officer Andy Campo (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Capt. John Hollander (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Officer Franklin Rose (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Det. Lt. Ralph Ruskin (11 episodes, 1990)
Mick Murray ...
 Det. Joseph Gaines (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Det. Vincent LaRusso (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Chief Roger Kendrick (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Cop (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Cmdr. Warren Osborne (10 episodes, 1990)
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 Det. Bob McIntire (9 episodes, 1990)
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 Trish Vaughn (9 episodes, 1990)
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 Sidney Weitz (8 episodes, 1990)
William Thomas Jr. ...
 Det. William Donald Potts (6 episodes, 1990)
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 Ray Rodbart (5 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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Drama | Musical

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(11 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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In a May 2009 poll conducted by The O'Reilly Factor (1996), Bill O'Reilly revealed that this short-lived series was voted the 5th worst TV show in broadcast history. Ahead of it were The Gong Show (1976), Friends (1994), "The Jerry Springer Show" (1991)_, and My Mother the Car (1965). See more »

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cop rock
31 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

if ever there was a show that went whimsical on you, it was this one. one gets in the mood to watch another Steven b. "real" cop show and wham! a full blown Broadway musical production begins and the giggling starts and then on to the guffaw and the laughing won't stop! it is a joy that won't let you stop smiling. i have most of these episodes on vcr tape...i am missing 2 of the last ones. if anyone has them, i would like to get a copy, please? every time i have a friend over and i put this on...it starts "as what the heck is this?" and goes on to "i've never seen this before, when was it on?" and finally, "how come it went off the air? this is great!" i guess some of us just see the world with just a tilt of the funny bone and can enjoy life a little on the slanted side of humor! kasvstar


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