There is a brand new class of screw-ups at the Police Academy (1984). They face danger and try not to let their stupidity get in the way as they fight crime, often without even knowing it.

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 Rich Casey / ... (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Rod Crawford ...
 Sgt. Rusty Ledbetter (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Dirk Tackleberry (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Dean Tackleberry (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Annie Medford (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Christine Gonzales ...
 Alice Cervantes (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Luke Kackley (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Lester Shane (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Cmdt. Stuart Hefilfinger (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Sgt. Larvelle Jones (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Kendall Jackson (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
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There is a brand new class of screw-ups at the Police Academy (1984). They face danger and try not to let their stupidity get in the way as they fight crime, often without even knowing it.

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Loca academia de policía: La serie  »

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Although Michael Winslow had a recurring role on the series as Sgt. Jones, there were also other familiar faces from the Police Academy movies making guest appearances from time to time. The series guest stars included:

-Bubba Smith as Moses Hightower, who had earned the rank of Captain.

-David Graf as Captain Eugene Tackleberry, with two nephews in the Academy.

-Leslie Easterbrook as Debbie Callahan, now a District Attorney.

-Tim Kazurinsky (Carl Sweetchuck) as the Academy's janitor.

-Art Metrano (Mauser) as Ernie Meiser, now a County Sheriff.

-George R. Robertson as the Commissioner, now with a devil-horned hairstyle.

-Kenneth Mars (The Mayor) as Dr. Quackenbush.

-George Gaynes as Eric Lassard, now retired and touring dark jungles. See more »

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Follows Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) See more »

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very funny, but not quality by any means
11 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

Recently I saw Heather Campbell in a movie and thought she looked familiar. I looked her up and found out she was Annie on this wacky show. My favorite things about the show were the romance between Annie and Casey, and Casey's attempts to annoy his superiors. Sgt. Jones was back doing his crazy sound effects from the movies, the Tackleberry twins (nephews of the movie Tackleberry, so much alike though one was white and one black) were inseparable and hilarious, and what Luke lacked in brains he made up for in size. Helfinger, too dumb to be in charge of anything, somehow managed to run this place in a manner reminiscent of MASH's Col. Henry Blake.

This was fun while it lasted, but I guess it didn't deserve to. We need shows like this from time to time.


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