New cadets arrive at the Metropolitan Police Academy, now under the leadership of Commandant Hefilfinger. The cadets must rescue their hard-nosed instructor Sgt. Ledbetter, after he is kidnapped by a...
Ted, an older middle-aged man, is sitting at a table in the center of the recreation room at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. He is setting up a chess board with ... See full summary »
This award-winning feature film showcases actor-comedian Michael Winslow, star of 7 Police Academy films. His spellbinding and audience-pleasing talent has never been fully presented or cinematically preserved - until now.
The old Commandant Lassard, leader of the Police Academy (1984), goes to Florida to receive an award. In the city arrives also the cynic Captain Harris who wants to take Lassard's job. ... See full summary »
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, who had two nephews in the Academy.
I must say that this show is pretty bad. The creators probably meant well but it just isn't funny. You can't watch this show without first having seen the movies on which it was based. The only time the show becomes remotely funny is when one of the cadets or their instructors from the original academy makes a cameo. And that is why the funniest character on the show is Larvell Jones. It's nice to see that they at least kept him. But it's just not enough. One man can't make up for the flaws of the show. The jokes don't work too well, and the ensemble is mediocre. All in all, it's been done before and better, I might add, in the movies. Bring back Steve Guttenberg and make Police Academy 8. Anything is better than this!!
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