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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.
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5   4   3   2   1  
1991   1990   1989   1988   1987  
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Officer Judy Hoffs 102 episodes, 1987-1991
...  Captain Adam Fuller / ... 97 episodes, 1987-1991
...  Officer Doug Penhall 90 episodes, 1987-1990
...  Officer Tom Hanson 82 episodes, 1987-1990
...  Officer Harry Truman Ioki 82 episodes, 1987-1990
...  Sal 'Blowfish' Banducci / ... 42 episodes, 1987-1990
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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 <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Too cool for school.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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12 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

21 Jump Street - Tatort Klassenzimmer  »

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(103 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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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 writers' strike, the series was never produced. The storyline featuring Hanson's murder trial was later used for the third season finale. See more »

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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 »

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Dave, the poet junkie: Save your preach, cop. I reject everything, man. And it's not because I'm unhappy or confused or afraid of reality. See, I can, I can, chew up the nastiest tastes reality has to dish out, man. And if reality serves me up some raw sewage, man - I'll, I'll slurp up a whole toilet-bowl full and call it ambrosia.
Officer Dennis Booker: You always had a way with words, Dave.
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(theme music)
By Liam Sternberg
Arranged and produced by Jay Gruska
Sung by Holly Robinson Peete (as Holly Robinson)
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Great Cop Show Of The 80's
30 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

Great to see that the show has hit the DVD format. Watched a few episodes so far from Season 1. Great show and don't know why it was not on reruns anywhere here in Canada. Noticed some over dubs on some dialogue, not sure if that was done back when the show was on FOX or if it has been done when putting it on DVD. Looks like some words are overdubbed, could swear that ass was said originally but you get a different word said. Watch the actor's mouth when the dialogue seems a bit louder briefly. What a gem though this show was and always will be. Holly Robinson is so sexy and still is today. I wonder what Johnny Depp thinks of this being out now on DVD. He never liked doing the show after the 3rd season but stuck it out for his contract duration. Would be nice to hear his comments and have him on the extra features. Too bad.


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