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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.
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1991   1990   1989   1988   1987  
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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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)  »

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21 Jump Street - Tatort Klassenzimmer  »

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(103 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Johnny Depp became increasingly disillusioned with the show, the actor would amuse himself by changing his lines. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Off. Doug Penhall: This guy is the worst burglar I've ever seen. He's drunk.
Off. Tom Hanson #2: Hammered.
Off. Doug Penhall: Pickled.
Off. Tom Hanson #2: To the gills.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Wolf on Campus: The Sandman Cometh (2000) See more »

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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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One of the best shows of the 80's
17 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

I recently bought the first season and this show is still as good as anything on television today if not better. Its been at least 10 years since I had seen an episode so it was like watching the show for the first time. Great theme song, great actors, and terrific scripts. If it wasn't for some of the 1980's hair and clothing, this show could be airing in prime time today without question. Its makes you want to go back to high school again and walk the halls with immunity because there's nothing that any gang or teacher can do to you. The only problem is even after watching the entire 1st season, I have no idea what town the show takes place in. Oh well, I truly hope that there are plans to release the rest of the seasons real soon.


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