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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  
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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When Johnny Depp became increasingly disillusioned with the show, the actor would amuse himself by changing his lines. 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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Off. Tom Hanson #2: Okey-dokey.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Walking Big & Tall (2015) 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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Jump for Jump Street
1 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

This was Fox's first serious drama. It was aimed at a young audience. 21 Jump Street had a great cast including a young Johnny Depp, Peter DeLuise, and Holly Robinson among the cast members, good writing, and innovative plot about young cops posing as high school students to capture a wide variety of criminals in the school system. The show lasted a few seasons on Fox without network infiltration like other major networks. It lasted long enough to leave its mark on the baby network. Now there are a dozen shows like 21 Jump Street without the cleverness and the strive to be better than just the average shows on TV. In fact, the show was probably the first American drama on Fox to be filmed on location in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to cut costs. In the beginning of the Fox network lineup, 21 Jump Street launched a unique way of looking at secondary schools with a great cast. It was never awarded an Emmy which it should have been even nominated for Best Drama.


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