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Reno 911! 

An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in Reno, Nevada's Police Department.
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Series cast summary:
Cedric Yarbrough ...  Deputy S. Jones / ... 88 episodes, 2003-2009
Niecy Nash ...  Deputy Raineesha Williams / ... 88 episodes, 2003-2009
Robert Ben Garant ...  Deputy Travis Junior / ... 88 episodes, 2003-2009
Thomas Lennon ...  Lieutenant Jim Dangle / ... 88 episodes, 2003-2009
Kerri Kenney ...  Deputy Trudy Wiegel / ... 88 episodes, 2003-2009
Carlos Alazraqui ...  Deputy James Garcia / ... 73 episodes, 2003-2008
Wendi McLendon-Covey ...  Deputy Clementine Johnson / ... 73 episodes, 2003-2008
Mary Birdsong ...  Deputy Cherisha Kimball / ... 42 episodes, 2004-2008
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The lives of seven incompetent Reno sheriff's deputies are detailed in this "Cops" style parody. Among the colorful characters are Lt. Jim Dangle, the short shorts-wearing, flamboyantly gay supervisor; Deputy James Garcia, who makes police brutality an art form; Deputy Trudy Wiegel, the manic depressive, socially awkward officer; Deputy Clementine Johnson, the skanky former magician's assistant; Deputy Travis Junior, the redneck who is never seen without his kevlar vest and sunglasses; Deputy S. Jones, the semi-competent ladies' man; and Deputy Raineesha Williams, the bootylicious black cop with an attitude. Written by Gibborino

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Nobody's Better at Not Doing Their Jobs Better See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Official Sites:

Comedy Central

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ugly Americans See more »

Filming Locations:

Carson, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$325,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Amy Brassette was a cast member in the original unaired pilot for FOX. When Comedy Central picked it up in 2003, Brassette was unable to reprise her role, because she was appearing in the FOX series Cedric the Entertainer Presents (2002). She guest appeared in season one, episode nine, "Garcia's Anniversary". See more »

Goofs

The police radio that is heard in the background is broadcasting LAPD radio transmissions, not Reno Sheriff Department transmissions. See more »

Quotes

Deputy Travis Junior: To me it doesn't make sense if you gotta pray facin' a certain way... if God's everywhere shouldn't you be able to face any which way when you pray? Like is his receiver somewhere in the Middle East and he's listening to the receiver or somethin'?
Deputy James Garcia: Yeah, it's like, I have a plan with God but it's like a bad cell plan, doesn't work in certain areas.
Deputy Travis Junior: Five calls a day.
Deputy James Garcia: See I got anytime minutes with my God.
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Crazy Credits

Selected episodes of the series have fake "next week" episodes which shows whats going to be on next weeks episode, but it's not really on the next episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

Season 1 on DVD is censored while all the other seasons are uncensored. See more »

Connections

References Hill Street Blues (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Reno 911! theme
Craig Wedren
Original Music by Stepehen Phillips and Tim P.
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911 - what is your emergency?
4 September 2003 | by FeverDogSee all my reviews

This troupe is hilarious! I was a big fan of both "The State" and "Viva Variety" (and let's not forget WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER), and so it's great to see these guys bounce back from being unjustly cancelled twice before.

Not that "Reno 911" has the same complete cast as any of those cult hits. The new faces here are a scream - PC considerations be damned. The black woman with Hugh Jass and the blonde bimbo are a welcome addition to this group who knows funny, despite the mainstream's shunning of their previous efforts. I can't explain it, but the warped style of humor in their work speaks to me more than even, say, The Kids in the Hall. Unencumbered by political correctness, the ad-libbers here bring on comedic anarchy like no other. I mean, c'mon: the scavenger-hunt episode, with the winner producing a tattooed, 6' Jewish transvestite hooker? Genius, and all the more so without the safety net of a script. Comedy just doesn't get any better than this nowadays.

Yes, it's SUPER TROOPERS meets "Cops." Entertainment Weekly wasn't wrong when it stated this show is about a decade too late. But who cares? Comedy Central is where it's at, with this and the equally entertaining "Insomniac." These great series make up for "South Park" jumping the shark years ago.


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