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Series cast summary:
Ted Ferguson ...  Tropical Cop Meechie Franks / ... 9 episodes, 2019
Dominique Witten ...  Tropical Cop Primetime Weeyums / ... 9 episodes, 2019
Wayne Dehart Wayne Dehart ...  Old Mungo / ... 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Grant Goodman ...  Angus Weeyums / ... 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Jerry Ascione ...  Nattanyell / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Gil Gex Gil Gex ...  Dame Edith Ezold 6 episodes, 2019
Jennifer Van Horn ...  Governor Mary Gold 5 episodes, 2019
Mike Benitez ...  Ronald the Ringman / ... 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Brian Russell Brian Russell ...  Cocky Rico 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Sky Elobar ...  Little Lord Piss-The-Pot / ... 4 episodes, 2018-2019
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Two burned-out city cops -- Keymarion "Primetime" Weeyums and Demetrius "Meechie" Franks -- relocate to a tropical paradise for a relaxing twilight to their careers. It ends up being the most vicious, menacing place on earth, not even slightly relaxing.

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Nowhere near as bad as people say
9 February 2019 | by biscutbuu69See all my reviews

Rather than leaving a short, overly dramatic, reactionary review in all caps with five exclamation points after every sentence I'm gonna leave a reasonable (in both criticism and length) review of Jim Hosking's Tropical Cop Tales based on the first 4 episodes. Now look, if you didn't see or like the writer/director's previous works (the short film G is for Grandad and the feature debut The Greasy Strangler) then you may as well not give it a chance because this is exactly the same humor, style and visual wise. Personally if you aren't a fan of the weird stuff Adult Swim used to play ten years ago at 3am (Tim and Eric, Check it Out, Xavier: Renegade Angel, Tom Goes to the Mayor) or even some of the more recent weird stuff (The Eric Andre Show, Off The Air, Too Many Cooks, Unedited Footage of a Bear) then this is not for you. I think a good friend of mine said it best when he said that this was Adult Swim trying to get back to its weird, gross, absurd roots after getting a big mainstream hit like Rick and Morty. This is a niche show will almost no appeal to mainstream audiences which is a good thing, it provides some variety in terms of type of humor and content available on the programing block other than re-runs of Seth Macfarlane shows, Robot Chicken and Richard & Mortimer. But the bad thing about Tropical Cop Tales being a niche show is the large amount of negative feedback it gets from people who want only those re-runs on the block who then leave 2-3 sentence reviews in a reactionary fashion claiming it is the worst thing to ever air on TV. In my opinion it's a weird, wacky, gross, dumb, absurd show with good music and visuals. I find it very entertaining but it is far from perfect because it is on TV it can't go as far as The Greasy Strangler does which waters down the director's creativity. Either way I enjoy it and if you enjoy The Greasy Strangler, any of John Waters' early works or stuff like Tim and Eric then I would say give it a shot, the episodes are only 11 minutes long so it's not much time lost. So far (based on the first four episodes) I'd give Tropical Cop Tales a 6-7/10

EDIT: It is really great while drunk 7/10


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