History Series / TwentyOneJumpStreet

23rd Mar '17 10:49:20 AM LB7979
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* PopularHistory: The show stands as a good example of what the 80's were actually like.
* RashomonStyle: In "How I Saved the Senator", a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Senator was saved]] from a bomb explosion targeted at him during a speech. A journalist interrogates all Jump Street members, and gets vastly different and contradictory stories from everyone. They are all shown as films in different styles: Hanson's is a silent, black-and-white movie [[note]]Which coincidentally already showcased Creator/JohnnyDepp's talent for physical comedy for which he was later praised for his role in "Film/BennyAndJoon"[[/note]], Ioki's a martial arts movie, Penhall's a James Bond-style movie, etc. In the end, it turns out [[spoiler:none of the stories was true and a student did most to get everybody away from the bomb]].



* PopularHistory: The show stands as a good example of what the 80's were actually like.



* TrueCompanions
* VanityPlate

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* TeenPregnancy:
** "Higher Education" had a teenage girl that got pregnant by her school teacher.
** "Don't Stretch the Rainbow" was mainly about racial tensions at a high school and a relationship between a black girl and a white boy there (that they had to keep secret to avoid escalation of the racial tensions). The girl turns out to be pregnant, and she and the boy together tell the whole school not only about their relationship, but that they are also going to raise this baby together, no matter what, and that the other students should take this as an inspiration to stop the racial hate. Their message does seem to make an impact.
** "Whose Choice Is It Anyway" featured this prominently, since it was about pregnant teenagers considering whether they should get an abortion, against the backdrop story of violence against abortion clinics. There was one pregnant girl in particular that Judy befriended.
** "Last Chance High" subverted this - Hanson meets teenager Frances who shows him her baby. [[spoiler:Turns out the baby is not her daughter, but her baby sister whom she kidnapped from her own parents]].
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* TrueCompanions
%% ZCE * VanityPlate
23rd Mar '17 1:57:33 AM LB7979
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* FairCop:
** Tom Hanson was the male version. As his colleagues Hoffs and Penhall remark in "Back from the Future", the ladies really noticed him. And he was played by Creator/JohnnyDepp, who was the shows MrFanservice.
** Judy Hoffs was the female version. As Penhall remarks at a certain point, it doesn't say anything about Booker that he's flirting with Judy because "''everybody'' always flirts with Judy!". This character trait of Judy's was sometimes exploited when she played the DirtyHarriet.



-->'''Reginald Brooks:''' [ordering pizza for his hostages] I want 10 with sausage, 10 with pepperonis. And no anchovies. I see one anchovy and I kill the librarian

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-->'''Reginald Brooks:''' [ordering ''[Ordering pizza for his hostages] hostages]'' I want 10 with sausage, 10 with pepperonis. And no anchovies. I see one anchovy and I kill the librarian
22nd Mar '17 11:30:04 AM LB7979
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** "Things We Said Today": someone who Ioki arrested three years earlier, shows up, and tells Ioki in flashbacks how that event shaped his and his family's life.
** "Back From the Future": This takes place about 50 years after the events in the series, and consists of flashbacks (actually, re-showing) of important moments that had happened on the show until then.
8th Mar '17 10:54:20 PM LB7979
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* EightiesHair: Penhall's and Ioki's mullets. Hanson's longer haircut he had in Season 3.



* WholeEpisodeFlashback: "Christmas in Saigon" is one of these in addition to being ADayInTheLimelight for Ioki. "Chapel of Love" is one for the rest of the cast, as they all reminisce about bad dates (though in Hoffs' case, the bad date happened during the timeframe of the episode).

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* WholeEpisodeFlashback: WholeEpisodeFlashback:
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"Christmas in Saigon" is one of these in addition to being ADayInTheLimelight for Ioki. "Chapel of Love" is one for the rest of the cast, as they all reminisce about bad dates (though in Hoffs' case, the bad date happened during the timeframe of the episode).episode).
** "2245" in Season 4 consists mostly of flashbacks of Ronnie showing his backstory and how he got convicted to the death sentence that he gets at the end of the episode.
** "Chapel of Love" features each character telling about a bad date they once had on Valentine Day, and they're all shown in flashback (even the downplayed example of Judy, who's telling about a date that happened ''on the same day'' - it's still shown as a flashback).
** "Woolly Bullies" had all characters tell about being bullied in their childhood, and featured flashbacks for all of them.



* EightiesHair: Penhall's and Ioki's mullets. Hanson's longer haircut he had in Season 3.

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* EightiesHair: Penhall's and Ioki's mullets. Hanson's longer haircut he had in Season 3.
4th Mar '17 7:43:12 AM butterflygrrl
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** Officer Judy Hoffs plays this trope straight after one of the characters in the case she was working on, rapes her. Ill-advised - as she, being a police Officer, should know - since she loses much of the evidence.

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** Officer Judy Hoffs plays this trope straight after one of the characters in the case she was working on, on rapes her. Ill-advised - Despite knowing intellectually, as she, being a police Officer, should know - since she loses detective, that this would destroy much of the evidence.evidence, she is too traumatised by the event to plan out her actions.
28th Feb '17 11:37:24 PM LB7979
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* EightiesHair: A huge offender.




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* EightiesHair: Penhall's and Ioki's mullets. Hanson's longer haircut he had in Season 3.
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* ShowerOfAngst: In one episode, a pastor's son feels so ashamed of touching a girl in his teen Bible study group that he goes into the river and frantically tries to "baptize" himself to wash away his sin.
** In another episode, Officer Hoffs plays this trope straight when one of the characters in the case she was working on rapes her.

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* ShowerOfAngst: In one episode, a ShowerOfAngst:
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pastor's son feels so ashamed of touching a girl in his teen Bible study group that he goes into the river and frantically tries to "baptize" himself to wash away his sin.
** In another episode, Officer Judy Hoffs plays this trope straight when after one of the characters in the case she was working on on, rapes her.her. Ill-advised - as she, being a police Officer, should know - since she loses much of the evidence.
23rd Feb '17 9:47:06 PM LB7979
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** This is character's Tom Hanson's sentiment during much of Season 4. Following his having experienced what it's like being in a Juvenile Prison in Season 3; having been wrongfully sentenced for a murder he didn't commit; and watching someone he arrested get capital punishment, Tom gets extremely cynical about police work.

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** This is character's Tom Hanson's sentiment during much of Season 4. Following his having experienced what it's like being in a Juvenile Prison in Season 3; having been wrongfully sentenced for a murder he didn't commit; and watching someone he arrested get capital punishment, Tom gets extremely cynical about police work. During Season 4 he keeps mentioning wanting to quit being a cop, and at the end of Season 4, he seems to have finally done that, since [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome he disappears]].
22nd Feb '17 10:11:22 AM LB7979
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* PoliceAreUseless: The opinion of the Street Rangers from season three.

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* PoliceAreUseless: PoliceAreUseless:
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The opinion of the Street Rangers from season three.


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** This is character's Tom Hanson's sentiment during much of Season 4. Following his having experienced what it's like being in a Juvenile Prison in Season 3; having been wrongfully sentenced for a murder he didn't commit; and watching someone he arrested get capital punishment, Tom gets extremely cynical about police work.
22nd Feb '17 9:48:17 AM LB7979
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* TheAllegedCar : Hoffs' car is in pretty bad shape.

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* TheAllegedCar : Hoffs' car is in pretty bad shape. shape in the pilot episode. Hanson fixes it up within a few minutes, which impresses her and Doug.



* BerserkButton: Hanson ''reaaally'' hates it when people make fun of how young he looks.

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* BerserkButton: BerserkButton:
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Hanson ''reaaally'' hates it when people make fun of how young he looks.looks.
** Hanson also reacts ''very'' irritated when other characters "accuse" him of having been a nerd during his adolescence:
--->'''Hanson:''' ''[...disregarding a whole lot of other characterizations]'' I did ''NOT'' wear a pocket protector!
:: : However, everything revealed about Hanson's teenage years ''does'' indicate he was a nerd back then[[note]]amongst others, in the pilot episode he tells that as a teen he "didn't wear the right shoes" and was mocked by his peers for that[[/note]], making this a form of SuspiciouslySpecificDenial.
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