History Series / TwentyOneJumpStreet

28th Jul '16 11:08:11 AM gewunomox
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* ShoutOut: A lot of episodes are named after, or based on '50s to '70s classic songs -- "Things We Said Today" (Music/TheBeatles), "Chapel Of Love" (The Dixie Cups), "School's Out" (Creator/AliceCooper), "Woolly Bull(ies)" (Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs), "Stand By Your Man" (Tammy Wynette), "(Re)search and Destroy" (Iggy and the Stooges), "Awomp-Bomb-Aloobomb, Aloop Bamboom" (Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti").

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* ShoutOut: A lot of episodes are named after, or based on '50s to '70s classic songs -- "Things We Said Today" (Music/TheBeatles), "Chapel Of Love" (The Dixie Cups), "School's Out" (Creator/AliceCooper), (Music/AliceCooper), "Woolly Bull(ies)" (Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs), "Stand By Your Man" (Tammy Wynette), "(Re)search and Destroy" (Iggy and the Stooges), "Awomp-Bomb-Aloobomb, Aloop Bamboom" (Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti").
9th Jul '16 12:51:24 PM butterflygrrl
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* AirVentPassageway: Several schools are broken into this way during the show. In one episode, Harry tries to sneak in through the vents while a school is under siege. He gets inside, but the vent and ceiling give way beneath him at the worst possible time, dropping him in front of a bunch of guys with guns.
2nd Jul '16 9:06:54 AM Doug86
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A very well received [[Film/TwentyOneJumpStreet film "sequel"]] (a raunchy comedy spinoff) has been released, starring Creator/JonahHill (who also co-wrote the script), Creator/ChanningTatum, [[TheUnitedStatesOfTara Brie Larson]], and Music/IceCube. Creator/JohnnyDepp and Peter [=DeLuise=] appear in cameos as their original-series characters, Tom Hanson and Doug Penhall. Holly Robinson Peete also returned as Judy Hoffs, in a slightly more substantial role. The film itself recevied a [[Film/TwentyTwoJumpStreet sequel]], which finally featured small cameos from Dustin Nguyen and Richard Grieco.

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A very well received [[Film/TwentyOneJumpStreet film "sequel"]] (a raunchy comedy spinoff) has been released, starring Creator/JonahHill (who also co-wrote the script), Creator/ChanningTatum, [[TheUnitedStatesOfTara [[Series/UnitedStatesOfTara Brie Larson]], and Music/IceCube. Creator/JohnnyDepp and Peter [=DeLuise=] appear in cameos as their original-series characters, Tom Hanson and Doug Penhall. Holly Robinson Peete also returned as Judy Hoffs, in a slightly more substantial role. The film itself recevied a [[Film/TwentyTwoJumpStreet sequel]], which finally featured small cameos from Dustin Nguyen and Richard Grieco.
3rd Jun '16 5:07:47 AM LB7979
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** Tom Hanson in season 4. He starts the series out as a well-spirited and motivated man. But during season 2 and 3 he is broken down by, amongst other things: having his girlfriend shot dead in front of him in a mugging and his guilt over not having been able to prevent it, causing him to slip in a PTSD-like state for a while ("Orpheus 3.3"); an undercover operation in a mental institution gone wrong causing him drugged off and lost in the system ("I'm OK, You Need Work"); an undercover operation in juvenile prison making him cynic/doubtful about whether what he's doing as a cop is actually making lives better ("Swallowed Alive"). But the straw is the season 3 finale ("Loc'd Out"), [[spoiler:in which he is wrongfully convicted for murder and sent to prison even though innocent]]. Beginning season 4, [[spoiler:he's proven innocent, released from prison and returns as a police officer]], but the rest of season 4 he seems a darker, broodier version of himself with a permanent expression of chagrin on his face. He keeps mentioning during season 4 that he wants to quit the police force. Beginning season 5, he's [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome suddenly disappeared without explanation and his co-workers seem unaware he's ever existed]][[note]]The character's "soullessness" and constant questioning of his job, reflected the actor portraying him. Johnny Depp had been trying to leave the series for years but was contractually bound to it. He clearly had lost all motivation for and enjoyment of the show by this point, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs9Nubd_ImQ as he even openly told in interviews]].[[/note]].

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** Tom Hanson in season 4. He starts the series out as a well-spirited and motivated man. But during season 2 and 3 he is broken down by, amongst other things: having his girlfriend shot dead in front of him in a mugging and his guilt over not having been able to prevent it, causing him to slip in a PTSD-like state for a while ("Orpheus 3.3"); an undercover operation in a mental institution gone wrong causing him drugged off and lost in the system ("I'm OK, You Need Work"); an undercover operation in juvenile prison making him cynic/doubtful about whether what he's doing as a cop is actually making lives better ("Swallowed Alive"). But the straw is the season 3 finale ("Loc'd Out"), [[spoiler:in which he is wrongfully convicted for murder and sent to prison even though innocent]]. Beginning season 4, [[spoiler:he's proven innocent, released from prison and returns as a police officer]], but the rest of season 4 he seems a darker, broodier version of himself with a permanent expression of chagrin on his face. He keeps mentioning during season 4 that he wants to quit the police force. Beginning season 5, he's [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome suddenly disappeared without explanation and his co-workers seem unaware he's ever existed]][[note]]The character's "soullessness" and constant questioning of his job, reflected the actor portraying him. [[JohnnyDepp Johnny Depp Depp]] had been trying to leave the series for years but was contractually bound to it. He clearly had lost all motivation for and enjoyment of the show by this point, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs9Nubd_ImQ as he even openly told in interviews]].[[/note]].interviews]][[/note]].
21st May '16 3:17:31 PM LB7979
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** "Stand by your Man" starts as a standard episode where the team investigates drug abuse. But that case itself is solved within 15 minutes and the episode turns out to be about Judy's rape, making her the victim here instead of the police officer.

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** "Stand by your Man" starts as a standard episode where the team investigates drug abuse. But that case itself is solved within 15 minutes and the episode turns out to be about Judy's rape, making her the victim here instead of the police officer. It's much more dramatic and less crime/action oriented than most of the series (see also "Break the Cutie" above).
21st May '16 3:15:46 PM LB7979
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** "Stand by your Man" starts as a standard episode where the team investigates drug abuse. But that case itself is solved within 15 minutes and the episode turns out to be about Judy's rape, making her the victim here instead of the police officer.
21st May '16 3:06:30 PM LB7979
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** Tom Hanson in season 4. He starts the series out as a well-spirited and motivated man. But during season 2 and 3 he is broken down by, amongst other things: having his girlfriend shot dead in front of him in a mugging and his guilt over not having been able to prevent it, causing him to slip in a PTSD-like state for a while ("Orpheus 3.3"); an undercover operation in a mental institution gone wrong causing him drugged off and lost in the system ("I'm OK, You Need Work"); an undercover operation in juvenile prison making him cynic/doubtful about whether what he's doing as a cop is actually making lives better ("Swallowed Alive"). But the straw is the season 3 finale ("Loc'd Out"), [[spoiler:in which he is wrongfully convicted for murder and sent to prison even though innocent]]. Beginning season 4, [[spoiler:he's proven innocent, released from prison and returns as a police officer]], but the rest of season 4 he seems a darker, broodier version of himself with a permanent expression of chagrin on his face. He keeps mentioning during season 4 that he wants to quit the police force. Beginning season 5, he's [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome suddenly disappeared without explanation and his co-workers seem unaware he's ever existed]][[note]]The character's "soullessness" and constant questioning of his job, reflected the actor portraying him. Johnny Depp had been trying to leave the series for years but was contractually bound to it. He clearly had lost all motivation for and enjoyment of the show by this point, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs9Nubd_ImQ as he even openly told in interviews]].[[/note]].



** Tom Hanson in season 4. He starts the series out as a well-spirited and motivated man. But during season 2 and 3 he is broken down by, amongst other things: having his girlfriend shot dead in front of him in a mugging and his guilt over not having been able to prevent it, causing him to slip in a PTSD-like state for a while ("Orpheus 3.3"); an undercover operation in a mental institution gone wrong causing him drugged off and lost in the system ("I'm OK, You Need Work"); an undercover operation in juvenile prison making him cynic/doubtful about whether what he's doing as a cop is actually making lives better ("Swallowed Alive"). But the straw is the season 3 finale ("Loc'd Out"), [[spoiler:in which he is wrongfully convicted for murder and sent to prison even though innocent]]. Beginning season 4, [[spoiler:he's proven innocent, released from prison and returns as a police officer]], but the rest of season 4 he seems a darker, broodier version of himself with a permanent expression of chagrin on his face. He keeps mentioning during season 4 that he wants to quit the police force. Beginning season 5, he's [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome suddenly disappeared without explanation and his co-workers seem unaware he's ever existed]].
21st May '16 2:49:15 PM LB7979
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Due to the drastic difference in tone and contradiction of the show's continuity, the movie is not necessarily recommended for fans of the series.

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Due to the drastic difference in tone and contradiction of the show's continuity, continuity[[note]][[spoiler:Tom Hanson and Doug Penhall die in the movie]] (reportedly Johnny Depp himself demanded his character to die in the movie as a condition for accepting his cameo role) being middle-aged, working for the DEA in 2012, while in the "Back from the Future" episode of the series, they are shown [[spoiler:to have lived to be very old men in the 2030's after quitting police work]][[/note]], the movie is not necessarily recommended for fans of the series.
18th May '16 4:38:41 PM nombretomado
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** Incidentally, this is one of the few Creator/StephenJCannell shows where the theme tune was ''not'' written by Mike Post (see also ''Hawkeye'' ([[MarvelCinematicUniverse not that one]]), ''Cobra'', ''Street Justice'' and ''Missing Persons'').

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** Incidentally, this is one of the few Creator/StephenJCannell shows where the theme tune was ''not'' written by Mike Post (see also ''Hawkeye'' ([[MarvelCinematicUniverse ([[Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse not that one]]), ''Cobra'', ''Street Justice'' and ''Missing Persons'').
27th Apr '16 7:52:08 PM butterflygrrl
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** This was also Nadia's motivation for going after every man she met in the first episode. She was hoping she could find a way to stay in America.
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