History Trivia / TwentyOneJumpStreet

11th Aug '16 9:11:28 AM kquinn0830
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* DawsonCasting: Although the movie parodies this with Jonah Hill (29) and Channing Tatum (32) trying to pass for high school students, it's still played straight. Brie Larson was 22 and Dave Franco was 27, both playing 18-year-olds.

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* DawsonCasting: Although the movie parodies this with Jonah Hill (29) and Channing Tatum (32) trying to pass for high school students, it's still played straight.straight with the actors playing the actual high school students. Brie Larson was 22 and Dave Franco was 27, both playing 18-year-olds.
3rd Aug '16 9:56:11 AM fearlessnikki
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* ActorAllusion: Ice Cube's verse from "Straight Outta Compton" plays as he talks to Jenko and Schmidt.
** When planning for their party, Schmidt and Jenko jokingly wonder how they are going to get alcohol, since neither one has a fake ID, a reference to ''Film/SuperBad''.

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Ice Cube's verse from "Straight Outta Compton" plays as he talks to Jenko and Schmidt.
** When planning for their party, Schmidt and Jenko jokingly wonder how they are going to get alcohol, since neither one has a fake ID, a reference to ''Film/SuperBad''. Jonah Hill and Dave Franco were also high school classmates in that film too.
** When Schmidt and Jenko are being briefed on HFS, two usernames can be seen as 'Chanchan' and 'Brielar'.
* DawsonCasting: Although the movie parodies this with Jonah Hill (29) and Channing Tatum (32) trying to pass for high school students, it's still played straight. Brie Larson was 22 and Dave Franco was 27, both playing 18-year-olds.
* DyeingForYourArt: Jonah Hill actually lost forty pounds for the movie, in order to be able to do some of the more physically demanding stunts.





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\n* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Emma Stone was considered for Molly, but she was too busy filming ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan''.
25th May '16 1:50:45 PM kquinn0830
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** When planning for their party, Schmidt and Jenko jokingly wonder how they are going to get alcohol, since neither one has a fake ID, a reference to ''Film/SuperBad''.
28th Apr '16 6:50:03 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Many actors appeared on the TV series who became famous later, including ''Creator/BradPitt'', Courtney Thorne-Smith, Peri Gilpin, Jason Priestley, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Bridget Fonda, and more.
** While they never became famous, Greg Kean and Bo Foxworth are known to some Music/BeachBoys fans as the actors who played Brian and Carl Wilson in 1990's made-for-TV biopic ''Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys.'' Kean appears in one episode as the brother of a rape victim, while Foxworth is a homophobic military school cadet in another.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Short of a ProductionPosse, the film includes Brie Larson and Johnny Simmons in the cast and Michael Bacall as the scriptwriter; all three were involved with ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld''.
** Deputy Chief [[Creator/NickOfferman Ron]] [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Swanson]] transfers them to Jump Street, [[Series/ThirtyRock Dr. Spaceman]] moonlights as a high school drama instructor, and [[Series/TheOfficeUS Erin Hannon]] became an AP Chemistry teacher after leaving Dunder Mifflin. Completing the NBC Thursday Comedy cameo fourfecta, [[Series/{{Community}} Rachel]] was a hipster cool kid in high school before she got to Greendale.
** [[NewGirl Nick Miller]] shows up briefly as the school principal to reprimand Schmidt and Jenko on their first day of school.
** Fugazi's father in RealLife also [[MiamiVice worked undercover]].
** Music/IceCube as Dickson.
4th Mar '16 1:01:18 PM 3rdStringPG
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** While they never became famous, Greg Kean and Bo Foxworth are known to some Music/BeachBoys fans as the actors who played Brian and Carl Wilson in 1990's made-for-TV biopic ''Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys.'' Kean appears in one episode as the brother of a rape victim, while Foxworth is a homophobic military school cadet in another.
4th Mar '16 12:37:39 PM 3rdStringPG
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\n* YouLookFamiliar: Two prominent examples are Jason Priestly and Lochlyn (Rick) Munro, who played different characters in multiple episodes.

27th Nov '15 10:12:24 PM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Short of a ProductionPosse, the film includes Brie Larson and Johnny Simmons in the cast and Michael Bacall as the scriptwriter; all three were involved with ''Film/ScottPilgrimVersusTheWorld''.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Short of a ProductionPosse, the film includes Brie Larson and Johnny Simmons in the cast and Michael Bacall as the scriptwriter; all three were involved with ''Film/ScottPilgrimVersusTheWorld''.''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld''.
24th Feb '15 5:49:52 PM tenryufan
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* DawsonCasting: By the ''cops'' inside the show.
** As well as the students, especially in later seasons.
24th Dec '14 3:26:24 AM Antwan
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Short of a ProductionPosse, the film includes Brie Larson and Johnny Simmons in the cast and Michael Bacall as the scriptwriter; all three were involved with ''ScottPilgrimVersusTheWorld''.
** Deputy Chief [[ParksAndRecreation Ron Swanson]] transfers them to Jump Street, [[Series/ThirtyRock Dr. Spaceman]] moonlights as a high school drama instructor, and [[Series/TheOfficeUS Erin Hannon]] became an AP Chemistry teacher after leaving Dunder Mifflin. Completing the NBC Thursday Comedy cameo fourfecta, [[{{Community}} Rachel]] was a hipster cool kid in high school before she got to Greendale.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Short of a ProductionPosse, the film includes Brie Larson and Johnny Simmons in the cast and Michael Bacall as the scriptwriter; all three were involved with ''ScottPilgrimVersusTheWorld''.
''Film/ScottPilgrimVersusTheWorld''.
** Deputy Chief [[ParksAndRecreation Ron [[Creator/NickOfferman Ron]] [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Swanson]] transfers them to Jump Street, [[Series/ThirtyRock Dr. Spaceman]] moonlights as a high school drama instructor, and [[Series/TheOfficeUS Erin Hannon]] became an AP Chemistry teacher after leaving Dunder Mifflin. Completing the NBC Thursday Comedy cameo fourfecta, [[{{Community}} [[Series/{{Community}} Rachel]] was a hipster cool kid in high school before she got to Greendale.



** Ice Cube as Dickson.
* PlayingAgainstType: The directors of these films are best known for ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie''. Lampshaded by a TV spot for ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'', which played up that it was from the directors of ''21 Jump Street'' and ''TwentyTwoJumpStreet'', then adding, "Neither of which have anything to do with this movie."

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** Ice Cube Music/IceCube as Dickson.
* PlayingAgainstType: The directors of these films are best known for ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie''. Lampshaded by a TV spot for ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'', ''The LEGO Movie'', which played up that it was from the directors of ''21 Jump Street'' and ''TwentyTwoJumpStreet'', ''Film/TwentyTwoJumpStreet'', then adding, "Neither of which have anything to do with this movie."




* TruthInTelevision: Whether or not it was deliberately inspired by the show, using young-looking police officers undercover as high school students has ''actually been done''. Read about the real-life example of Alex Salinas [[http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/03/real-life-21-jump-street-undercover-cop-returns-to-high-school/ here]].

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\n* TruthInTelevision: Whether or not it was deliberately inspired by the show, using young-looking police officers undercover as high school students has ''actually been done''. Read about the real-life example of Alex Salinas [[http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/03/real-life-21-jump-street-undercover-cop-returns-to-high-school/ here]].here]].
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16th Nov '14 5:40:23 AM AlphaHandingGems
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* ActorAllusion: Ice Cube's verse from "Straight Outta Compton" plays as he talks to Jenko and Schmidt.
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