History Trivia / TwentyOneJumpStreet

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11th May '17 10:37:50 AM LB7979
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* RecycledScript: The Season 4 episode "Old Haunts in the New Age" seemed this to Season 1 episode "Worst Night of Your Life". Both are Halloween episodes; are about arson in schools; feature a character that at first seems to clearly be the offender but isn't [[note]]In Season 1, the girl that broke into school to get a tape back, and is arrested; in Season 4, the girl that had psychic visions of fires to come[[/note]]; in both, the police officers reveal their true identity pretty quickly to these respective previous suspects and then go on to work together with them to get the ''real'' arsonist; in both, religion or spirituality played a role (the 1st took place in a Catholic school, the 2nd was about spiritualism); both ended with the police officers attending a Halloween prom undercover; and a fire breaking out at that prom despite the efforts of police and the schools to prevent this; and the fire doing no physical damage to anyone, but revealing the real arsonist at the prom, who then got arrested.

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The Season 4 episode "Old Haunts in the New Age" seemed this to Season 1 episode "Worst Night of Your Life". Both are Halloween episodes; are about arson in schools; feature a character that at first seems to clearly be the offender but isn't [[note]]In Season 1, the girl that broke into school to get a tape back, and is arrested; in Season 4, the girl that had psychic visions of fires to come[[/note]]; in both, the police officers reveal their true identity pretty quickly to these respective previous suspects and then go on to work together with them to get the ''real'' arsonist; in both, religion or spirituality played a role (the 1st took place in a Catholic school, the 2nd was about spiritualism); both ended with the police officers attending a Halloween prom undercover; and a fire breaking out at that prom despite the efforts of police and the schools to prevent this; and the fire doing no physical damage to anyone, but revealing the real arsonist at the prom, who then got arrested.arrested.
** There were two episodes (''Afterschool Special'' and ''Say It Ain't So, Pete'') that featured Fuller going undercover as a teacher, quickly figuring out a student was illiterate, and convincing the student to learn how to read.
11th May '17 4:12:23 AM LB7979
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* BadExportForYou: Inverted - the American [=DVDs=] suffer from terrible ClumsyCopyrightCensorship, with missing music and scenes, but the full version can be found in some foreign releases. On the German DVD sets the full original audio is included even in the English tracks on some episodes, although other episodes only have correct music on the German audio track.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Though supposedly set in the U.S., the fact that ''21 Jump Street'' is shot in Canada is made by the fact that the extras/bit parts were hired locally and thus do decidedly non-US things like say "grade 3" instead of "3rd grade" and write graffiti with words ending in "-our" instead of "-or".
** The only slightly blurred "Beautiful British Columbia" license plates are also a dead giveaway. And the bus route prominently displayed in the credits: Hastings.
** When a license plate is clearly visible, it says "Beautiful Evergreen State", which is the Washington state nickname, but with the British Columbia plate design.
* DawsonCasting: By the ''cops'' inside the show.
** As well as the students, especially in later seasons.

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* BadExportForYou: Inverted - Inverted. All but the American [=DVDs=] German DVD's suffer from terrible ClumsyCopyrightCensorship, with missing music and scenes, but the full version can be found in some foreign releases. On the German DVD sets release features the original music and show. It has the full original audio is included even in the English tracks on some episodes, although other episodes only have correct music on the German audio track.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Though supposedly set in the U.S., the fact that ''21 Jump Street'' is shot in Canada is made by the fact that the extras/bit parts were hired locally and thus do decidedly non-US things like say "grade 3" instead of "3rd grade" and write graffiti with words ending in "-our" instead of "-or".
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"-or". The only slightly blurred "Beautiful British Columbia" license plates are also a dead giveaway. And the bus route prominently displayed in the credits: Hastings.
** When
Though when a license plate is clearly visible, it says "Beautiful Evergreen State", which is the Washington state nickname, but with the British Columbia plate design.
* DawsonCasting: By In Universe done by the ''cops'' inside the show.
** As well
20-something cops whenever they go undercover as the students, especially in later seasons.high school teenagers.



* Irony: Johnny Depp signed onto the show mainly because he wanted to work with Frederic Forrest, the actor playing Captain Jenko. Jenko was killed off halfway through season 1, and Depp was stuck on the show (to his increasingly vocal discontent) until the end of season 4.

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* Irony: {{Irony}}: Johnny Depp signed onto the show mainly because he wanted to work with Frederic Forrest, the actor playing Captain Jenko. Jenko was killed off halfway through season 1, after just 6 episodes, and Depp was stuck on the show (to his increasingly vocal discontent) until the end of season Season 4.



* YouLookFamiliar: Two prominent examples are Jason Priestly and Lochlyn (Rick) Munro, who played different characters in multiple episodes.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Two prominent examples are MANY actors were "recycled" for different guest roles. Some examples:
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Jason Priestly ([[RetroactiveRecognition of later]] Beverly [[Series/BeverlyHills90210 Hills 90210]] fame) played a troubled teen in ''Mean Streets and Pastel Houses'' and later returned in ''Two for the Road''.
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Lochlyn (Rick) Munro, who Munro played different characters in multiple episodes.
episodes.
** One actor, Don S. Davis, even appeared no less than 5 times in different roles, including one as a high school principal, and as a prison warden.
11th May '17 3:56:46 AM LB7979
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** they may be some of the most prominent, but a re-watch of the series, especially by someone old enough to have watched it the first time round reveals a huge amount of "I know that guy!"; almost every working actor of the right age in the right geographical area appeared in Jump Street at some point, including Blair Underwood, Sherilyn Fenn (who became one of Depp's ex-fiancee's), Christina Applegate (who was even starring on Series/MarriedWithChildren at the time), Jada Pinkett Smith, Vince Vaughn, Robyn Lively, Bridget Fonda, Shannen Doherty and Christine Elise (who both starred in Beverley Hills 90210 with Priestley at various times), and even Brad Pitt!


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** they may be some of the most prominent, but a re-watch of the series, especially by someone old enough to have watched it the first time round reveals a huge amount of "I know that guy!"; almost every working actor of the right age in the right geographical area appeared in Jump Street at some point, including Blair Underwood, Sherilyn Fenn (who became one of Depp's ex-fiancee's), Christina Applegate (who was even starring on Series/MarriedWithChildren at the time), Jada Pinkett Smith, Vince Vaughn, Robyn Lively, Bridget Fonda, Shannen Doherty and Christine Elise (who both starred in Beverley Hills 90210 with Priestley at various times), and even Brad Pitt!



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4th May '17 3:56:41 AM LB7979
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* ScienceMarchesOn : In Season 2's ''Big disease with a little name'', Hanson goes undercover as a bodyguard to a teen with Aids; in Season 5's ''The Girl Next Door'', [=McCann=] goes undercover to investigate a hit-and-run of a teen who turned out to be HIV positive [[spoiler: it turns out that he'd infected his female friends-with-benefits with the virus as well, which was the motive]] Not only does the show now distinguish between AIDS and HIV positive (which didn't often happen at the start of the epidemic), but the Season 5 episode acknowledges the advancements in treatment; the teen in Season 2 dies a fairly short time after being diagnosed, but in Season 5 a HIV positive character is taking AZT, and ends the episode by getting into a drug trial that might extend her life even further.
30th Apr '17 4:05:58 AM VanessaTaleweaver
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* Irony: Johnny Depp signed onto the show mainly because he wanted to work with the actor playing Captain Jenko. Jenko was killed off halfway through season 1, and Depp was stuck on the show (to his increasingly vocal discontent) until the end of season 4.

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* Irony: Johnny Depp signed onto the show mainly because he wanted to work with Frederic Forrest, the actor playing Captain Jenko. Jenko was killed off halfway through season 1, and Depp was stuck on the show (to his increasingly vocal discontent) until the end of season 4.



** they may be some of the most prominent, but a re-watch of the series, especially by someone old enough to have watched it the first time round reveals a huge amount of "I know that guy!"; almost every working actor of the right age in the right geographical area appeared in Jump Street at some point, including Blair Underwood, Sherilyn Fenn (who became one of Depp's ex-fiancee's), Christina Applegate (who was even starring on Series/MarriedWithChildren at the time), Jada Pinkett Smith, Vince Vaughn, Robyn Lively, Bridget Fona, Shannen Doherty and Christine Elise (who both starred in Beverley Hills 90210 with Priestley at various times), and even Brad Pitt!


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** they may be some of the most prominent, but a re-watch of the series, especially by someone old enough to have watched it the first time round reveals a huge amount of "I know that guy!"; almost every working actor of the right age in the right geographical area appeared in Jump Street at some point, including Blair Underwood, Sherilyn Fenn (who became one of Depp's ex-fiancee's), Christina Applegate (who was even starring on Series/MarriedWithChildren at the time), Jada Pinkett Smith, Vince Vaughn, Robyn Lively, Bridget Fona, Fonda, Shannen Doherty and Christine Elise (who both starred in Beverley Hills 90210 with Priestley at various times), and even Brad Pitt!

30th Apr '17 3:35:26 AM VanessaTaleweaver
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* Irony: Johnny Depp signed onto the show mainly because he wanted to work with the actor playing Captain Jenko. Jenko was killed off halfway through season 1, and Depp was stuck on the show (to his increasingly vocal discontent) until the end of season 4.





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\n** they may be some of the most prominent, but a re-watch of the series, especially by someone old enough to have watched it the first time round reveals a huge amount of "I know that guy!"; almost every working actor of the right age in the right geographical area appeared in Jump Street at some point, including Blair Underwood, Sherilyn Fenn (who became one of Depp's ex-fiancee's), Christina Applegate (who was even starring on Series/MarriedWithChildren at the time), Jada Pinkett Smith, Vince Vaughn, Robyn Lively, Bridget Fona, Shannen Doherty and Christine Elise (who both starred in Beverley Hills 90210 with Priestley at various times), and even Brad Pitt!

26th Apr '17 1:18:56 PM LB7979
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The series is ''extremely'' 80's, not just with everybody's [[EightiesHair hair]] and clothes, but with the social issues it addressed, and how it depicted society - it's a clear picture of what the 80's were like.
26th Apr '17 11:05:46 AM LB7979
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* FakeNationality: Ioki's character was originally written as Japanese, while the actor was Vietnamese. This was retconned to make the character Vietnamese as well and that he'd just been ''pretending'' to be Japanese.
2nd Apr '17 4:59:03 AM LB7979
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* OutOfOrder: ''Blackout'' (to add further to the confusion, this episode is a.k.a. ''Business As Usual'') is the last episode (26) of Season 4 and the last episode character Hanson appears in - his character is next [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Chuck Cunninghammed]] out of existence without any set-up. Taking a look at the last episodes of Season 4 though, it becomes clear that episode 20, ''Last Chance High'', actually subtly set up his character leaving - during it, he discusses with Penhall stuff like "Aren't we getting too old for this?", "We should move on", and "[Their gag] the [=McQuaid=] brothers are dead, finito!". The episode then ends with Penhall agreeing they've grown out of this phase, and giving Hanson a big man-hug. This clearly was to be the last episode character Hanson was supposed to appear in; also evidenced if you take close notice of Hanson's hair during Season 4: it grows longer over the Season, but during the episodes of the latter half of the Season, it sometimes switches length, indicating that episodes were switched in order. In any case, the ''Blackout'' / ''Business As Usual'' episode, apparently was pushed back to the end of the Season because it was deemed controversial (dealing with high school students physically attacking their teachers at school), which explains why it is such a weird ending for the Season.
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