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* SpiritualSuccessor: Rick Sloane also made ''Bikini Academy'' in 1996 featuring many of the same cast members from the ''Vice'' series including Raelyn Saalman and Michael Kayem. A rehash of ''Vice Academy'' with two best friends joining a lifeguard academy in order to meet men while also clashing with a mean rival. Marketed as ''Babe Watch - A Forbidden Parody'' in an attempt to cash in on the success of ''Series/Baywatch''

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Rick Sloane also made ''Bikini Academy'' in 1996 featuring many of the same cast members from the ''Vice'' series including Raelyn Saalman and Michael Kayem. A rehash of ''Vice Academy'' with two best friends joining a lifeguard academy in order to meet men while also clashing with a mean rival. Marketed as ''Babe Watch - A Forbidden Parody'' in an attempt to cash in on the success of ''Series/Baywatch'' ''Series/{{Baywatch}}''

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Rick Sloane also made ''Bikini Academy'' in 1996 featuring many of the same cast members from the ''Vice'' series including Raelyn Saalman and Michael Kayem. A rehash of ''Vice Academy'' with two best friends joining a lifeguard academy in order to meet men while also clashing with a mean rival. Marketed as ''Babe Watch - A Forbidden Parody'' in an attempt to cash in on the success of ''Series/Baywatch''


* AbsenteeActor: Jay Richardson appears in all the films as the commissioner except the first one. Part 3 is the only film not to star Jayne Hamil as Ms. Devonshire who was replaced by another actress.

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* AbsenteeActor: Jay Richardson appears in all the films as the commissioner except the first one. Part 3 is the only film not to star Jayne Hamil as Ms. Miss Devonshire who was replaced by another actress.

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* ThatOneGuy: Dwayne is the only male student in the vice academy as well as being Didi and Shawnee's only male friend.


* AbsenteeActor: Jay Richardson appears in all the films as the commissioner...except the first one.

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* AbsenteeActor: Jay Richardson appears in all the films as the commissioner...commissioner except the first one. Part 3 is the only film not to star Jayne Hamil as Ms. Devonshire who was replaced by another actress.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: The second film opens with Ginger Lynn Allen addressing the audience and acknowledging fan complaints that she didn't get enough screen time in the first film.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Dwayne and Shawnee, Didi's partners and best friends in the first film, are never shown or mentioned again.



** Part 6 takes plot elements from the Creator/Harrison Ford film ''Film/TheFugitive''

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** Part 6 takes plot elements from the Creator/Harrison Ford Creator/HarrisonFord film ''Film/TheFugitive''


Though low-budget and critically maligned the films were a ratings hit for the USA Network where they routinely aired late night Fridays and Saturdays on the network's "Up All Night" programming block. The series' status as a late night staple (and its focus on sexy criminals) mistakenly earned it a reputation as being soft-core porn when in reality the films have little to no sex and nudity (even in their uncensored form).

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Though low-budget and critically maligned the films were a ratings hit for the USA Network Creator/USANetwork where they routinely aired late night Fridays and Saturdays on the network's "Up All Night" programming block.block (as back then original programming on cable was rare and USA in particular was the "used car" network, mostly subsisting on reruns and other scavenged stuff). The series' status as a late night staple (and its focus on sexy criminals) mistakenly earned it a reputation as being soft-core porn when in reality the films have little to no sex and nudity (even in their uncensored form).


** Part 3 and 4's villainess Malathion, who gets her green hair from a toxic chemical, references the Joker from Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}'' complete with Malathion saying "wait until they get a load of me".

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** Part 3 and 4's villainess Malathion, who gets her green hair from a toxic chemical, references the Joker from Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}'' ''Film/Batman1989'', complete with Malathion saying "wait until they get a load of me".

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The franchise's most prominent protagonists were portrayed by Ginger Lynn Allen, '80s scream queen Linnea Quigley, Elizabeth Kaitan, and Raelyn Saalman.


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The franchise's most prominent protagonists were portrayed by Ginger Lynn Allen, '80s scream queen Linnea Quigley, Creator/LinneaQuigley, Elizabeth Kaitan, and Raelyn Saalman.


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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Unlike the sequels, the first film tried to inject some serious themes into its plot when the girls find an abused under-aged girl who is the victim of white slavery.


** Part 1 drew inspiration from ''PoliceAcademy'' and the TV show ''Charlie's Angels''
** Part 2's robotic vice cop [=BimboCop=] was clearly inspired by ''RoboCop''
** Part 3 and 4's villainess Malathion, who gets her green hair from a toxic chemical, references the Joker from Tim Burton's ''Batman'' complete with Malathion saying "wait until they get a load of me".
** Part 5 references ''WeirdScience'' with a sexy computer program who comes to life and helps her geeky creator get women.
** Part 6 takes plot elements from the Harrison Ford film ''The Fugitive''

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** Part 1 drew inspiration from ''PoliceAcademy'' ''Film/PoliceAcademy'' and the TV show ''Charlie's Angels''
''Series/CharliesAngels''
** Part 2's robotic vice cop [=BimboCop=] was clearly inspired by ''RoboCop''
''Franchise/RoboCop''
** Part 3 and 4's villainess Malathion, who gets her green hair from a toxic chemical, references the Joker from Tim Burton's ''Batman'' Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}'' complete with Malathion saying "wait until they get a load of me".
** Part 5 references ''WeirdScience'' ''Film/WeirdScience'' with a sexy computer program who comes to life and helps her geeky creator get women.
** Part 6 takes plot elements from the Harrison Creator/Harrison Ford film ''The Fugitive'' ''Film/TheFugitive''



* NerdsAreVirgins: Irwin is depicted as a horny but inexperienced loser who loves video games and ''Star Trek'' conventions.

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* NerdsAreVirgins: Irwin is depicted as a horny but inexperienced loser who loves video games and ''Star Trek'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' conventions.


* WritersCannotDueMath: In part 5, it is stated that Devonsire and the Commissioner have been married for three months. Part 6 picks up immediately after part 5 with Candy and Traci taking the lottery money that Devonshire won at the end of previous film to the bank, but here it is stated that Devonshire and the Commissioner are suddenly celebrating their one year wedding anniversary. So either Devonshire has been hanging on to that lottery ticket for nine months or the writer cannot do math.

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* WritersCannotDueMath: WritersCannotDoMath: In part 5, it is stated that Devonsire and the Commissioner have been married for three months. Part 6 picks up immediately after part 5 with Candy and Traci taking the lottery money that Devonshire won at the end of previous film to the bank, but here it is stated that Devonshire and the Commissioner are suddenly celebrating their one year wedding anniversary. So either Devonshire has been hanging on to that lottery ticket for nine months or the writer cannot do math.

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* BornUnlucky: Miss Devonshire. She wins the lottery...but her winnings get stolen twice! On top of that, she's constantly getting taken hostage.
* ContinuityNod: In part 6, a hooker scolds Irwin for attempting to offer her $5 for her services. A reference to part 5 where Irwin designed Heidi Ho to only accept $5 for sex.


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* WritersCannotDueMath: In part 5, it is stated that Devonsire and the Commissioner have been married for three months. Part 6 picks up immediately after part 5 with Candy and Traci taking the lottery money that Devonshire won at the end of previous film to the bank, but here it is stated that Devonshire and the Commissioner are suddenly celebrating their one year wedding anniversary. So either Devonshire has been hanging on to that lottery ticket for nine months or the writer cannot do math.

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* SameCharacterButDifferent:
** Tiffany Berkowitz is depicted as a shrill bride-to-be who intends to never work after getting married in part 4. In part 5, she's suddenly a savvy marriage counselor.
** Hank Grisham is a SWAT expert in part 5 but suddenly becomes a detective in part 6.


** Part 5 references '"WeirdScience'' with a sexy computer program who comes to life and helps her geeky creator get women.

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** Part 5 references '"WeirdScience'' ''WeirdScience'' with a sexy computer program who comes to life and helps her geeky creator get women.



* NerdsAreVirgins: Irwin is depicted a horny but inexperienced loser who loves video games and ''Star Trek'' conventions.

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* NerdsAreVirgins: Irwin is depicted as a horny but inexperienced loser who loves video games and ''Star Trek'' conventions.



** In part 6, a paint bomb mishap gives the villain bright pink hair much the chemical mishap that gave Malathion her bright green hair in part 3.

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** In part 6, a paint bomb mishap gives the villain bright pink hair much like the chemical mishap that gave Malathion her bright green hair in part 3.

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