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Monday, June 11, 2012

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street
If you're an 80s kid, you might remember this show. Either that or you're a major Johnny Depp fan!

-American police drama that ran on the Fox Network from 1987-1991
-Focused on a squad of undercover police officers who looked young enough to be in high school investigating crimes in high schools, colleges, and other teen hangouts.
-This provided Johnny Depp with a career spark that would ignite into a huge career

Did You Know?
-Officer Ioki's real name is Vinh Van Tran
-The show was based on an actual undercover unit of the Los Angeles Police

-Focuses on a group of undercover officers who work at the titular address. The officers are so young they could pass for teenagers.
-Their assignments consist of undercover work in high school, or less commonly, colleges, where they investigate drugs trafficking/abuse. They cover issues like hate crimes, drug abuse. alcholism, homophobia, AIDS, child abuse, sexual relations.

  • Johnny Depp as Patrolman/Officer Tom Hanson (1987–1990)
  • Holly Robinson as Sergeant Judith "Judy" Hoffs (1987–1991)
  • Peter DeLuise as Officer Douglas "Doug" Penhall (1987–1990)
  • Dustin Nguyen as Sergeant Harry Truman Ioki/Vinh Van Tran (H.T. Ioki) (1987–1990)
  • Frederic Forrest as Captain Richard Jenko (season 1, first 6 episodes)
  • Steven Williams as Captain Adam Fuller (1987–1991)
  • Sal Jenco as Sal "Blowfish" Banducci (1987–1990)
  • Richard Grieco as Detective Dennis Booker (1988–1989)
  • David Barry Gray as Officer Dean Garrett (1990)
  • Alexandra Powers as Officer Kati Rocky (1990)
  • Michael DeLuise as Officer Joseph "Joey" Penhall (1990–1991)
  • Michael Bendetti as Officer Anthony "Mac" McCann (1990–1991)

  • Guest Stars
    -Shannon Tweed
    -Blair Underwood
    -Jada Pinkett-Smith
    -Josh Brolin
    -Pauly Shore


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