Police Academy: The Series

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Police Academy: The Series
Police Academy- The Series Title Card.jpg
Title card
GenreComedy
Theme music composerAri Wise & Jim Guttridge
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26
Production
Producer(s)Goodman/Rosen Productions
Paul Manlasky Productions
Protocol Entertainment
Warner Bros. International Television Production
Running time60 minutes
DistributorWarner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Release
Original networksyndicated
Original releaseSeptember 12, 1997 – May 25, 1998

Police Academy: The Series is a syndicated 1997 television series spin-off from the Police Academy series of films. Michael Winslow was the only actor from the Police Academy films to have a recurring role on the show, although several of the film's cast made occasional guest appearances. The series was written by Paul Maslansky and produced by James Margellos and Gary M. Goodman.

Cast[edit]

  • Matt Borlenghi – Cadet Richard Casey (26 episodes), who is similar to Carey Mahoney and Nick Lasard. Just like Mahoney, he is repeat offender who chose the Academy instead of jail.
  • Rod Crawford – Sgt. Rusty Ledbetter (19 episodes), who is similar to Harris and Mauser and wants Casey and his friends out of the academy and to discredit them.
  • Toby Proctor – Cadet Dirk Tackleberry (20 episodes) who is an Uncle of Eugene Tackleberry and his idol.
  • Jeremiah Birkett – Cadet Dean Tackleberry (20 episodes) who is an Uncle of Eugene Tackleyberry and his idol.
  • Heather Campbell – Cadet Annie Metford (20 episodes)
  • Christine Gonzales – Alicia Conchita Montoya Cervantes (17 episodes)
  • Tony Longo – Cadet Luke Kackley (19 episodes) who is similar to House Conklin and Moses Hightower.
  • P. J. Ochlan – Cadet Lester Shane (20 episodes), who is similar to Proctor; he is Ledbetter's assistant and a spy on Casey and his friends to throw them out and discredit them.
  • Joe Flaherty – Cmdt. Hefilfinger (20 episodes) who is similar to Eric Lassard and becomes Lassard's successor as head of the academy.

Recurring Cast[edit]

  • Michael Winslow – Sgt. Larvell Jones (13 episodes)
  • Larke Miller as Kendall Jackson (14 episodes)
  • Tanya Wright as Cassandra Cunningham (7 episodes)

Guest Stars[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Title Air date
1"Beauty Is Only Academy Deep"September 22, 1997 (1997-09-22)
2"Put Down That Nose"September 29, 1997 (1997-09-29)
3"Ain't Nothin' But a Hound"October 6, 1997 (1997-10-06)
4"Two Men and a Baby"October 13, 1997 (1997-10-13)
5"Dead Man Talking"October 20, 1997 (1997-10-20)
6"Mummy Dearest"October 27, 1997 (1997-10-27)
7"No Sweat, Sweet"November 3, 1997 (1997-11-03)
8"All at Sea"November 10, 1997 (1997-11-10)
9"Les Is More"November 17, 1997 (1997-11-17)
10"If I Were a Rich Cop"November 24, 1997 (1997-11-24)
11"Shopping with the Enemy"December 1, 1997 (1997-12-01)
12"Luke... Warm"January 26, 1998 (1998-01-26)
13"The Truth Ain't What It Used to Be"February 2, 1998 (1998-02-02)
14"Hoop Nightmares"February 9, 1998 (1998-02-09)
15"Lend Me Your Ears"February 16, 1998 (1998-02-16)
16"Dr. Hightower"February 23, 1998 (1998-02-23)
17"Bring Me the Turtle of Commandant Hefilfinger"March 2, 1998 (1998-03-02)
18"Karate Cops"March 30, 1998 (1998-03-30)
19"A Horse of Course"April 6, 1998 (1998-04-06)
20"Mr. I.Q."April 13, 1998 (1998-04-13)
21"Team Tack"April 20, 1998 (1998-04-20)
22"Cadet of the Year"April 27, 1998 (1998-04-27)
23"Got Insurance?"May 4, 1998 (1998-05-04)
24"Angel on My Back"May 11, 1998 (1998-05-11)
25"Lend Me Your Neck"May 18, 1998 (1998-05-18)
26"Rich No More"May 25, 1998 (1998-05-25)

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