Police Squad! (1982)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime

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Sight gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for the very successful "Naked Gun" film franchise.



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Cast & Crew

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Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Did You Know?


According to Pat Proft, had a second season been commissioned, the spot in the opening credits where Abraham Lincoln was shot at, and retaliates with a pistol would have been replaced by a similar one, featuring Mohandes Karamchand Gandhi and a machine gun. This joke was ... ...


Det. Frank Drebin: Cigarette?
Various: Yes, I know.

Crazy Credits

The closing credits of each episode would be shown with the cast pretending to "freeze frame" as the credits roll - but coffee being poured would overflow a cup onto a character's shoes, or Norberg would enter the scene not knowing to stand still.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Crime


Release Date:

4 March 1982



Country of Origin


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