R | | Comedy
A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
G.W. Bailey said that, had things worked out for him on St. Elsewhere (1982), he would not have been available to work on this film. He left "St. Elsewhere" because he had a challenging time getting along with the show's producer, Bruce Paltrow.
On March 4th of this year...
Title Card: ...newly elected Mayor Mary Sue Beal announced that she was changing the hiring practices of this city's police force.
Title Card: No longer would height, weight, sex, education, or physical strength be used to keep new recruits out ...
When Barbara hits Copeland with the tray in the cafeteria, the tray is already dented before it even hits him.
The movie's opening titles lights up white via the sound of a thunderclap.
Broadcast commercial networks, and standard cable showings of this film, either silence or dub all bad language. The nudity is also edited.
$8,570,007 25 March 1984