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Police Academy: The Series
Original name: Police Academy
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Police Academy: The Series, also known as Police Academy: The Animated Series, is a 1988 American animated television series based on the Police Academy series of films. The show was produced by Ruby-Spears Productions for Warner Bros. Television. It aired weekdays and lasted two seasons for a total of 65 episodes. Some episodes feature a crime boss named Kingpin. His keen intelligence, girth, and stature are very similar to the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Other new characters were added to the show as well. Among them were a group of talking police dogs called the Canine Corps. They were made up of Samson, Lobo, Bonehead, Chilipepper, and Schitzy. The theme song is performed by the Fat Boys who also make an appearance in two episodes as House's Friends: Big Boss, Cool and Mark. While the character of Carey Mahoney did appear in the show, he did not appear in either Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, and Police Academy: Mission to Moscow.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: fighting crime, urban, nothing goes right, officers and cadets, chaos and mayhem, crimes, law enforcement, police, chaos, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, master criminal, police investigation, academy, police academy, strong man, tall man, blonde woman, motorcycle cop, 2d animation, police captain, police sergeant, sunglasses, police arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa

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Bonkers
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bonkers is an animated American television series that aired from September 4, 1993 to August 24, 1995 in first-run syndication. The syndicated run was available both separately, and as part of The Disney Afternoon. The show was last seen on Toon ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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    User:   80%
 
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, farce, video game, crime, police investigation, chase, gangsters, police, goofy hero, comedy of errors, destiny, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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    User:   73%
 
Moonbeam City
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An absurdist, retro-futuristic 80s cop extravaganza. The series follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak, a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, Pizzaz Miller, won't get off his back, and hotshot ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, urban, crime, law enforcement, parody, disorder, obnoxious boss, womanizer, ego clash, boss and employee, rivalry, looking for sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, police, ninja, anti heroes, urban, buddies, violence, goofy hero, master criminal, partners against crime, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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Heathcliff
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Heathcliff is an animated TV series that debuted on October 4, 1980. It was the first series based on the Heathcliff comic strip and was produced by Ruby-Spears Productions. It ran until September 18, 1982 with a total of 25 episodes, under two ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
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The Thin Blue Line
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa
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System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie
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Duration: 79 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Police Squad!
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Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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    User:   40%
 
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
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Police Academy: The Series
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 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 ...
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Cop and a Half
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, absurd ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Starsky & Hutch
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, crime, police investigation, police, verbal byplay, murder, gangster, violence, drugs, misfit partners, drugs/alcohol, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   37%
 
Lucas Bros Moving Co
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Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: 20th century
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
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    User:   31%
 
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. Filmation was the production company for the series. The show ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, family, friends, urban, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, city life, family relations, social relations, getting along, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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    User:   34%
 
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Goof Troop
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Disney's Goof Troop is an Animated Comedy television series from The Walt Disney Company featuring Goofy as a father figure and bonding with his son Max, and Pete, as his neighbor. Created by Peter Montgomery, the main series of 65 episodes ran ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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