Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 04, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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Police Squad!

Police Squad occurs in a strange universe where everything is taken literally (when a name "rings a bell" we hear bells go off everytime someone mentions it).

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01x06 Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don… Aired: Jul. 08, 1982

A comedian goes off the road and Police Squad! suspects foul play. Frank takes his place as stand-up comedian at the same club and soon discovers …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 6 episodes air in 1982.

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  • Starting with the 2nd episode, Drebin would reel off a list of the criminals apprehended in all the previous episodes. This joke was slightly ruined as the episodes aired out of order, the…
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    Starting with the 2nd episode, Drebin would reel off a list of the criminals apprehended in all the previous episodes. This joke was slightly ruined as the episodes aired out of order, the fifth episode airing before the fourth and the fourth airing before the third, thus criminals were referred to before they were arrested. This joke was not done in the first or third episodes.
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  • Many of the gags from the TV series were reused in the Naked Gun films.
  • According to an interview with Jerry Zucker, David Zucker and Jim Abrahams on the Nerdist podcast, the original choice for Frank Drebin was Robert Stack, but he turned it down. Leslie Nielsen
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    According to an interview with Jerry Zucker, David Zucker and Jim Abrahams on the Nerdist podcast, the original choice for Frank Drebin was Robert Stack, but he turned it down. Leslie Nielsen was their second choice.
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