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Police Academy: The Animated Series

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Police Academy: The Animated Series
Better than the movie series.
Genre: Comedy, action, adventure
Running Time: 30 minutes
Country: United States
Release Date: September 10, 1988 – September 2, 1989
Network(s): First-run syndication
Distributed by: LBS Communications and Warner Bros. Television
Starring: Ron Rubin
Dan Hennessey
Howard Morris
Greg Morton
Len Carlson
Don Francks
Denise Pidgeon
Tedd Dillon
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 65

Police Academy: The Animated Series (also known as Police Academy) is a 1988 American animated television series based on the Police Academy series of films. The show was produced by Ruby-Spears Enterprises for Warner Bros. Animation. It aired weekdays and lasted two seasons for a total of 65 episodes.


The animated series takes place chronologically between the fourth and fifth films.

Thirteen characters are re-created for this animated version, including a team of Academy graduates led by Carey Mahoney, a likeable rogue bachelor boy, who unconsciously—and consistently—does his best to make life miserable for Captain Harris and his knucklehead assistant Sgt. Proctor.

Why it Rocks

  1. It's faithful, cute and perfect to the source material.
  2. Great voice acting.
  3. Awesome animation.
  4. Memorable villains, like Kingpin, Mr. Sleaze, Claw, Amazona, Lockjaw and Numbskull.
  5. Great music choices, especially the opening theme.
  6. Likable and memorable characters.
    • Over Mahoney also include his friends the aptly named Moses Hightower, sound effects master Larvell Jones, trigger-happy Eugene Tackleberry, sweet and timid Laverne Hooks, hardened Debbie Callahan, colossal House, and the duo of reformed gang member Zed McGlunk and his best buddy, Carl Sweetchuck.
    • Captain Harris, Sgt. Proctor and Commandant Eric Lassard also appears in the show.
    • New characters appears in this show, including the Academy newcomer The Professor is also on hand, and also the cadets new friends, the K-9 Corps, a group of police dogs.
  7. Some characters like Zed, Sweetchuck, House and Tackleberry are considered the most loved by fans.
  8. Memorable episodes about fighting crime, for stocking the crime-fighting heroes with an endless supply of wacky gadgets as they combat a motley crew of Kingpin and other recurring and minor villains.
  9. Funny, amazing and underrated moments and quotes.
  10. Great morals after fighting crime.
  11. The animated show is better than the film series.

The Only Bad Quality

  1. The third episode of Season 2 "Kingpin's Council of Crime" was not aired in the United States.



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