Erik Estrada is Armed and Famous

Cross COPS with Dancing With the Stars and you have CBS's new reality show, Armed and Famous.

CBS has started production on the reality show, which follows five celebrities as they undertake police training and earn a sidearm. Erik Estrada, Jack Osbourne, Trish Stratus, Jason Acuna, and La Toya Jackson will attend the Muncie, Indiana, police academy while cameras roll.

Estrada is best known as CHP officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello from the 1970s cop show CHiPs. He recently appeared on a season of VH1's The Surreal Life and voiced the character Marco Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the animated series Sealab 2021.

Jack Osbourne is the son of rocker Ozzy Osbuorne. The younger Osbuorne came to fame on the MTV reality show The Osbournes. Jason Acuna is more commonly known as Wee Man from the Jackass TV show. Acuna and Osbourne have worked together before, in an episode of MTV's Punk'd.

Trish Stratus (real name Patricia Anne Stratigias) is a retired pro wrestler and seven-time WWE world champion. She will appear in an upcoming episode of HGTV's Designer Guys.

La Toya Jackson, pop star and member of the Jackson family, was born in Gary, Indiana, about 200 miles from Muncie. The Muncie Star Press said that although Jackson failed a push-up test, she and Osbourne were high-fiving each other.

Once the celebrities complete their police training, they will accompany officers on "ride-alongs." At that point, the celebrities will be carrying guns.

Famous is the brainchild of Jeffrey Kramer, who will co-executive produce the show with Michael Braverman (Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks) and Tom Forman (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition).

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It was actually better then I thought it would be!
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. It sounds like a cross between Reno 911 and Surreal Life.
Would you want to get cuffed by these guys? Probably.
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I guess their first idea of "Burning, Bleeding and Famous" where they acted like firefighters was not too funny. Or maybe they could not trust Jack Osborne near the painkillers. Thank you CBS for making fun of the noble profession of law enforcement and making fun of peoples rights by using B-list actors as policemen. Whats next? Celebrity Supreme Court with Ron Jeremy as Chief Justice?
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For more info on this show please goto



http://www.thestarpress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/99999999/NEWS01/61127017&template=theme&theme=ARMED%20AND%20FAMOUS
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Trish Stratus left wrestling to do this?



Pass.
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You have got to be kidding. Is this serious? Yet another of the 'Look at me look at me, I used to be famous' shows. When will they stop making these stupid shows?
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Erik Estrada don't look like that any more.
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honestly i dont think this show will last long at all. but at least they tried.
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Erik Estrada back
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