21 Jump Street

Season 1 Episode 3

America, What a Town

Aired Sunday 7:00 PM Apr 19, 1987 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • TRIVIA: Sal Jenco (a close friend of Johnny Depp), who later went on to a more permanent role as "Blowfish", has an uncredited role as Vinny in this episode. He works in the school garage.

  • Quotes

    • Doug (incredulous): They're running?!
      Tom (resigned): They're running.

    • Hanson: Gentlemen, we have some excruciatingly bad news for you guys. We're cops. You're under arrest.
      Steve (laughing): I love these guys! These guys are great.
      Penhall: No really. We really are cops.
      Steve: I think they're serious. You guys are really cops?
      Hanson and Penhall simultaneously flash their guns.
      Steve: Aw Jeeze.
      Mark: Oh man.
      Steve: What a lousy way to make a living.

    • Hanson: You guys have any idea how much I pay to insure the mustang? Huh? Three months ago the thing was parked. Parked! Some uninsured doofus hits me, and they raise my rates.
      Penhall: Maybe you should've had "uninsured doofus protection".
      Hanson: Won't do any good if you're under 25.

  • Notes

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