When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected...Written by
Mark J. Popp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In early drafts, Karen Adams was named Karen Hoover. The name was changed because the implied reference to oral sex was considered too racy for the film's younger audience demographic, compared to that of the previous two movies. See more »
(at around 52 mins) When Proctor is naked in front of the hotel elevator, his boxer shorts are visible. See more »
Okay, so these films were never the most respected of the 1980s, but they at least started off with a nicely foul-mouthed, sexist-pig approach. This, the third film in the series, marks the point at which the sequels began their rapid descent into insipid kid's fare; references to the original simply come across as lazy re-hashes (which, let's face it, they are), and the new characters lack any real bite. As with 'Police Academy's 2 and 4, G.W. Bailey's absence is painfully apparent.
An excrutiating karaoke singalong (complete with Tackleberry on sax and Jones grooving away on bass) rubs salt into the already-chafing wounds. And there was still a long way to go before 'Mission to Moscow.'
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