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America, What a Town 

Hanson investigates a car theft ring while Hoffs keeps an eye on a foreign exchange student from Poland.


Larry Shaw


Patrick Hasburgh (created by), Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Officer Tom Hanson
Frederic Forrest ... Captain Richard Jenko
Holly Robinson Peete ... Officer Judy Hoffs (as Holly Robinson)
Peter DeLuise ... Officer Doug Penhall
Dustin Nguyen ... Officer Harry Truman Ioki
Billy Jayne ... Mark Dorian (as Billy Jacoby)
Steve Antin ... Stevie Delano
Traci Lind ... Nadia (as Traci Lin)
Ray Abruzzo ... Mario Delano
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Sal Landers
Dale Wilson ... Mr. Ramsey
Peter Yunker Peter Yunker ... Bruce
Marek Czuma Marek Czuma ... Drabinsky
Beverley Elliott ... Rental Agent
Paula Brooke Paula Brooke ... Jenny


The teenagers Stevie Delano and Mark Dorian are studying to become car mechanics. They dream of an auto shop of their own. There is one for sale, but it costs a lot of money. To finance it they participate in criminal activities led by Mario Delano, a relative to Stevie. They steal cars, bring them by night to their school's auto shop, where they dismantle the cars and take away all parts of them except the coachworks, which they sell on auctions to Mario, who rebuilds the cars. At the street where one of the cars was stolen the police find a screwdriver marked NHS. This means that it belongs to the Northside High School Auto Shop. Police officer Tom Hanson is commissioned to begin as a new student at the auto shop, where he starts untangling the criminal network. At the same time police officer Judy Hoffs is commissioned to shield the Polish student Nadia Massing, who is in America for some weeks on an exchange program. Free from the communist confinement she starts an excessive ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


TV-14 | See all certifications »




Release Date:

19 April 1987 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Sal Jenco first appearance as Vinnie (uncredited). Sal would later become a reoccurring charterer known as Sal 'Blowfish' Banducci. See more »


[first lines]
Stevie Delano: Fill her up and remove everything under the hood.
Mark: Right away, Sir.
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