21 Jump Street (1987–1991)
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Gotta Finish the Riff 

After a teacher's car is pipe-bombed Hanson and Hoffs go undercover to prevent an escalation of gang violence. Once there, however, they wind up in a hostage situation initiated by a Blood leader.

Director:

Kim Manners

Writers:

Patrick Hasburgh (created by), Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Officer Tom Hanson
Holly Robinson Peete ... Officer Judy Hoffs (as Holly Robinson)
Peter DeLuise ... Officer Doug Penhall
Dustin Nguyen ... Officer Harry Truman Ioki
Steven Williams ... Captain Adam Fuller
Francis X. McCarthy ... Captain Briody (as Frank McCarthy)
Blair Underwood ... Reginald Brooks
Panchito Gómez Panchito Gómez ... Larry
Robert Picardo ... Ralph Buckley
Lance Slaughter Lance Slaughter ... Bobby
Richard McKenzie ... Mr. John Madigan
Viggie Rubin Viggie Rubin ... Ziggie Rothstein (as Viggie Ruben)
Natino Bellantoni Natino Bellantoni ... Mr. Ritz (as Natino Bellintoni)
Jessica Marlowe Jessica Marlowe ... Ms. DePallier
Cathy Howe Cathy Howe ... Shelia Jansen
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Storyline

After a teacher's car is pipe-bombed Hanson and Hoffs go undercover to prevent an escalation of gang violence. Once there, however, they wind up in a hostage situation initiated by a Blood leader.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 1987 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first appearance of Steven Williams as Captain Adam Fuller. See more »

Goofs

In the episode "Gotta Finish The Riff": When Judy Hoffs arrives in French class, she tells the teacher she transferred in from Riverside. Later, when she is taken to meet Reggie Brooks in the school office, she tells him she transferred in from Jefferson. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain Briody: When you're a cop, there's nothing new to learn about when it comes to death.
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This is the only time in the show's history where the episode title is shown prior to the opening theme. See more »

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