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21 Jump Street: “Bad Influence”
July 12, 2010 – 3:05 PM | 5 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “Bad Influence”

“Shut Up, Penhall” Count: 1
We open with a much-too-long nighttime sequence in which a Kirk-Cameron-esque kid named Dylan tries every door of Artie’s Deli.He finally gains access to find his little friend Jordy snacking on …

21 Jump Street: “The Worst Night of Your Life”
December 22, 2009 – 8:52 AM | 19 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “The Worst Night of Your Life”

And now: A Very Explosive Episode of 21JS.
“Shut Up, Penhall” Count: 1
Catholic school. A nun patrols a hallway sternly, to the accompaniment of organ music. After she’s passed a Jesus statue, a door next to …

21 Jump Street: “Don’t Pet The Teacher”
December 11, 2009 – 8:00 PM | 8 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “Don’t Pet The Teacher”

“Shut Up, Penhall” Count: 1 0! It’s a Christmas miracle!
Nighttime at a high school whose physical plant is modeled after the Taj Mahal. A synthesizer plinks disapprovingly as a mysterious hand pink-spray-paints the phrase “Weintraub …

21 Jump Street: “America, What A Town”
December 1, 2009 – 1:51 PM | 10 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “America, What A Town”

“Shut Up, Penhall” Count: 5
Accompanied by a David Coverdale-oid wailing, “YOU stole my WOOOORRRRLD,” a guy takes about four days to steal a Mercury Sable under cover of night.Well, sort of.He’s directly under a streetlight.Heaven …

21 Jump Street: “21 Jump Street, Part 2”
September 5, 2009 – 12:30 AM | 9 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “21 Jump Street, Part 2”

Previously on 21 Jump Street: Stealth junkie Kenny Weckerle rumbled with the scenery; Officer Tom Hanson missed his dead non-gay dad, and had no sense of humor about looking young, which got him reassigned to …

21 Jump Street: “21 Jump Street, Part 1”
September 1, 2009 – 7:44 PM | 28 Comments
<I>21 Jump Street</I>: “21 Jump Street, Part 1”

Credits.Speaking of credit, I have to give it to the theme song: it’s unpleasant to listen to, and yet it gets stuck in my head every time.
A suburban family, the Weckerles, readies for supper.The dialogue …