It goes awry and the man takes him as a 2nd hostage. In the end of the movie, he was demoted back to lieutenant and Pete Lassard was back as captain, since Pete, Mahoney and his friends finally put away Zed's vicious gang behind bars and Pete was reinstated as captain. He has a dog named Princess, who was seen earlier humping Lassard's leg (due to her not being spayed) and causing the then Lt. Harris to confiscate the dog. Mauser and Harris, he usually points out what their intentions are and belittles them for their actions, mainly because both men like to kiss up to him (more prominent with Mauser, while Harris takes a more antagonistic approach). The ringleader soon tells him that the furniture is theirs and were actually moving away from town because of the riot. Like Harris and Mauser, Copeland has also shown contempt for Mahoney, evident when he takes an off-beat approach to handle situations. before he introduces himself to a couple of bathing beauties in Florida. Bespectacled, mild-mannered and accident-prone police officer, who unknowingly causes injury and havoc to just about everyone and everything in his path. Although he is the least dangerous, he was a considerable opponent when he tried to stop Hightower. joins the police force. Ace seems to act like a ladies' man as he seems to acknowledge himself to his female hostages, for example during the bank robbery asking a female "where are you from originally?" He is often fooled into walking into the gay bar, The Blue Oyster. Other examples of him using his strength were when he lifted up the practice squad car with Copeland inside, who had insulted his friend Hooks by calling her a "dumb fat jiggaboo". In the "Team Tack" episode of Police Academy: The Series, Tackleberry was a captain, and mentions his wife Kathleen was one as well. Bailey. Ox is the team's muscle and not the most threatening of the team since he takes a calm approach in robberies even asking politely for either the keys or information. Many actors return from the first film to respectively reprise their roles. Another example of his sophomoric behavior was reciting the playground rhyme "Gene, Gene, made a machine" at a formal poetry reading. His initial dislike of Mahoney is based in part on his belief that he is disrupting the development of people, "who might make pretty good police officers". He brought trouble to Sweetchuck, who was the subject of harassment during their civilian years. He appears as a high school graduate in the second film, a cadet in the third film, and an officer in the fourth film; here, he is against his father joining the C.O.P. She is an avid weightlifter and also knows martial arts and has a good singing voice. After he faints, Blankes got offended and punched Barbara in the face for foiling them, resulting in a fight between Blankes and Mahoney. In the third film, Violet decides to join the academy and becomes a cadet, and now her husband tries to stop her from doing this. Mauser is often the butt of many of the jokes played by Lassard's men along with Proctor as his lackey. In the animated series episode Police Academy Blues, Harris finally achieves his long-awaited dream of becoming commandant when Lassard is forced to step down, due to the Professor's Supercar being stolen under Lassard's watch. However, upon meeting his police partner, a beautiful and equally gun-obsessed woman, Sgt. Schtulman also seems to think throwing a tennis ball to his dog in a busy traffic tunnel is the same as in open rural areas. He also becomes Zed's partner in the animated series. In the second film Zed mentions his mother's name was Jughead after Mahoney (undercover) calls himself "Jughead" and says he belongs to a gang called the Archies. In Police Academy 5, it is revealed that he and Harris are related through the marriage of Proctor's sister and Harris' nephew. When Proctor hears the national anthem, he stands up immediately and shocks everyone in the audience. He is happiest weighing the benefits of penetration vs. stopping power. This character is best known for her pure sex appeal, specifically her large breasts, which provided the series with countless sight gags, and penchant for wearing tight fitting clothing. Jones David Graf. They first appeared in the Teskey Truck they drive in and bully Leslie Barbara due to him having two feminine names. When Captain Harris was tasked with investigating a string of crimes at the beach, he is also responsible for getting all the officers undercover assignments, to which Mahoney and Jones are assigned to be sanitation workers picking up litter. He and Zed eventually got along better as time went on, though Sweetchuck still gets mad at Zed for one thing or the other. But later in the movie it is revealed that he is fourth generation American of a Spanish-speaking family and actually speaks in an American accent, but plays-up a Spanish accent and changes the pronunciation of his name, (he would pronounce his last name Mar-teen) to get girls. There would be no discrimination of ANY kind, making it possible for ANYONE to become a police officer. Mahoney and Nick's characters are very similar, as much as Harris and Mauser, although Lassard shows some more professionalism in his duties, likely respectful of the Lassard family name in law enforcement. This comes in handy twice. She and Tackleberry first meet in the second film, and she's his new partner in motorcycle duty; they first meet, fall in love, and eventually get married, all in the 2nd film. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith. The Mayor's title is revoked and he is arrested along with his henchmen. He falls in love in the fourth film with Laura, one of the Citizens on Patrol. ",, Lists of characters in American television animation, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 19:57. Nick Lassard), appears as the captain of the 16th Precinct from the second film. Credited as "Axe Murderer" in the third film, he is also one of the suspects seen in the police line-up at the 16th Precinct. "), and launched into a string of impressions, thus keeping the audience from rioting. The Wiki Rule: The Police Academy Wiki. A more serious, grown-up, mature version of Tackleberry, Callahan is portrayed as a stoic, no-nonsense officer who is both physically and sexually aggressive. He is the team's gun specialist opposite to Tackleberry. He and Mahoney's former boss were friends and Mr. Wig took advantage of that. Tackleberry Tim Kazurinsky. They have to face a local gang. He comes up with a plan to make all cadets quit by weeding out those who are over the age, obese, too muscular, etc. He engages the Academy grads in a dramatic boat chase across the harbour, but gets put in his place by Hooks once again. In Police Academy 3, he is the Commandant of the rival police academy and took advantage of Blankes and Copeland's desire to seek revenge on Lassard for graduating at the bottom of their class. Conklin appears in the animated series, and he often has Zed and Sweetchuck as his partners. In the fifth film, Hooks is also revealed to be a talented artist, employing this skill as a police sketch artist. Full Cast & Crew: Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) Cast (72) Steve Guttenberg. In the first film, she has a relationship with Cadet Martin; in the third and fourth film, she has a relationship with Japanese foreign-exchange cadet, Nogata. He joined the police force to see more action but has a poor grasp of the difference between the military and civilian life. Lassard isn't fooled and is able to point out the real Hurst from the fake with a Pinocchio test. Kathleen Kirkland (played by Colleen Camp), he falls in love with her. But now I'm a people guy!") Hightower practices for his driving test by ripping the front seat out of a compact car (a 1977 Honda Civic owned by Copeland) and steering comfortably from the back seat. Starting with Police Academy 4, he inherits Proctor from Mauser. Since his father was a decorated police officer, Mahoney was given the choice of the police academy or jail by his father's former boss, Captain Reed, who did not want Mahoney's antics to reflect poorly on his father. Lassard in his hideout before escaping. Capt. Copeland is portrayed as a bigot several times in the first movie. Ramsey's rep … He is a fair man, but is usually annoyed by Harris or Mauser's antics and does not like to be taken for a ride. Early life. Zed is in the animated series (along with Sweetchuck). Hightower also uses German Shepherd police dogs in the 3rd and 4th films, suggesting he got certified as a dog handler. Tackleberry: "My Mom gave it to me. In the animated series he was partners with Mahoney and in the live action series where he usually visits the academy and help the new cadets out. By the third movie, Mahoney's dedication and love for his job as a police officer comes out, as he continually stands up for his cadets, and even gives a speech highlighting how important the cadets are to the Academy and to his peers which inspires the cadets to work harder and achieve their potential. Jones met Mahoney when they were both arrested by cops. Along with Copeland, he is often the comic foil for Mahoney and the other officers. He appears in Police Academy 2 and 3. His worst habit is retaliating against insults in bizarrely effective ways. Lance Kinsey (born June 13, 1954) is a Canadian actor and screenwriter, best known for his role as Lt. Proctor in the Police Academy film series. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985). In 4, Mahoney successfully lobbies to have two skateboarders, Arnie and Kyle, placed in the Citizens on Patrol program as an alternative to jail time, reminiscent of how Mahoney himself started in the Academy and had his life turn around for the better. After the fight, Barbara demands the gang return the furniture from the truck back into the house from which they were taking it from and leave. Zed is almost like a child, admonishing his cronies to "act their age" while they trash a supermarket and thanking the cashier for the "great bargains" (as his gang trundle shopping carts full of stolen food out of the store). He also played the male lead in Club Fed. His catchphrase is: "Move it! In the 4th film, they're seen attending dinner with her family. He sometimes appears concerned about Commandant Lassard's behavior. He is seen driving a station wagon to register at the police academy in the first film, where his wife, Violet climbs on the hood to discourage him, but he drives with her outside. When last seen in the live-action series episode "Dr. Hightower", he has been promoted to the rank of captain, and is presented with the "Alumnus of the Year" award. "Mister Nasty" of the police academy, he always attempts to discredit Lassard and his men, but ends up being the butt of most of the jokes. Once discovered, he tries to eliminate Sgt. The Mayor/Mastermind begins a string of crime waves to devalue a part of town that has a high value due to the businesses on that street. In the fifth movie, he went so far as to wade into the ocean off Miami, draw his gun on an invading shark, and order, "Desist, and leave the swimming area NOW, Mister!". and orders both Harris and Lassard (who is against it) to implement them. Claire Mattson Leslie Easterbrook. Eugene Tackleberry Jr. is the son of Eugene Tackleberry Sr. and Kathleen Tackleberry (née Kirkland), and a gun fanatic/weapons-happy as his parents (he has his very-own police baton), just like his parents. He even demonstrates trust in Tackleberry by requesting he be the one to shoot a locator bullet into the bad guy's car, notably calling him by his nickname "Tack" when doing so. The original Police Academy was released in 1984. He is often portrayed as benevolent yet clueless, fond of his pet goldfish and of making long-winded, optimistic speeches about the future of the academy. Started as lieutenant in the first film but is promoted to captain in other films to come. Jones has expertise in martial arts, which he continues to use throughout the series to great success, often mimicking kung fu voice-over, as he does so. Stunned due to this fear, he gets knocked out and apprehended by Jones. Sweetchuck's name is based on that of Police Academy set decorator Steve Shewchuk. Kim Cattrall - Karen Thompson3. Hooks and Cadet Fackler, he is still kept on the force. He generally seems to be success-driven, at the cost of Lassard and his men. The gang who are minor antagonists in the first film, but play a role in it. A few years later, however, he will initiate a program known as Citizens on Patrol (COP), which is a community outreach course. He is a genial scientist. Once it is discovered that he was the mayor, he confesses to Harris' unwitting involvement as his informant and the billions of dollars he could've made from his scam. to scare people. Starting with the first “Police Academy” movie in 1984, Ramsey found fame as the squeaky-voiced Officer Laverne Hooks, a character she continued to play through 1989’s “Police Academy … When he pulls up to the parking lot where Mahoney formerly worked, the parking lot is full and he refuses to take no for an answer. is because he thinks that his father cannot 'cut it'. She appears only in the first movie. He can also drop easily into good-cop mode, to gain the trust of crooks he is about to arrest. Blankes and Copeland willingly helped Mauser to humiliate Lassard's academy as an attempt at revenge because they graduated at the bottom of their class. Jones can imitate sounds such as a flat tire, a couple noisily eating fast food, gunfire, and, memorably, a badly-dubbed martial arts star. Just like Proctor, he was Harris and Mauser spies and want to make sure they do whatever it takes to get rid of Lassard's men off the force and dis-credit them. He is also deathly afraid of heights, as evidenced in an undercover stakeout in the sixth film, in which his and Proctor's covers are window washers for a high-rise office tower. In 3, is the second-in-command of Mauser's police academy. She tells Mahoney that she wants to be a cop because: "I like to dress like a man." 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