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COPS: Does TV get any better than this?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by janry, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. spikedavis

    spikedavis New Member

    Nov 23, 2003
    The taser single handled saved the show COPS. They should have just a "taser" special.
  2. dianebrat

    dianebrat Uncontrolled Force

    Jul 6, 2002
    Pretty sure they've had a few taser special episodes actually.
  3. Kamakzie

    Kamakzie Are you serious bro?

    Jan 7, 2004
    I watch this show every Saturday night...
  4. Enrique

    Enrique Active Member

    May 15, 2006
    I love that one were an old guy is under a bridge(in a green van) with a hooker, The officer(Dustin) asks the guy "Does you wife know were you at?" that on always make me lol. :D :cool:
  5. Fish Man

    Fish Man Phish Food

    Mar 4, 2002
    0.7 miles...
    Those episodes are subtitled "Tazed and Confused".

    They've had at least three of them, maybe four or more.

    And what a case for the effectiveness of tazers those episodes are!! :)

    The suspect will be arrogant and cursing and swearing and resisting and fighting and then "ZAP tick-tick-tick-tick...." And the suspect is a cowering glob of jelly on the ground saying, "I'm sorry officer, I'm sorry! I'll cooperate! I won't resist! I'm sorry! Please don't do that again!" :) :up:
  6. Honora

    Honora New Member

    Oct 16, 2006
    I love the show, but I wish there was a way to find out how things turned out.

    Were these people convicted of anything? Did the person who was beaten/shot/stabbed recover? Did the stupid woman let her boyfriend/husband back in the house after he got released from jail? (There was one show where this sweet little girl asked the female cop if she could go home with her. She knew her mom would take him back even if he was beating her and taking all their money for drugs.)

    And I remember one where the perp got cuffed pretty quietly, but when he was put in the car he started bashing his head against the partition. Then they had to drag him out and hogtie him for his own safety. I wondered if this jerk tried to claim police brutality later. (Of course his lawyer would have taken one look at the tape and said, "Shut up, you're taking the plea bargain.")

    Does anyone know if there is a place to find out?
  7. d-dub

    d-dub Jami's Gameboy

    Mar 8, 2005
    Montgomery, IL
    My favorite:

    Bad guy, tazed for the 4th time for struggling with officers: "AUUUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!! Stop doing that, it HURTS!!!"

    :D :up:
  8. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN

    I understand police officers have often expressed the same sentiment especially when they are new. They bust somebody and never know the final outcome. They break up a domestic fight and never know what happened.

    They just go to the scene, do what they have to, fill out the paper work and move on to the new case. Sometimes they have to appear in court but probably not very often.

    I doubt the show chops the story off for that reason, but it just happens to work out that way. It gives a little more appreciation for their job.
  9. tase2

    tase2 Shy Guy

    Sep 26, 2004
    Wallingford, CT
    I only saw a follow-up one time. It was with a suicidal teen with a drug situation. He was not arrested for whatever reason (I can't remember). After the segment they put a graphic stating that that teen did in fact commit suicide shortly thereafter. Sad :(
  10. Gregor

    Gregor Active Member

    Feb 18, 2002
    My favorite is the "Ho Ho Ho" Christmas special :)
  11. rhuntington3

    rhuntington3 Howdy! TCF Club

    May 1, 2001
    Plano, TX
    I like to watch shows from Houston or Dallas and try to spot where they are in the city.
  12. tomjul629

    tomjul629 New Member

    Feb 22, 2002
    North of Boston
    I work for a PD outside of Boston and several episodes were taped here in the 90's. One of the episodes included an arestee being shot on camera. Still the only taped shoting on Cops. Before my time on the Dept. but the guys all enjoyed them tagging along and would like to have them return.
  13. dianebrat

    dianebrat Uncontrolled Force

    Jul 6, 2002

    They've been doing a few shoots in Lowell this year (I have to assume they've been filmed in the last year or so)

    Not quite as impressive as when they were in Boston, I still see those in the repeats, but I was surprised to see the location tag as "Lowell" this year

  14. murgatroyd

    murgatroyd Don't stop believin'

    Jan 5, 2002
    Berkeley CA
    I prefer E-Force .

    You got your wrongdoers, you got your LEOs -- and sometimes -- you got hurricanes. And gators. :D

  15. Fish Man

    Fish Man Phish Food

    Mar 4, 2002
    0.7 miles...
    My nephew's wife's brother (kind of far removed, I know) is a camera man for COPS.

    According to my nephew's wife, her brother really loves his job! Sounds to me like it would be a blast!

    He works mostly in Florida. I've noticed that over the past 4 or 5 seasons a high percentage of the segments are from various parts of Florida.
  16. cpalma

    cpalma New Member

    Sep 28, 2003
    I don't watch Cops. Haven't in years. However, I was flipping the other week and saw the one from "Lowell". I, of course, had to stop and gawk because it was my neck of the woods.
  17. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    I loved episode this week when they busted a guy for stealing copper wire. The perp was wearing a C.O.P.S. t-shirt.

  18. MrGreg

    MrGreg New Member

    May 2, 2003
    I've been watching a lot more COPS since the strike. I wonder if their ratings have gone up.
  19. nataylor

    nataylor Curiously Strong TCF Club

    Apr 26, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Loved the first episode on Saturday where the cop was chasing a guy off-road, got stuck, and started a brush fire that destroyed his cruiser.

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