Police Squad!



Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual sight gags, wordplay and non sequiturs. While a parody of many television shows and movies, it bore a particular resemblance to the Lee Marvin cop show, M Squad and the late 1960s series Felony Squad. Although cancelled after only six episodes, the show spawned the successful Naked Gun film series. TV Guide ranked it #7 on their 2013 list of 60 shows that were "Cancelled Too Soon".

  1. Jerry Zucker


  2. David Zucker


  3. Jim Abrahams


Series Cast

  1. Leslie Nielsen

    Leslie Nielsen

    Lt. Frank Drebin

    6 Episodes

  2. Alan North

    Alan North

    Captain Ed Hocken

    6 Episodes

  3. Peter Lupus

    Peter Lupus

    Officer Norberg, Norberg

    6 Episodes

  4. Ed Williams

    Ed Williams

    Ted Olson

    6 Episodes

  5. William Duell

    William Duell

    Johnny the Snitch, Johnny

    6 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Police Squad!

Season 1

1982 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Police Squad! premiered on March 4, 1982.

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Status Canceled


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  • TV-PG


    This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m, 25m



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