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Cops, Non-fiction TV, 1989-2014 IMDB

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stampede1975 US

2008-05-20 05:25

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Would you have any clips from the older episodes.

I remember there was one episode from 1994 Las Vegas when the officers have siezed a guy's brand new Mustang GT convertible cause he used his vehicle in a drug sting.

IRT_BMT_IND CA

2008-05-20 07:27

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stampede1975 wrote Would you have any clips from the older episodes.

I remember there was one episode from 1994 Las Vegas when the officers have siezed a guy's brand new Mustang GT convertible cause he used his vehicle in a drug sting.

I only have episodes 25-31 of season 20 (I downloaded them on Bittorrent).

ford_guy US

2009-01-26 19:45

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I don't see the logic in that veeble fetzer, they're the main cars in the show. What can happen is that they can be grouped together based on year range so that there won't be so many Crown Vic pages on the show. But I really don't see your logic given how prominent they are in the show.

Skywatcher68 US

2009-01-26 22:34

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Neptune wrote Most of the time they run like hell … :D and its funny to watch (sometimes)

Morons trying to use some compact I-4 to outrun a V-8 police package are amusing.

ford_guy US

2009-07-01 04:15

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I added six captures I have from season one and identified them as such by adding the abbreviation "S1" since I don't know the episode numbers.

IRT_BMT_IND CA

2009-07-03 06:28

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ford_guy wrote I added six captures I have from season one and identified them as such by adding the abbreviation "S1" since I don't know the episode numbers.

IIRC, the "proper" way would be use an "xx" for the episode number (01.xx)

-- Last edit: 2009-07-03 06:30:05

ford_guy US

2009-07-06 02:41

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Thanks, I changed them ;)

CRAFT372 US

2009-10-06 22:54

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I love this show

Neon IT

2010-08-01 14:33

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@ Owlman: are you sure that your pictures are in the correct series? For what I know this series is filmed in the US, but yor picture seems from a movie filmed in Russia...

Gag Halfrunt UK

2010-08-01 14:44

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Cops is a documentary series, so maybe there's an episode about police work in Russia. Or maybe there's a Russian franchise version.

-- Last edit: 2010-08-01 14:46:30

owlman US

2010-08-01 17:06

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COPS has done a few episodes overseas. Those captures were from two episodes filmed in Russia. There was also an episode I once saw filmed in Hong Kong, and I think they did at least one in the UK.
Sorry for the confusion :)

Neon IT

2010-08-01 17:13

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Don't worry, in this case it's all ok ;)

cko US

2010-08-01 21:18

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I LOVE THIS SHOW.2 reasons:1,I get to see cities Ill probably never get around to visiting, and 2,the early episodes have TONS of old and often rare cars.
There was an old episode from San Diego where a lady was getting arrested for drugs.She was driving a Datsun B210 and at the beginning you can see my favorite-a Gremlin-passing by in the background.There was also one from Colorado where a guy was filling a Grem up at a gas pump in the background.
I used to see an episode all the time from southern California where a river was flooded, and an idiot attempted to cross in a an ultra-rare late-70s Buick Opel.

owlman US

2010-08-02 01:39

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cko wrote There was an old episode from San Diego where a lady was getting arrested for drugs.She was driving a Datsun B210 and at the beginning you can see my favorite-a Gremlin-passing by in the background.

lol, I was JUST watching that episode. But I didn't notice a Gremlin. Was it prominently visible?

cko US

2010-08-02 06:50

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No, it was driving by in the background. Not prominent enough. Those old episodes, especially from Western regions, feature some extremely rare or unusual cars though.
Id love to see if anyone can locate and post the episode from either philadelphia or Pittsburgh where the cops were chasing a stolen Dodge Colt!
The episode I think they show the most is from Cleveland, where they chase a stolen Nissan Sentra,which gets completely totalled.

owlman US

2010-08-03 07:49

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Does anyone know of an authoritative episode guide for COPS? Many webpages I find have conflicting or missing information. I'd like to upload more episodes (there are 10+ random episodes a week shown here on local tv) but without a proper list I don't know what to do.

owlman US

2010-08-03 08:13

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Adding one of two London special episodes, #3.37 <---(confirm episode number, some sites say 3.39)
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Royal family members in '91...
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With Polish pres Lech Wałęsa:
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-- Last edit: 2010-08-03 08:23:13 (ford_guy)

Audi9car US

2011-12-29 04:28

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I don't see the Plymouth Gran Fury, which was very prominent in the first season.

cko US

2013-01-05 05:38

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I love this show.Its cool seeing rare and unusual cars parked in the background of the old episodes, especially in areas those cars are now very rare (like seeing all the 70s cars in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh). I imagine it will be difficult to add entries because it might be hard to get episode numbers, and there will be a disproportionate number of similar police cars.
I'd love to see it added to.what kind of criteria should be used on what cars to include and what kind of compromises in terms of similar police cruisers?

Ford_Guy US

2013-01-05 05:46

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Similar cars, especially the police cruisers, would be relegated to one single page. There's no need for multiple Chevrolet Caprice or Ford Crown Victoria pages. To be honest, I once tried adding episodes for this show but I decided against it. Too much work. There's simply too much to add.

cko US

2013-01-05 06:55

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If I can find out how to capture screen shots I'd get pictures of cars that play a notable role in the segment (cars used in drug busts, prostitution stings, etc)but I wouldnt know the episode number.

cko US

2013-01-07 00:10

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1L1APOGhLI

I don't know the episode number.
Driver flees from the police after a traffic stop. He's in a Nissan Altima,which plays a significant role in the segment.

Sandie SX

2013-01-07 00:17

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Looking at the pic of the Camaro, as a first measure, crop it down so that it is just the raw image (none of the white background) also select hide annotations on the YouTube video (it's the first option on the left beneath the video viewing pane) and select large player or full screen viewing (so that the images are not too small). If you use the large player be sure to resize down to say 640px wide.

-- Last edit: 2013-01-07 00:17:32

cko US

2013-01-07 01:58

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Sandie, thanks. I'm still figuring out how to use some of the features.I'll try it again.

G-MANN UK

2013-07-30 20:50

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Some of these 1 [*] cars should probably be deleted, like this one /vehicle_174710-Plymouth-Voyager-1996.html because of the kind of show this is.

G-MANN UK

2013-09-29 20:55

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Davez621, I know you're new here, but out of the 3 vehicles you've submitted, 2 of them are just random parked cars and in a reality-type program like this we want to try and avoid that and stick to vehicles that are either used or connected to what's happening. Because if someone tried to list parked/passing by cars in all the episodes of COPS, there would be thousands of them. But the Harley looks like it might be OK to list ;)

Davez621 AU

2013-10-21 01:14

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It seems we have a very large gap here - there are no cars at all from seasons 4 thru 19. Is anyone going to add these?

Ford_Guy US

2013-11-02 06:44

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I doubt it. It's a difficult show to do, both for the reasons that G-MANN stated and there would be no fair way to organize all of the police cars. I'd say the best thing to do is to just add the "action" vehicles or the rarer police vehicles.

Davez621 AU

2013-11-20 10:01

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I still think it's very sad that this show has been going since 1989, yet there is not *one* 1991-1996 Chevy Caprice on this page at all. :cry: That car must have appeared in hundreds of episodes.

-- Last edit: 2013-11-21 11:48:01

Davez621 AU

2013-11-24 12:41

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Woah, 1997 Crown Vic still being used in 2013 in Stockton CA:

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16 years old!! Incredible. I'm guessing they never film using these old cars because it would be too embarrassing to let viewers see that they're still in use!

-- Last edit: 2013-11-24 12:42:07

Skid US

2013-11-24 14:37

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My local department still has several of those pre-'98 Crown Vics, and a Dodge van from the mid-'80s. If they work, they work. :D

ElSaxo IT

2013-11-24 18:11

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Davez621 wrote Woah, 1997 Crown Vic still being used in 2013 in Stockton CA:

16 years old!! Incredible. I'm guessing they never film using these old cars because it would be too embarrassing to let viewers see that they're still in use!

Stockton municipality wasn't in bankruptcy last year? Perhaps this is all what they can afford... :lol:

Also, what is the problem with giving old vehicles to police? I don't known crime rate there, but sometimes a new car can be worse than the previous one (e.g. the Alfa 159 was criticized, in comparison with the Fiat Marea...)

ingo DE

2013-11-24 18:22

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Still ruled by the Polizei Düsseldorf: Link to "www.lokalkompass.de"
and by the Polizei Neumünster: http://files.bos-fahrzeuge.info/vehicles/photos/a/8/0/0/99608-large.jpg

Yes, they have official police-registrations. But of course they weren't used for the patrol service. Outside the patrol service several police-units in Germany still used vehicles from the 80ies and 90ies, for example /vehicle_271022-Kassbohrer-Setra-S-215-HD-1983.html

Davez621 AU

2013-11-25 11:35

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Skid wrote My local department still has several of those pre-'98 Crown Vics, and a Dodge van from the mid-'80s. If they work, they work. :D


The last time I saw a pre-98 used in an episode was in season 18, 8 years ago.

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