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List of the best 21 Jump Street episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. 21 Jump Street was a police/crime drama series which aired on Fox from 1987-1991. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top 21 Jump Street episodes of all time are.

Fans of 21 Jump Street are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. List features episodes like Shirts and Skins, and Things We Said Today. What is the best 21 Jump Street episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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A Big Disease with a Little Na... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Feb 07 1988
Dorothy an old girlfriend of Penhall's, who walked out on him two years ago, returns and decides to move in with him. Hanson gets assigned to protect a student with AIDS who is being made to ...more

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26 6
I'm OK- You Need Work is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Feb 21 1988
Hanson becomes trapped in a private drug clinic where he had himself placed in order to investigate claims of patient abuse made by a kid he once busted on drug charges.

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24 5
Pilot (2) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Apr 12 1987
Hanson gets assigned to the Jump Street unit, a special division of the police force which uses young cops to go undercover and stop juvenile crime, when his youthful appearance causes him to be ...more

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19 6
My Future's So Bright, I Gotta... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
May 03 1987
Hanson and Penhall infiltrate an exclusive preppie clique to investigate a prank that left a girl dead.

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16 4
Gotta Finish the Riff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
May 17 1987
Jenko is killed by a drunk driver and is replaced by Captain Fuller who has his hands full dealing with a vengeful gang leader whom has taken his principal and several others hostage, including ...more

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13 3
Pilot (1) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Apr 12 1987
Hanson gets assigned to the Jump Street unit, a special division of the police force which uses young cops to go undercover and stop juvenile crime, when his youthful appearance causes him to be ...more

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15 5
Besieged (2) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Oct 04 1987
Hanson and Hoffs go undercover in order to put a crack ring out of business. Penhall, working on the same case, returns to squad car and becomes convinced that his new partner killed a drug

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14 5
Besieged (1) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Sep 27 1987
Hanson and Hoffs go undercover in order to put a crack ring out of business. Penhall, working on the same case, returns to squad car and becomes convinced that his new partner killed a drug

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12 4
Best Years of Your Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
May 01 1988
The suicide of a popular student, whom Hanson and Penhall had arrested the night before, leaves his family, fellow students and Hanson in a state of depression and forces Penhall to relive ...more

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12 4
Fun with Animals is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Nov 06 1988
Hanson is assigned Booker as his new partner and the two don't hit it off as Booker's racist attitudes lead Hanson to believe that Booker raped a black student.

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11 4
Mean Streets and Pastel Houses is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Jun 28 1987
Hanson goes undercover as a punk rocker in an effort to stop a feud between two rival gangs from turning into a war.

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13 6
La Bizca is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Feb 26 1990
Penhall ends up taking his nephew back to America after he and Hanson travel to El Salvador in order to find Penhall's wife, whom they learn was killed in the fighting.

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14 7
Don't Pet the Teacher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Apr 26 1987
A woman with car trouble whom Hanson helps out and makes a date with turns out to be a teacher who has been getting threatening messages and whose class he has been assigned to undercover.

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8 2
Don't Stretch the Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Nov 01 1987
Racial violence threatens to break out at an integrated school when word leaks out that a white student got a black student pregnant.

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10 4
Mike's P.O.V. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Nov 20 1989
Hanson and Penhall investigate the murder of a high school teacher's wife and discover that the teacher hired one of his students to kill her.

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11 5
Blackout is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Jun 18 1990
Hoffs, Hanson and Penhall find themselves at the mercy of a defiant gang when all of them become trapped inside a school with out power.

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9 4
How I Saved the Senator is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
May 07 1990
The Jump Street cops each relate a different version (with the teller as the hero of a film from their favorite genre), to a reporter investigating the foiled attempt to kill a senator.

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7 2
Crossfire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Mar 30 1991
Hoffs is charged in a civil suit for a man she has arrested for solicitation. At court, she has to confront the man and his representative, her boyfriend's vindictive ex-wife.

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8 4
Blu Flu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Jan 29 1989
Everyone in the Jump Street unit gets blue flu when the police force goes on strike forcing Captain Fuller to team up with a rookie cadet.

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4 0
You Oughta be in Prison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 2 Episode 9: Officer Hanson is kidnapped endangering his life, and that of a Hollywood heartthrob he was sent to protect.

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Last Chance High is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 4 Episode 21: While undercover as the McQuaid Brothers at a continuation school to investigate a series of robberies, Hanson and Penhall encounter a 15-year-old girl hiding her baby sister.

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Champagne High is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 2 Episode 17: Hanson and Penhall pose as the battling McQuaid brothers to infiltrate a gang of students being bussed from the wrong side of the tracks.

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Swallowed Alive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 3 Episode 9: Hanson, Penhall, Booker and Ioki pose as inmates in juvenile lock-up in order to learn how heroin is entering the facility.

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3 1
High High is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 3 Episode 16: When drug-dealing gets out of hand at a prestigious performing arts school, the Jump Street undercover team must join the act

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Woolly Bullies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 21 Jump Street Episodes
Season 3 Episode 11: While trying to infiltrate a high school computer club, Penhall is picked on by a bully which prompts stories from each of the cops who were all terrorized by a bully at some time in their lives.