Podcast: POLICE ACADEMY is Surprisingly Progressive

A woman in police uniform holding onto handcuffs.
A pink and black button with a picture of a car

Police Academy (1984) was both a product and ahead of its time.

In our podcast ’80s Movies: A Guide to What’s Wrong with Your Parents, film authorities Tara McNamara, Gen X, and Riley Roberts, Gen Z, examine the ensemble comedy through the modern lens to identify how it actually overcomes stereotypes while still falling into the same old traps when it comes to portraying women. 

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