The BEST episodes of 21 Jump Street

Every episode of 21 Jump Street ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 21 Jump Street!

21 Jump Street revolved around a group of young cops who would use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and young adults.

Last Updated: 1/6/2023Network:FOX
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8.17
6 votes

#1 - 2245

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/5/1990

Hanson tries to convince a juvenile inmate on death row to appear in a film intended to keep his peers out of prison.

Directors: Kim Manners
Watch Now:Amazon
Parental Guidance Suggested
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8.14
7 votes

#2 - Parental Guidance Suggested

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/4/1989

While observing a family suspected of operating a burglary ring, Hoffs begins to suspect that a boy is being abused.

Watch Now:Amazon
Pilot (2)
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8.05
79 votes

#3 - Pilot (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/1987

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 underestimated while on patrol. His first case involves catching drug dealers.

Directors: Kim Manners
Mike's P.O.V.
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8.00
6 votes

#4 - Mike's P.O.V.

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/20/1989

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.

Directors: Jorge Montesi
Writer: John Truby
Watch Now:Amazon
Equal Protection
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8.00
5 votes

#5 - Equal Protection

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/5/1991

After discovering that some white officers are responsible for beating and harassing black teenagers, Hoffs, with Fuller's help, try to convict them.

Directors: Brad Turner
Writer: Jeff Myrow
Watch Now:Amazon
After School Special
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7.86
14 votes

#6 - After School Special

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/1987

Hanson is unable to keep his mind on the investigation of a shooting of a teacher at an inner city school when he learns that his mother is moving in with her boyfriend.

Directors: David Jackson
Watch Now:Amazon
Awomp-Bomp-Aloobomb, Aloop Bamboom
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7.80
5 votes

#7 - Awomp-Bomp-Aloobomb, Aloop Bamboom

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/19/1990

Hanson and Penhall find a way to get out of the cold while remaining on the job as they trail a suspected bomber to Florida during spring break.

Directors: Jorge Montesi
Pilot (1)
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7.80
103 votes

#8 - Pilot (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/12/1987

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 underestimated while on patrol. His first case involves catching drug dealers.

Directors: Kim Manners
Just Say No! High
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7.75
4 votes

#9 - Just Say No! High

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/10/1990

Hoffs is suspended from the force when while working undercover in high school she is forced to take a mandatory drug test and the results come back positive.

Directors: Randy Bradshaw
Watch Now:Amazon
Loc'd Out (1)
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7.73
11 votes

#10 - Loc'd Out (1)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/14/1989

Hanson finds himself on the wrong side of the law after he decides to seek revenge on members of a street gang who shot and seriously wounded Ioki.

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My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
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7.69
29 votes

#11 - My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/1987

Hanson and Penhall infiltrate an exclusive preppie clique to investigate a prank that left a girl dead.

Directors: Gary Winter
Writer: Bill Nuss
Watch Now:Amazon
Hell Week
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7.67
15 votes

#12 - Hell Week

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/18/1988

Hanson and Ioki must endure hell week as fraternity pledges in order to gain the confidence and get evidence on a gang rape which occurred at a frat party.

Directors: Jonathan Wacks
Writer: Bill Nuss
Watch Now:Amazon
Swallowed Alive
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7.67
12 votes

#13 - Swallowed Alive

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/5/1989

Hanson becomes an inmate in a juvenile detention hall in order to investigate the murder of one of the inmates.

Directors: James A. Contner
Watch Now:Amazon
Poison
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7.63
8 votes

#14 - Poison

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/3/1990

Doug falls for a narcotics officer with questionable tactics and a possible drug problem herself.

Directors: Don McBrearty
Writer: Ann Donahue
Watch Now:Amazon
Blackout
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7.57
7 votes

#15 - Blackout

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 6/18/1990

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.

Directors: Tucker Gates
Watch Now:Amazon
God is a Bullet
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7.56
9 votes

#16 - God is a Bullet

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1989

The Jump Street team intervenes when a tough new principal goes too far in his attempts to clean up a drug and crime infested inner city school.

Directors: Jefferson Kibbee
Writer: John Truby
Watch Now:Amazon
Out of Control
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7.50
8 votes

#17 - Out of Control

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/6/1989

Penhall and Ioki become rent a cops while Hanson becomes a member of a clique of thrill seeking kids who break into houses to annoy the rent a cops.

Watch Now:Amazon
Research and Destroy
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7.50
8 votes

#18 - Research and Destroy

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/8/1990

The Jump Street Cops are sent to investigate a college chemistry lab where it is suspected that new designer drugs are being manufactured.

Directors: Jefferson Kibbee
Writer: Gary Rosen
Watch Now:Amazon
Everyday is Christmas
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7.50
6 votes

#19 - Everyday is Christmas

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/21/1990

After botching an assignment, Penhall is transferred to a different precinct where he learns the cops routinely accept bribes and finds himself the subject of a Jump Street investigation.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Girl Next Door
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7.50
6 votes

#20 - The Girl Next Door

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/1/1990

While investigating the hit and run murder of a high school football star, McCann becomes involved with a cheerleader who has AIDS.

Directors: Brenton Spencer
Watch Now:Amazon
Number One with A Bullet
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7.50
4 votes

#21 - Number One with A Bullet

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/15/1990

Doug is seriously wounded while on a case and while the doctors try to save his life he enters limbo where the people he meets there cause him to reconsider his choice of career.

Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writer: Ann Donahue
Watch Now:Amazon
Baby Blues
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7.50
6 votes

#22 - Baby Blues

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/21/1991

Joey feels responsible for a baby girl he is taking care in a experimental program and try to find her drug addicted mother.

Directors: Zale Dalen
Watch Now:Amazon
Wasted
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7.50
4 votes

#23 - Wasted

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/6/1991

Mac goes undercover as a football player when a high school football star dies from an unexplained heart attack.

Directors: Brenton Spencer
Watch Now:Amazon
Bad Day at BlackBurn
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7.50
4 votes

#24 - Bad Day at BlackBurn

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/13/1991

Fuller, Hoffs and Mac go undercover to investigate a gang of high school extortionists operating in a high school.

Directors: Brenton Spencer
Watch Now:Amazon
Homegirls
star
7.50
4 votes

#25 - Homegirls

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/20/1991

After seeing a teenager being murdered, Hoffs infiltrates the girl's street gang to find out who killed her.

Directors: Brad Turner
Writer: Jeff Myrow
Watch Now:Amazon

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