Cheap comedy and a not so funny sequal
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol is the fourth comedy film in the Police Academy series. It was released in 1987.
A group of Police Academy graduates are sent to train a group of newly recruited civilian officers. The original Police Academy cast reprise their roles in the film. Capt. Harris, not seen since the first installment, returns as the film's nemesis. In Police Academy 2 and 3, Capt. Mauser (played by Art Metrano) filled that role, but Metrano was severely injured in a fall after filming number 3, and asked to be replaced for the remainder of the series.
This film also stars a young David Spade, as well as a brief cameo from pro skateboarder Tony Hawk.
Commandant Eric Lassard (George Gaynes) decides that the police force is overworked and understaffed, so he comes up with the idea of recruiting civilian volunteers to work side-by-side with his officers in a program called "Citizens On Patrol" (COP). Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) and his friends Moses Hightower (Bubba...