Today Leslie Easterbrook celebrates her 67th birthday so I thought it´s time to re - post her part from my post about bikini hardbody Janet Jones Gretzky and the POLICE ACADEMY movies for which Leslie is best known especially her sexy appearance in POLICE ACADEMY 4 - CITIZENS ON PATROL where she emerged with a wet t - shirt from a swimming pool .
Aside from Leslie Easterbrook you may recognize Janet Jones Gretzky from the POLICE ACADEMY movies and she is one of the many the unsung heroines that transform many otherwise unwatchable b - movies into bearable entertainment. So the post was my chance to give them props.
And it was also a possibility for me to talk about the POLICE ACADEMY movie franchise and a whole lot of other stuff that came to mind. Now that I´m almost about to finish the post I am tempted to call it MOVIE CULT SIREN JANET JONES - AND OTHER STUFF LIKE WET T - SHIRTS, PLAYMATES AND POLICE ACADEMY but that´s just too long. Janet is of course best known for appearing in POLICE ACADEMY 5 - ASSIGNMENT MIAMI BEACH in a stunning white swimsuit presenting her best assets and she´s one of the reasons people still watch the movie. Or at least wait for the parts with her in them to be over before zapping to something else.
Nowadays nobody really watches the complete movies anymore because thanks to a seemingly neverending number of sequels Hollywood has managed to completely ruin the franchise. Not only with the movies but also with POLICE ACADEMY - THE ANIMATED SERIES of which I saw an episode or two and which thankfully has been wiped from my memory.
And I also can´t talk about POLICE ACADEMY without mentioning the comic series by MARVEL that either only lasted for six issues or was a six issue miniseries to begin with. Since it was a big movie franchise comic ( well, obviously according to somebody´s standard ) it was also published in Germany but as usual the covers were buried under a lot of lettering.
I never read an issue and probably have an higher IQ because of that. Coming back to the movie series of POLICE ACADEMY I remember seeing the first one in the movie theater and coming out pretty overwhelmed because at that time it was really a novel concept. And I still think the first part holds up pretty well. Not that it´s the big cinematographic gem.
But it´s funny and entertaining if you haven´t seen the gags repeated in the other sequels. It sure launched a few careers since it brought Steve Guttenberg a big career boost and gave Bubba Smith and Michael Winslow their big break. Although I have to confess I´m not sure what Michael Winslow is doing right now. I know he did some really bad german movies starring Thomas Gottschalk, written by Thomas Gottschalk ( who else would cast Thomas Gottschalk in a movie who didn´t owe him a favor ? ) but also better stuff like SPACEBALLS and ROBOT CHICKEN. Now Steve Guttenberg was pretty big in the 1980s and 1990s but to the current generation he´s probably best known for playing corrupt town mayor Woody Goodman on VERONICA MARS with the lovely Kristen Bell in the lead role of plucky successor to Nancy Drew, Veronica Mars. I guess I just appeared on all search engines because I mentioned Kristen Bell. Speaking about VERONICA MARS, Charisma Carpenter also has a part on the show who is best known for playing Cordelia on BUFFY and later on ANGEL.
Besides VERONICA MARS Charisma Carpenter was also in episode 11 of season 5 of BURN NOTICE where she showed that she still has it.
In Germany only the first three seasons of Burn Notice have come out on DVD and right now I´m halfway through season 2. I´m not sure if I should wait any longer to see if they will do the rest someday or just get them through imports. Now that I´m invested I want to know how it plays out and there is even a spin off with Bruce Campbell´s character Sam. In any case Charisma´s funbags alone are worth the price of admission. Daimn !
Which brings us to Enrico Colantoni, who plays ex - sheriff / ex - private eye / new sheriff Keith Mars and he also was on an episode of BONES which is the new series of David Boreananz who plays FBI agent Seely Booth and who also played Angel first on BUFFY and then on ANGEL. He also had a pretty big role on PERSON OF INTEREST. And let´s not forget Kim Catrall - who later on had more SEX AND THE CITY - also appeared in the first POLICE ACADEMY movie. Like I said, it was a pretty good movie but with each sequel the quality has gotten worse and worse and the only good parts were the ones with hot sexbombs like Leslie Easterbrook who plays megabusty police officer Debbi " Double D " Callahan and who is one of the few reasons why anybody can suffer through these pieces.
Leslie Easterbrook´s secondbest clip is in POLICE ACADEMY 5 when she´s on the plane and two boys stare at her cleavage thinking her fast asleep. If you pay attention you see how she first yells at them. But then when they try to check her out again you can see her flashing a proud grin and pushing her boobs up a bit so they can get a good eyeful of her melons.
Which shows what a sense of humor Callahan has and that despite everything she´s still proud of her quite distracting breasts .
She probably got that from Leslie Easterbrook, the voluptuous actress who portrays Callahan and appears in most of the POLICE ACADEMY movies, who seems like the kind of actress I’d love to have lunch with. She knows exactly what kind of movies she’s in, and plays the part with a vicious commitment unseen in most comedies of this ilk. She’s perfectly o.k. with being objectified and in interviews seems amused and tickled at some of the things she’s had to do. Pragmatic, flirty, professional and practical, Easterbrook is one of the stars of the POLICE ACADEMY series and may well be one of the women who most influenced my fixation on confident women with big breasts that kick ass like Power Girl.
In the old comics artist Wally Wood kept making Power Girl´s breasts bigger and bigger to see how far he could take it. Or at least that´s the urban legend. Fact is that the artists after him drew her with normal proportions .... or what is considered normal for superheroines. Till Bart Sears took over the character and buffed her up and returned her to her signature breast size - at least for up until the whole NEW 52 fiasko. For me Bart Sear´s version is still the definite version of Power Girl.
When I started to read american comics the DC universe was brand new thanks to the CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS fallout and I grabbed all the series I didn´t know which included the two fisted combo of JUSTICE LEAGUE by Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire and JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE also by Giffen and Matteis, art by Bart Sears and inks by Pablo Marcos whom I knew from his work on DEFENDERS. I don´t know if it was fate but the very first issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE I got was issue 4 in which Power Girl, Flash and Animal Man share a hotel room as they go to Bialya on an undercover mission. I re - read the issue a few times and I always wondered if these more human - and more horny in the case of Flash - heroes didn´t spend the waiting time in a more adult way.
What can I say ? I was doing my military service in Munich at that time which meant I had a lot of free time on my hands, a room for myself, a vivid imagination and there were practically no women around save those I saw on tv or in comics. So naturally the idea of Animal Man using some kind of pheromones for a threeway with Power Girl piqued my interest.
I mean it must have been around the same time when I read Bart Sear´s version of Power Girl in the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE and when I saw Monique Sluyter´s Marilyn Monroe impersonation on TUTTI FRUTTI.
I have already done it in my post about ITALIAN SOCCER MOM SIMONA VENTURA but for the benefit of new readers who might have missed this I should probably explain what TUTTI FRUTTI was. There was a show called COLPO GROSSO from Italy with some dancers dressed as certain fruits who would dance to a special song and when the last refrain said " chin chin " they popped their tops and the candidates had to bet ( before they opened their tops ) if they had stickers of fruits on their breasts or not.
If they had fruits - or rather stickers with fruits - on them the candidates would win points and if they had enough of them they could get the women who presented the european nations to strip. Who could get the most women the most naked was the winner and the points they would score were called country points or Länderpunkte, a word that has become a household expression in Germany. It´s not unusual to hear german tv viewers say : Well, we´re not going to see any Länderpunkte in this movie. Anyway, the show was done to promote the Ecu, the new currency for a United Europe ( no, that really didn´t work out that well )
but the important part was getting to see girls strip. Although the men always couldn´t remember which girl represented which country and so often the hottest looking girls never got their turn. This one was my favorite.
The show was adapted by various countries and it was called AY QUE CALOR in Spain and TUTTI FRUTTI in Germany. In Germany it was the show nobody watched ( or admitted watching ) but everybody saw.
When it was first shown in the 80s I was doing my military service in Munich and in my room there was cable tv - unlike at home. So every Sunday afternoon I took the ICE to Munich, bought some american comics at the station, went to the
barracks, showered, shaved and watched TUTTI FRUTTI before going to sleep. And I always made sure to catch the beginning, I didn´t want to miss the big breasted hottie from the intro.
Boy, she was something else. I had some happy dreams back then.
Back to Leslie Easterbrook and her role as Callahan ( named after Clint Eastwood´s famous character Harry Callahan in DIRTY HARRY ) while she DID play the hot blonde she wasn´t the stupid bimbo. And to think that originally they wanted her character to be older and have a beard.
I had an audition and at that point Callahan was described as a 45 year old female Wayne Newton with a moustache. I was younger than 45, was blonde and had no moustache. So I had visions of, “ Well if they like me for this I may have to grow one ! ” And I think that may be the wrong hormone. So I looked at this material and it was very tough, it was a scene that’s not in the movie — very tough, mean, authoritative scene — and I had just finished doing Rhonda on Laverne and Shirley, and now here was this character who could control the world. She could beat up the guys, intimidate them with one look. I knew I had to become tough. I didn’t have the script, just the scene. I didn’t really know if I could play a tough guy. And I went up the stairs and you know, I didn’t dress real sexy, but I put on a tight shirt. And I did this silly scene and everyone stood up at the end of it, going," Oh it’s okay, stop, stop ! ” And I thought, my gosh, maybe that was a little over the top. I left there and thought I really loved playing that character because it was so far outside of my package of ammunition, so to speak, as an actor. I got a call three weeks later saying that they’re considering me for this and I thought, " Well, wonderful! This is really great! I’d love to play it. ” About a week later they sent me the script just to see if I would read it and if they decided to choose me, and I read this script and I literally cracked up, I just thought it was the funniest script I’d ever read. I just wanted to be a part of that. I gotta tell ya, I’ve been happy like that, but I don’t remember having that same feeling of elation, and I was just simply cast for that part from an audition, and the rest is history.
Leslie´s Callahan was kind of empowering for women, she was strong, intelligent, kick - ass tough as nails, independent and secure in her sexuality. Physically she was superior to most men who came across as rather stupid and one - minded most often suffering - or inflicting upon others - heavy injury while being distracted by her centerfold curves.
Like in the scene where this poor guy almost chokes to death because the beefcake who is supposed to be spotting him is checking her out instead.
He´s like totally transfixed by sexbomb Callahan spreading her legs wide open again and again and is probably thinking about what a world class breeding mare like her could do with a horny stud in his sexual prime.
Callahan was the hunter and all others were the prey. Another movie that´s still sort of known and didn´t fall into obscurity only due to Leslie Easterbrook´s participation in it is PRIVATE RESORT in which Leslie already showed her big talents. Easterbrook first became famous as Rhonda Lee, the Marilyn - Monroe - like neighbor of Laverne & Shirley.
Among the television shows in which Leslie has appeared are FANTASY ISLAND, LOVE BOAT, MURDER SHE WROTE, HANGIN WITH MR COOPER, THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, MATLOCK, HUNTER, and BAYWATCH. Soap opera fans will remember her as Devlin Kowalski from RYAN´S HOPE. She also did voice work for the SUPERMAN and BATMAN animated series.
Her vocal talents led to her being chosen to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XVII and has landed her starring roles in musicals; she also recorded a song for the soundtrack of POLICE ACADEMY - MISSION TO MOSCOW. As an NRA member and accomplished sports shooter, she put together a video, REAL BEGINNER´S GUIDE TO THE SHOTGUN SPORTS, and has served on the board of directors of the California Rifle & Pistol Association. Leslie serves on the board of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and supports a number of children's charities.
In 2005, Leslie replaced Karen Black in Rob Zombie's THE DEVIL´S REJECTS, the sequel to the 2003 horror movie HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES.
Leslie's intense portrayal proved her to be an excellent actress and the definitive Mother Firefly as a result she has been dubbed " Unrecognised horror queen. " Leslie was given the part of Mother Firefly after Karen Black demanded a higher salary, but Leslie Easterbrook took the part and made it her own, giving the performance a disturbing edge that Karen Black lacked. In 2007, she played security guard Patty Frost in Rob Zombie's remake of HALLOWEEN and in 2008, she played as Betty in the thriller / horror film HOUSE. And before we close the chapter on Leslie Easterbrook for good there have been some requests for an animated GIF from this scene from POLICE ACADEMY 3 - BACK IN TRAINING :
Once again, time to wrap things up since I have been writing waay too long on this post already. But as usual here are the shownotes with the websites without making this post would have been pretty difficult :
an overview of the police academy series ( by Whitney Seiboldt )
cartoons that never should have been - police academy
leslie easterbrooks on the afflicted, rob zombie and police academy
leslie easterbrook wiki / leslie easterbrook imdb / janet jones imdb
john kenneth muirs review of dirty harry
dirty harry review on actionmoviefreak / dirty harry novels on bear alley
Well, the post was a bit all over the place but the next one will be more straightlined and about comics. Or not. Who knows with this blog. And I also hope nobody´s head exploded from erotic sensory overload by all the pictures of hot babes and if you still haven´t got enough you can click here for more Becky Mullen and here for the full part with Janet Jones .
We start the part you have all been waiting for - the all new video section - with a video from FAMILY FEUD and a female candidate that has a very unique way of distracting her opponent. I´m posting this mainly for my readers outside of America since all the others have already seen this.
It was not easy finding this out but her name is Carly Christine Carrigan ( can you believe that nobody bothered to put her name in the description or in the comments ? that´s why I guess everybody in America knows her and has seen this. it IS from a prime time tv show after all ) and the best part is when the host ask her about her nickname presuming it´s Triple C and she just says " Double D. " and gives him a good dose of her bouncing action. You don´t need a lot of money to make good entertainment.
The title of the video is somewhat misleading as it´s really a list of the Top 5 Ralph Bakshi movies and not adult in the sense of what you can find in animes these days. I found three videos with a list of adult movies but this is the only one that has some nudity besides violence and mature themes because FRITZ THE CAT is on the list as is LORD OF THE RINGS.
As I wanted to include a music video and was thinking about the ones I could not include in my normal comic posts but as usual I couldn´t remember any of the music videos that were only shown on Mtv after midnight. So instead here is one involving a hot bikini babe by Citizen Lars Dietrich. I´m not sure if anybody outside of Germany has seen this.
Our next video involves bikinis, wet t - shirts AND female boxing. Around the time when the famous BIKINI OPEN shows aired in Germany in the 1980s there were two videos I rented a few times : FOXY OIL WRESTLING and FOXY BOXING. I couldn´t find anything on the first one but I did find a video of the full show which was apparently made from an old vhs tape so please excuse the bad quality. I´m not sure if it´s the same video we had in Germany but I DO remember this aggressive bigbreasted ballbreaker.
She is in the last fight which gets out of hand and turns into a topless match but if you don´t want to see that stop the video at 58 minutes.
And we end this post with another wet t - shirt babe or better yet THE ultimate bikini babe Kimberly McCartney from a wet t - shirt competition in 1990 that - I think - was filmed by the same company that shot the BIKINI OPEN videos. When those videos were shown on german sports tv she was in my top five but I´d say if I did a ranking Today she would be my number one right behind blow up doll Mercedes. She´s soo hot !!!
Last year I posted the video of Kimberly McCartney so I´m not going to re - post it Today. And since I still haven´t gotten around to do a post about my Top Ten bikini babes and the BIKINI OPEN ( which might have to be done in various parts as I have learned through this post - too many GIFs are murder on the upload time ) here is the video of the Bikini Open 3.
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