This week in Slate, Aisha Harris and Sharan Shetty look at the history of the “good cop, bad cop” routine in popular culture, as well as its popularity (or lack thereof) among actual cops.
After watching a bunch of “good cop, bad cop” clips from the last few decades of movies and TV, we decided it would be fun to see some of our favorites in one place. Hence, “Good Cop, Bad Cop: The Supercut.” Enjoy.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.