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.
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