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Underclassman Woof! 2005 (PG-13)

Venice beach bike cop, Tre (Cannon), gets assigned to prep school to investigate a murder. Sounds like it might have promise, but nope. Even the juxtaposition of Tre—the only African American on the starkly white prep school campus—falls flat amidst cheap jokes and predictably cliched circumstances. Poor Cheech Marin, who plays Tre's boss, adds another thankless role to his resume. Why Tre, a troublefinding high school dropout, is a cop in the first place, is beyond logic. 95m/ C DVD . US Nick Cannon, Shawn Ashmore, Roselyn Sanchez, Kelly Hu, Ian Gomez, Hugh Bonneville, Richard “Cheech” Marin, Mary Pat Gleason, Angelo Spizzirri, Kaylee DeFer; D: Marcos Siega; W: David T. Wagner, Brent Goldberg; C: David Hennings; M: BT (Brian Transeau).