Cheese it, Lefty! It’s Police Pope!

July 17, 2008

police-pope-crop-140.jpgOkay guys, this action show concept is a guaranteed hit, so help me brainstorm it.

It’s called “Police Pope!” See, this guy used to be a cop, and when he becomes the Pope he still misses police work. So they call him in on tough cases. You know, he’s out on that little balcony a lot, and when they need help they flash a signal. He puts on his cop hat, and he’s off!

We need fast-paced theme music played on a church organ. Are you with me? And he’s got to have a catch phrase. I know, when he’s onto something, he says “Bingo!” Is that too subtle?

Now, in the first episode, they show him a crime suspect and say, “We need a confession,” and he just winks and smiles knowingly. Is that great, or what!

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police-pope-360.jpgPope Benedict XVI wears a police cap as he meets a former Australian police officer at the Kenthurst Study Center, in Sydney, July 16, 2008. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano/Pool

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Just watch: as soon as he gets back to Rome he’s going to install flashing red lights and a siren on the Popemobile.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Hahahahahaha! Another great blog! So what would what else could said show be titled? Let’s see ‘Pope Cop’? ‘Cop Pope’? ‘The Pop’? ‘The Cope’? Um… Maybe I’ll just leave this in your capable hands…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Monty Python already invented the Church Police (what’s all this then, amen). But now apparently it’s the *Catholic* Church Police.

Posted by David Flater | Report as abusive

I just heard that William Petersen is leaving “CSI” and being replaced by another male actor. The Pope should take that job – His Holiness fighting crime in Sin City…

Posted by Krista | Report as abusive

Dear Pope,
Wearing this cap, is a great responsibility. Do you fulfil your current obligations honestly????

Posted by Bobby | Report as abusive

These things are the things people love, the Pope being friendly to everybody. Same thing happened in Rome, when -there are lots of Spanish people followers- with another part of the uniform of Spanish Civil Guard. People, generally speaking love these images. They are a kind of getting closer to the Pope.

Posted by armstrongfl | Report as abusive

Great idea. Be sure (in cop mode) he stops to help the occasional kitten or give a kid a Tootsie Roll.
Don’t think “Bingo” is quite right though. Hhhhmmmmmmh…..

Posted by Dori Matsen | Report as abusive

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