Johnny Depp is popular for his roles in movies. There are a number of characters in cinema, like Jack Sparrow, who is synonymous with his name. And he has also won a number of awards for the same, But not many know him for his appearance on television. Johnny Depp has played a few roles and special appearances in a lot of television shows. Here are a few popular TV shows you never knew Johnny Depp was in.
21 Jump Street had Johnny Depp in it
This is the series that made Johnny Depp a teen idol. He played the role of Officer Tom Hanson for four seasons and then withdrew his contract. The show paid him $45,000 per episode. The series was an American police procedure television series. It aired from 1987 to 1991 and Depp was a part of the show from 1987 to 1990. Johnny left the show because he found the popularity irritating. Johnny Depp grew quite popular through the series and it helped his career grow. This series can be said to be the reason behind Depp’s successful acting career.
Lady Blue had a Johhny Depp Guest Appearance
Johnny Depp appeared in the episode Beasts of Prey in the show, Lady Blue. It was one of his early roles in 1985. He appeared as Lionel Viland in the show. He played the younger brother of a criminal who would assault and kill several girls, with his help. Lady Blue is hunting for them. Lady Blue is based on an American detective and is based on Katy Mahoney, who has violent methods of handling cases. It was an action-adventure show that aired from 1985 to 1986. The show has faced a lot of controversies as the watchdog organizations were against them.
Puffins has Johnny Depp as a voice actor
It is an animated series, a spin-off of Arctic Dogs. Johnny Depp plays the lead role in the series, Johnny Puff. The show is based on five puffins, Johnny Puff, Tic, Tac, Didi, and Pi. And they work for Wily Walrus. It aired in 2020 on Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime Video. The second season of Puffins, Puffins Impossible will be coming out soon, with Depp reprising the role. The show is based on Gender Equality and environmentalism. It has 250 episodes of 5 minutes each. Depp even received the Serbian Gold Medal of Merit from the President.
Family Guy had Johnny Depp in one episode
Johhny Depp reprised his role from the movie Edward Scissorhands in the family Guy show. He voiced the animated version of his famous character in the episode Lois Comes Out of Her Shell in 2012. The movie came out in 1990 and reprised the role in season 11 of the animated show. The episode was about Lois adopting a younger lifestyle and this conflicts Peter. She leaves Peter and goes partying with younger girls. The episode had many stars like Justin Beiber. In the episode, even Peter is forced to dress up as Justin Beiber.
SpongeBob SquarePants had Johnny Depp’s voice too
Johnny Depp played the character of Jack Kahuna Laguna in the episode SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One. Jack Kahuna Laguna is the king of surfing. It was a special episode as it was the tenth anniversary of the show. This cameo happened in 2009. In the episode, SpongeBob and his friends watch JKL from his small hut on the beach with the longest surfboard. The blond and buff JKL stands as everyone praises him. He, then, goes and surfs on a really huge wave. With dolphins swimming alongside him. He is an arrogant character and comes tells SpongeBob that it was his first lesson after showing off his skills.