Here Are all the Bad Boys Easter Eggs in LA's Finest

TVGuide.com | 5/13/2019 | Keisha Hatchett
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Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba continue Will Smith and Martin Lawrence's iconic Bad Boys movie franchise with L.A's Finest, a refreshing and fun TV series that never forgets where it came from. Uprooting the story from Miami to the City of Angels, the show centers on detectives Sydney Barrett and Nancy McKenna, who couldn't be more opposite in their approach to taking down L.A.'s worst criminals. Infused with the same high-octane action sequences and edgy humor emblematic of Michael Bay's big-screen films, the show tells a new story with a familiar approach — and numerous callouts to what came before.

In honor of this latest installment, we've compiled a list of those fun Bad Boys Easter eggs. Did you catch them all?

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Anyone familiar with the Bad Boys franchise recognizes Syd Barrett as Marcus' strong-willed younger sister, first introduced in Bad Boys II. Back then, she was just a newbie undercover agent working her first big case, which happened to overlap with her brother's, causing a bit of a family conflict. It all worked out in the end, and Syd has since moved onto bigger and better things on the West Coast.

Dramas - Shootouts - Convenience - Store - Nothing

When it comes to cop dramas, shootouts in the convenience store are nothing new, but this scene contains a specific reference to the first Bad Boys film. Syd's request for a pack of Tropical Fruit Bubblicious and Nancy's ask for Skittles when the action dies down is an exact reenactment of a memorable moment from the original film. The reference is a bit dated since that gum isn't as popular as it was in 1995 when Bad Boys debuted, but it's still a sweet nod to the franchise.

It's hard to ignore Nancy and Syd's banter with detectives Ben Walker (Zach Gilford) and Ben Baines...
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