Langley Productions

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Logo descriptions by yomoneyboat and WizardDuck
Logo captures by Eric S. and Pygmalion X
Video captures courtesy of sailorclose, JohnnyL80, and Pepsi9072

Background: Langley Productions was initially established as "Barbour/Langley Productions", named after Malcolm Barbour and John Langley, the creators of Cops. In 1994, Barbour retired from producing Cops. As of 1996, it's now known as its current name.

Barbour/Langley Productions

1st Logo
(March 11, 1989-December 12, 1992)

Nicknames: "The Cops Logo I", "The Pink Logo"

Logo: Over a black background, the text "BARBOUR", in pink, flies from the right of the screen, with "LANGLEY" doing the same thing from the left. They both criss-cross and land on opposite sides, and a white slash draws itself between them. "PRODUCTIONS, INC." appears below, in pink.

Variant: On some episodes of Cops, this logo would have a copyright notice.

FX/SFX: The flying text.

Music/Sounds: A dramatic 8-note synth tune that begins with 4 descending notes, followed by a 5th done on synth strings when the words land, followed by 3 more ascending notes.

Availability: Rare. Can be seen on 1989-1992 episodes of Cops.

Editor's Note: Those who may have seen reruns from this era may be caught off guard seeing this logo for the first time. The high contrast colors might cause migraines as well.

2nd Logo
(August 15, 1992-September 18, 1999)

Nicknames: "The Cops Logo II", "The Silver Logo"

Logo: Almost the same as before, except everything is silver and in 3D, and occurs at a faster rate. Also, there is no "INC." at the end, and the text is in Univers font.

FX/SFX: Same as the last logo.

Music/Sounds: A southern guitar riff. For the first two years of this logo's usage, the previous logo's theme was used, which was sometimes shortened.

Availability: Uncommon. Appears on pre-1999 episodes of Cops. A still version of the logo may appear on Spike airings on Cops.

Editor's Note
The guitar stinger used in this logo is said to be memorable. Same as the previous logo for the one with the previous logo's music, but the colors are darker than the previous one.

Langley Productions

1st Logo
(1996-November 23, 2008)

Nicknames: "The Cops Logo III", "Jumbled Letters"

Logo: On a black screen, the letters in "LANGLEY" fly into place, scattered about. The word "PRODUCTIONS" then flips up, and the logo shines.

Variant: Starting in late 2005, a variant was seen in which the appearance of the letters were cut.

FX/SFX: The letters flying in and shining; simple animation.

Music/Sounds: Same as the second variant of the second logo.

Music/Sounds Variant: On Street Patrol, a different guitar theme is used, which is sometimes abridged.

Availability: Common. Appears on Cops episodes from the era, as well as Jail and Street Patrol.

Editor's Note: Same as the 2nd Barbour/Langley Productions logo.

2nd Logo
(September 7, 2008-June 3 2018)

Nickname: "The Cops Logo IV", "The Langley Flash"

Logo: On a black background, we see a blue flash. This causes the words "LANGLEY PRODUCTIONS" to appear, in an Avenir font this time. Plus, "P R O D U C T I O N S" is in spaced-out letters.

FX/SFX: The flash.

: The abridged music variant from the previous logo, but the generic Fox jingle plays over episodes that aired on Fox until 2013.

Availability: No longer current. Was seen on post-season 21 episodes of Cops and was used together with the previous logo for a very brief time. It can also be seen on Jail.

Editor's Note: Not as remembered as the previous logos.

3rd Logo
(June 4, 2018-)
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Logo: On a black background, we see the same logo, but they flip and zoom out in the center, and they are in 3D and metallic colored.

FX/SFX: The logo zooming out.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Brand new. It can be seen on season 31 of Cops.

Editor's Note: Same as before.