Michael Murray (Robert Lindsay) is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson (Michael Palin) is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of... See full summary »
Carter, who used to be a policeman, now works as a private investigator. Then suddenly he disappears. His wife searches for clues in his office, but the only thing she finds is... another ... See full summary »
Guy Fuddle (Ade Edmondson) lives with his grandmother (Jennifer Saunders). He has four sisters(Saunders) who were sent away from home as small children. Grandmother is now ill and she wants... See full summary »
Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative... See full summary »
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
I think this was a great show, but then I really love that era of British TV. The mis-match pairing of the disgraced, bent ex-copper Ronald King (played by Derek Martin - Charlie Slater from Eastenders) and the hard done by, and entirely too honest David Castle (played by none other than Nigel Planer - Neil from The Young Ones) works very well and is reminiscent of Arthur and Terry of old. Ducking and diving in and around London, these two hold the story lines and scripts together very well and it all makes for great entertainment. As always, these things can look a bit dated as time passes, but the fans of this era will find this a lot of fun. The hard part will be finding it on VHS or even harder still, on DVD.
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