The Sweeney (1974–1978)
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Carter is asked by an old flame, Shirley Glass, to try and help her locate her partner Eddie, who has gone missing. Eventually Eddie, a small time crook, is discovered but he is well and ... See full summary »

Director:

Douglas Camfield

Writers:

Peter Hammond (as Peter J. Hammond), Ian Kennedy Martin (creator) (as Ian Kennedy-Martin)

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
John Thaw ... Det. Insp. Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman ... Det. Sgt. George Carter
Garfield Morgan ... Det. Chief Insp. Frank Haskins
Dave King ... Arnold Drake
Geraldine James ... Shirley Glass
Ken Kitson ... Gus Killick
George Harris ... Zak Franklyn
John Alkin John Alkin ... DS Tom Daniels
Bill Armour Bill Armour ... Jamie Murdock (as William Armour)
Anthony Douse Anthony Douse ... Ernie Millan
James Warrior James Warrior ... Taffy
David Ellison ... Vaughton
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Storyline

Carter is asked by an old flame, Shirley Glass, to try and help her locate her partner Eddie, who has gone missing. Eventually Eddie, a small time crook, is discovered but he is well and truly dead. Shirley works as a croupier for the smooth Arnold Drake, whom Regan and Haskins suspect of large scale misdemeanours, and they use Shirley and Carter as bait to trap him. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 1976 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The location used as Ernie Millan's car-lot was the same one that was made famous as Arthur Daley's car-lot in Minder (1979). See more »

Goofs

In the shoot-out scenes, when Zak is running towards the camera and is about to be shot, the sharp outline of the mechanism to fake the gunshot wound can be seen clearly underneath his shirt. See more »

Quotes

Ernie Millan: I'm a respectable motor trader now. They've asked me to join the round table.
Det. Sgt. George Carter: You'd look stupid in armour.
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Soundtracks

Piano Nocturne
Written Marian McPartland
From the album "Piano Cocktail"
Courtesy of KPM Music
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