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Capt. J. (Jeroboam) Barker-Rynde PI
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Rumbelow
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Dr. Julian Crossley
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Det. Insp. Hook
Moira Redmond ...
Frances Roitman - Clifford's Secretary
Katya Douglas ...
Rita - Green Glades Nurse
David Lodge ...
Richards - Male Nurse
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Burton - Hook's Assistant
Hazel Terry ...
Mrs. Rachel Crossley
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Roger Forrester (as Derrin Nesbitt)
Harry Locke ...
Higgins
Arthur Howard ...
Johnson - Green Glades Desk Clerk
Tristram Jellinek ...
Asst. Clerk
Peter Butterworth ...
Green Glades Barman
Patricia Hayes ...
Lily - Waitress
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Reprobate photographer and part time private investigator (Terry Thomas) is hired by a batty old woman to go undercover into a health farm managed by Eric Sykes, to investigate a suspicious death. Enter Lionel Jeffries as the Scotland yard Inspector aided by his Sergeant (a young Ronnie Barker) Written by Bygadsir

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Rumbelow is seen wearing an Oldham Athletics Club tracksuit - actor Eric Sykes was born in the Lancashire town. See more »

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Rumbelow: We'll start you off with parsnip pulp and carrot juice before gradually working you up to grass salads.
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Delightful British Comedy
20 January 2004 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

Typical silly comedy vehicle for Terry-Thomas/Sykes/Jeffries to show their comedic talents. Even though I last saw it 30+ years ago I still remember it had me in stitches. A shame it is no longer available for viewing either on TV or on VHS/DVD as it was a good example of British comedy in the late 50's early 60's period.


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