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My Partner the Ghost 

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (original title)
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »

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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are partners in a detective/security firm. When Marty is killed, he returns as a ghost to help his old partner solve cases.

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 Jeff Randall (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
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 Marty Hopkirk (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
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 Jeannie Hopkirk (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, but Marty is soon back--as a ghost--to help solve his own murder. While he's doing it, he misses his chance to go to heaven, thanks to an ancient curse that states: "Before the sun shall rise, each ghost unto his grave must go. Cursed be the ghost who dares to stay and face the awful light of day." So Marty is stuck on Earth, as a white-suited spirit whom only Jeff can see, continuing their partnership and keeping (jealous) tabs on his wife/widow, Jean. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Irish comedian Dave Allen turned down the role of Jeff Randall. See more »

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In most of the shows with stunt and fight scenes, the stunt doubles are obvious to spot and never resemble the people they're doubling. See more »

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Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #30.8 (2005) See more »

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Brilliant show
23 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a fantastic piece of 1960's British TV. It is such a unique show, with the premise being a couple of private detectives on adventures every week, with the one snag that one of them is in fact dead, and only appears as a ghost to his ex-colleague. The show is made additionally watchable for male viewers as it stars the gorgeous Annette Andre (now i know why Benny Hill proposed to her!) Just a brilliant show allround, I wish it was video!


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