Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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Sir Roger Moore gained twenty pounds over the course of the series' production, which he attributed to the use of real champagne during shooting. See more »

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Lucy: No-one's here!
Lord Brett Sinclair: Quiet as the proverbial - why are we whispering? Daniel! He's got a... shotgun.
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The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

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Referenced in Cherif: À coeur ouvert (2015) See more »

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Seventies magic
4 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Known in Germany as "Die Zwei" - The Two this continues to be a favorite with frequent reruns. Everyone grown up during the seventies remembers and loves the show. It is said that the success was mainly due to a loose translation. Moore and Curtis would talk in a language that was unknown at the time with lots of puns and jokes. (It died out with the seventies.) But from a purely visual point of view with great scenery and also because of the music score this was a great one and the mostly silly and foreseeable plots are easily forgiven. It seemed that the beauty in every other episode was synchronized by the same actor who did Paula from Daktari the jungle show. That annoyed me a lot as a kid. But even that I find fascinating now.


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