A plane crashes just after takeoff and the only survivor, the pilot, walks out of the wreckage. He doesn't remember the crash, but 300 passengers and crew are dead. As the investigation goes on people are wanting answers.
The series was satirically re-edited and re-voiced by the Working Dog team (D Generation, Frontline, The Panel) on the (Australian) ABC network with the new title 'Bargearse' referring to the physique of the lead actor, Lucky Grills (credited in Bargearse as 'Tubbs Farquhar'). See more »
Bluey was shown late night on British television. It was still a time when Australian soaps did not populate the daytime schedules. So an Australian cop show in the late 1970s was rather novel where as before you were left with Skippy the Kangaroo as the nearest thing to crime solving.
The show focused on detective 'Bluey' Hills played by Lucky Grills. Bluey smoke, drank and was very fat. He was also used to using brute force on criminals. I reckon the show was inspired in parts by British shows like The Sweeney and also American shows like Cannon.
Bluey was set in Melbourne and he and his team would use unconventional methods to solve cases. It was an enjoyable late night show.
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