The Professionals (TV Series 1977–1983) Poster



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Followed by 

CI5: The New Professionals (1998) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Referenced in 

Gladiators: Heat 1 (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John Sachs.
Room 101: Episode #3.7 (1997) (TV Episode)
Theme tune is played as an item is sent into Room 101.
Jedna ruka netleská (2003)
Music cue
The Thick of It: Episode #1.2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Malcolm makes a joke mentioning Bodie and Doyle.
The IT Crowd: Yesterday's Jam (2006) (TV Episode)
Denholm thinks that the A-Team are "Bodie, Doyle, Tiger and the jewellery man." Bodie and Doyle were The Professionals.
The Cult of...: Bergerac (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Dennis Spooner: Wanna Write a Television Series? (2009) (Video)
Features on list of Dennis Spooner's credits used as a backdrop.
Doc Martin: The Wrong Goodbye (2009) (TV Episode)
"Bodie and Doyle" is one of the famous partnerships that PC Penhale compares Doc Martin and himself to.
Ashes to Ashes: Episode #3.8 (2010) (TV Episode)
Chris hums the theme tune
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Mark Franks vs Paul Hayes: Auction (2010) (TV Episode)
Mark and Paul do a parody of the show's opening credits.
Too Much TV: Episode #1.25 (2016) (TV Episode)
Included in a list of Larry Lamb's TV credits, sung by Aled Jones. Title card shown on-screen.

Featured in 

The Car's the Star: Ford Capri (1997) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Capri 4 Me (2003) (TV Movie)
many excerpts shown
TV Burp: Episode #6.7 (2007) (TV Episode)
Scene featured in 1970s-style "TV Burp"
The Unforgettable Gordon Jackson (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 15 in the Countdown
The Sound of ITV: The Nation's Favourite Theme Tunes (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 12 in the Countdown
70s: The Best of Bad TV (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
The Cars That Made Britain Great: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown

Spoofed in 

The Comic Strip Presents...: The Bullshitters: Roll out the Gunbarrel (1984) (TV Episode)
characters of Bonehead and Foyle spoof Bodie and Doyle
Bad Taste (1987)
"The boys" (Ozzy and Frank) are a Doyle and Bodie parody complete with Ford Capri.
On the Waterfront: Episode #3.7 (1989) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as the Unprofessionals
The Comic Strip Presents...: Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown (1993) (TV Episode)
characters of Bonehead and Foyle spoof Bodie and Doyle

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