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(1977–1978)

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Graham Williams set up the series but never got to produce it because the BBC decided to make him producer of Doctor Who (1963) instead and move Philip Hinchcliffe off Doctor Who (1963) and on to Target.
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The series garnered significant criticism for its levels of violence. According to producer Philip Hinchcliffe, the BBC's Director of Programmes, Alasdair Milne, didn't like the series either, which accounted for its cancellation.
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All seventeen episodes exist on 16mm color film in the BBC archives.
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The series was the BBC's first attempt to produce an action series on film instead of videotape with filmed inserts.
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The series was the BBC's attempt to rival ITV's popular action series The Sweeney (1975).
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