The adventures of the International Space Police Force, led by Nathan Spring. The Star Cops are made up of officers from all over the world, including Aussie Pal Lenzy, Russian Alexander, ... See full summary »
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 Nathan Spring / ... (9 episodes, 1987)
Erick Ray Evans ...
 David Theroux (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Colin Devis (8 episodes, 1987)
Linda Newton ...
 Pal Kenzy (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Alexander Krivenko (6 episodes, 1987)
Sayo Inaba ...
 Anna Shoun (4 episodes, 1987)
Gennie Nevinson ...
 Lee Jones (2 episodes, 1987)
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The adventures of the International Space Police Force, led by Nathan Spring. The Star Cops are made up of officers from all over the world, including Aussie Pal Lenzy, Russian Alexander, Japanese Anna, and American David. Despite the premise, the Star Cops didn't do battle with extraterrestrial invaders; instead, they investigated thefts, sabotage, and kidnappings. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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There was supposed to be another episode, Death on the Moon, written by Philip Martin, which was never made due to industrial action at the BBC. See more »

Quotes

Nathan Spring: My country right or wrong, eh?
Commander Griffin: There are worse philosophies.
Nathan Spring: Yes. Most of them begin with that.
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Connections

Featured in TV's Believe It or Not (2008) See more »

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It Won't Be Easy
Written and Performed by Justin Hayward
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rebuttal - it is not that bad
30 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, it is a bit dated (the USSR still around). And the effects are not terrific - but for what I am sure was a minimal budget, not bad, in fact if what I've seen was basically the pilot, pretty decent. Especially for 1986-7 TV. Come to that, the movie *Outland* with Sean Connery in 1981 is the only one I've seen to outdo *2001*, made in 1968 (they at least knew that you cannot see into a shadow without a light - that is still being done wrong in 2005)! And it is a cop show, not a science fiction show.

So if you're expecting a space opera, forget it.

But if you like cop shows, this is pretty darn good - at least episode one, which is all I've seen so far. And as a computer programmer since 1965, I know whence the lead character's skepticism comes - Hello son!


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