Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken works his way up from odd-job man to private investigator while Harry runs two hotels, a ballroom, a country club and finally a security firm. Over the years they are assisted by Doreen Evans, Rocky Cassidy, Debbie Yates, Margaret Daly, Laura Marsh and Alex Wilton. Written by
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Despite his tough-guy image when playing Ken Boon, Michael Elphick
was scared of riding Boon's motorbike. "I find bikes much too dangerous. It's Boon who rides them, not me. I don't drive a car either, for the same reason, really." See more
Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #2.7