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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses... all of them hopelessly wrong. Written by
I always looked forward to the 2-3 minutes Detectives sketch on the Jasper Carrott show. Somehow I missed all fives series when they came out so I was really keen to watch this. This review is only on the first series since I didn't bother with the other four after that.
Michael Powell and Jasper Carrott are great, but everyone else is really awful. It just reminds me a bit too much of the three films Morecambe and Wise did in 1960s (eg. That Riviera Touch). It's a 3 minutes sketch dragged out to 30 minutes. So there's too much pointless dialogue from minor characters played by random actors. There just isn't enough comic material.
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