The lives and cases of the members the Australian, Sydney based, New South Wales Police Rescue Squad.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Sgt. Steve 'Mickey' McClintock 62 episodes, 1989-1996
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 Yiannis Angelopoulos 61 episodes, 1991-1996
John Clayton ...
 Inspector Bill Adams 61 episodes, 1989-1996
Doug Scroope ...
 Const. Percy 'Ptomaine' Warren 40 episodes, 1989-1993
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 Const. Kathy Orland 39 episodes, 1992-1995
Belinda Cotterill ...
 Sharyn Elliott 35 episodes, 1992-1996
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 Sr. Sgt. Kevin 'Nipper' Harris 29 episodes, 1992-1995
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The lives and cases of the members the Australian, Sydney based, New South Wales Police Rescue Squad.

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There are no slow days. No easy jobs. Every time the phone rings, it's a new emergency! See more »

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Police Rescue - Gefährlicher Einsatz  »

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Quotes

Brian Morley: You're the real hero, aren't you?
Georgia Rattray: Rescue doesn't work that way. If you want to be a hero, join Special Operationa and shoot somebody.
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Referenced in Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.7 (2009) See more »

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Great show
1 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

ABC have been re-running this at 1pm every Thursday. It's been great as I've had the last 3 weeks off because of HSC. I used to enjoy this show back in 1992, when I was about 10 or so, and I tuned in today hoping that it was as good as I remembered. I was right. This show is brilliant; every episode is like a miniature movie, the entire standard is incredibly high. DON'T watch the movie though, it's been made to sell the show to overseas markets and stuff, and its nowhere near as good as the TV series. All up, this is as close as you're gonna get to a perfect TV show (except the last series... it's more of an epilogue than a series)!


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