The life and adventures of the members of The Armed Robbery Squad. Amid numerous security van robberies, bank robberies and gem heists with a lot of car chases, shouting and guns blazing, ... See full summary »
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The life and adventures of the members of The Armed Robbery Squad. Amid numerous security van robberies, bank robberies and gem heists with a lot of car chases, shouting and guns blazing, the squad members private lives are revealed in slices. From the uxorious D.I. Scott to womanizing D.S. Tate, and the sharp capable D.C.s Harris, Dryden, and Ash, every plot possibility is explored. Written by
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If you're ever lucky enough to see the season of this series that features the divine Simone Lahbib as tough little tomboy cop Lucy McCarthy you will be amazed at the versatility of the actress. It's astonishing that anyone who would've seen her in this action adventure would have thought to cast her as the somewhat prim 'straight'-laced (grin) very feminine Helen Stewart in the series she did after this. The not-to-be-missed "Bad Girls." Though both characters possess her tremendous sense of Authority. And she's even believable, slip of a thing that she is, handling a firearm. Sidenote trivia: the chap who plays her boss here (Grant Masters) most recently played the prime suspect in the first episode of her new gig as Robson Green's partner on "Wire in the Blood"...and an even bigger and delicious inside joke is seeing the wonderfully devious Jack Ellis as Lucy's old boyfriend, for those of you in the know--he is the same wicked actor who played Ms. Lahbib's nemesis, the libidinously evil Jim Fenner on those first 3 glorious seasons of "Bad Girls." It's in retrospect, but seeing what her character does to him here makes up for an awful lot. (Big Grin) Also of note to American fans is the other female lead, Amanda Pays, who did 2 notable u.s. series in the 80s & 90s, "Max Headroom" and "The Flash." But Lahbib has all the best lines...or, at least, delivers them with such panache that she steals every scene she's in.
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