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Sharpe's Regiment (1996)

Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as... See full summary »

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Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front that could jeopardize the Wellington's war. Written by layle

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Die Scharfschützen - Das verschollene Bataillon  »

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Differences from the original novel:
  • Isabella (Ramona in the TV movies) accompanies Sharpe and Harper to England, along with Lieutenant Harry Price and Captain Peter d'Alembord


  • A young prostitute warns Sharpe about his impending assassins while in St. Giles Rookery


  • The cadet fatigues are light blue with grey trousers instead of all white


  • Sergeant Lynch beats Charlie Weller's dog to death instead of shooting it.


  • Colonel Girdwood and his cronies pursue Harper in the dark of the night


  • Jane Gibbons meets with Sharpe before the presentation in front of the Prince Regent


  • Sharpe is directly arrested after interrupting the presentation


  • The enmity between Sharpe and Girdwood is slightly expanded near the end


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In 'Regiment' we see the French Eagle that was taken by Sharpe in an earlier episode called 'Eagle'. The one in 'Regiment' paraded before the Prince Regent has remnants of a French Tricolour on the staff, but go to the episode of 'Eagle' when the Eagle is taken by Sharpe, there is no sign of the Flag - it is totally bare. See more »

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Marriott: They treat us like animals! We're not animals, we're men!
Major Richard Sharpe: We're not. We're soldiers now.
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Among my favorites of the series
7 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best episodes of a brilliant series of films. It's a brief departure from the usual battle hackenslash of the other films and instead shows another side to Sharpe's personality, including his terrible intuition when it comes to the pathetic and deceptively fragile Jane.

But Sharpe isn't the main highlight of this installment. For me, the head attraction is Harper, played by the impressive and easy-on-the-eyes Daragh O'Malley. His revenge on a brutal sargeant with the simple words, "God Save Ireland" is a moment to be cherished and rewatched over and over. Just delicious.

There are few TV movies that I simply adore, and the Sharpe series is right at the top. It was a grand discovery.


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