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 Frank Ross (6 episodes, 1978)
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 Chris Cottle (5 episodes, 1978)
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 Ralph Veneker (5 episodes, 1978)
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 Rimmer (4 episodes, 1978)
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 McGrath (3 episodes, 1978)
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 John Pavey (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Eddie Archer (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Hallam (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Eve Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Pretty Billy Binns (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Paul Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Cimmie Vincent (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Des (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Rhys Upcott (2 episodes, 1978)
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As Good As I Remembered!
21 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Frank Ross is OUT!... and he wants revenge on whoever grassed to put him inside for eight years. This is the story of how he goes about this while rebuilding his relationships and keeping out of the clutches of the police who would be very happy to find a reason to send him back!

I had a memory of seeing this when it was originally shown in the 1970's, and I wasn't disappointed this time. Trevor Preston is one of the best writers for police and underworld drama from this time (Callan, The Sweeney) and since, and this is his personal masterpiece mini-series. The series comprises six fifty-minute episodes as now available on DVD without the original commercial breaks.

Television drama certainly hasn't moved on from this.


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