The Tiger Brigades (1974–1983)
"Les brigades du Tigre" (original title)

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Jean-Claude Bouillon ...
 Commissaire Paul Valentin / ... (36 episodes, 1974-1983)
Jean-Paul Tribout ...
 L'inspecteur Pujol (36 episodes, 1974-1983)
Pierre Maguelon ...
 L'inspecteur Terrasson (36 episodes, 1974-1983)
François Maistre ...
 Faivre, le patron (24 episodes, 1974-1978)
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21 December 1974 (France)  »

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Mit Rose und Revolver  »

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When "Les nouvelles Brigades du Tigres" ended in 1982, the show run again one year later under the title "Les années folles". See more »

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Remade as The Tiger Brigades (2006) See more »

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La dame Duplantin
Sung by Marion Game
Music by Claude Bolling
Lyrics by Franck Gérald
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Very good French series
11 September 2001 | by (Paris, Fr) – See all my reviews

The charm of this series comes from the earl 20th century atmosphere. It's quite a change when you're used to those contemporary series in big cities with the usual sets for most scenes. In paved streets, with all those men wearing a mustache and a hat or a cap, cars are not a commonplace nuisance but simply curiosities.

The screenplays focus on true cases by the time the French police were beginning to have cars - the first Mobile Squad aka the Tiger Brigades as Clemenceau, Home Secretary by then, was named "The Tiger" for being untractable on any political issue. The prolog/epilogue voice-over helps to settle this atmosphere and the three officers easily become congenial while practicing French boxing (savate) in white underwear (look like Alex and some gentle droogs), tailing a suspect or being summoned to their irritated patron's office.

It's always a pleasure to hear Pierre Maguelon with his singing Provence accent call his superior "Valentin!" and to watch a slow-paced car chase after the engines have been cranked. To put it in a nutshell, an original idea with charming old-fashioned images and some humor.


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