Randall and Hopkirk are detective partners with a difference - one of them is a ghost!
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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are partners in a detective/security firm. When Marty is killed, he returns as a ghost to help his old partner solve cases.

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Vic Reeves ...
 Marty Hopkirk (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Jeff Randall (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Jeannie (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Bulstrode / ... (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Prof. Wyvern (10 episodes, 2000-2001)
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A remake of the 1969 Britcom. Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are partners in a detective/security firm. When Marty is killed in a car accident, he returns as a ghost to help his old partner solves cases. Only Randall can see his dead partner, though Marty is able to move objects through supernatural means. Written by Mike Konczewski

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18 March 2000 (UK)  »

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Mon ami le fantôme  »

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Many of the close ups of Jeff's hands during the series were performed by writer/producer/directer Charlie Higson, because Bob Mortimer's badly bitten fingernails were deemed unscreenworthy. According to Charlie Higson, 'Bob's hands are not that attractive. Mine, however, are quite gorgeous.' See more »

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Remake of My Partner the Ghost (1969) See more »

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Zero Zero
Written by Dylan Keeton, Gerard Starkie, John Langley, Julian Pransky-Poole, Ray Chan
Performed by Witness
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Great Effort For British Sci-Fi/Fantasy
22 April 2000 | by (Colchester) – See all my reviews

Right i'll be the first to admit that this new version of R&H is not the best series ever (compared to the original i don't know having never seen it) but i think it is a great attempt to show that British-made Sci-Fi/Fantasy can have a place in prime-time saturday night viewing. It's enjoyable simply for the fun in spotting the vast numbers of famous TV and film faces (about 10 different actors each episode), such as the entire cast of the Fast Show and League of Gentlemen. Having now seen the entire first season (with the announcement that a second season has been commissioned) taking the production as a whole the program is superior to most home-made British series. The one criticism would be the acts of Vic and Bob themselves, which it is unclear as to whether they are 'under-acting' on purpose?? However having been a fan of their work for a long time this seems likely taken their sense of humour!! The o


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