Stuart Boyle, who was at school with Jeff, is puzzled by a letter supposedly from his father - who has been dead for some years - asking him to meet him at the Boyle family's department store, which ...
In 1969 the Apollo moon landing is to be televised internationally but at a country fair in England a small boy named Jim meets the 90-year-old Julius Bedford who tells him that,in 1909,as ... See full summary »
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
A series of killings of bank managers has London in a turmoil, all the way up to Parliament. And the killer regularly calls about his handiwork, but only to a street-wise, and usually ... See full summary »
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
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 »
Having just seen the fourth episode of this new series I feel I can now safely say that it's the funniest show I've seen in years! Not being a Reeves & Mortimer fan (until now that is) I've never seen any of their comedy stuff, so I had no idea what to expect when it was announced they were doing a remake of Randall & Hopkirk. I am an avid fan of the original R&H series however and would be first to yell out if I thought they were making a mess of it. But they're not. It's a fantastic updated version of what was a fantastic 'cult' show; it's NOT a remake, more of a homage. It's fantasy, it's fun, and that's the whole point of the show! I can't wait for the second series. Nice one Vic and Bob.
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