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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
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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