Breakaway (1980– )

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Much as detective inspector Sam Harvey would like to retire to devote himself full-time to his hobby of writing children's books, he has to solve a couple of intricate and baffling murder cases first.

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Series cast summary:
 Detective Inspector Sam Harvey (12 episodes, 1980)
 Scott Douglas (6 episodes, 1980)
Angela Browne ...
 Margaret Randall (6 episodes, 1980)
 Dr. Tucker (6 episodes, 1980)
 Becky Royce (6 episodes, 1980)
John Lee ...
 Norman Harris (6 episodes, 1980)
Paul Shelley ...
 Peter Bradford (6 episodes, 1980)
Michael Culver ...
 Ernest Clifford (5 episodes, 1980)
Derek Farr ...
 Walter Randall (5 episodes, 1980)
Glyn Houston ...
 C.S. Bert Sinclair (5 episodes, 1980)
Hilary Ryan ...
 Jill Foster (5 episodes, 1980)


Detective inspector Sam Harvey, better known to the general public as the author of the latest best-seller for ages 3 and up, 'Breakfast at the Zoo,' would like nothing better than to retire so he can devote himself full-time to penning the riveting sequels 'Lunch at the Zoo' and 'Dinner at the Zoo.' However, he has to solve a couple of complicated murder cases first. Plot twists and red herrings abound in this intricate thriller series, and corpses turn up with distressing regularity before the culprits are finally collared. Written by Anonymous

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Mystery | Thriller





Release Date:

11 January 1980 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Auf eigene Faust - Eine Familienangelegenheit  »

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