Dick Turpin: Season 1, Episode 3

The Champion (20 Jan. 1979)

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Turpin intends to find some rest in the little village of Mudbury, but Swiftnick starts bragging about Dick's skills as a prizefighter. An unsuspecting Dick soon finds himself facing the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Richard O'Sullivan ...
Michael Deeks ...
Don Henderson ...
Tom Bracewell
John Grillo ...
Nightingale
Robert Russell ...
Hogg
Gerry Cowper ...
Lucy (as Geraldine Cowper)
Nicholas McCardle ...
Pollard
Roy Evans ...
Fellowes
Ron Welling ...
Gilbey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Dean ...
Tim Cook
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Turpin intends to find some rest in the little village of Mudbury, but Swiftnick starts bragging about Dick's skills as a prizefighter. An unsuspecting Dick soon finds himself facing the bully Hogg, the accomplice of bible thumping tax collector Father Nightingale. Dick decides to call a favor from an old friend, Tom "The Bristol Butcher" Bracewell, but he disappears shortly before the fight. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Nightingale: Upon thou belly shalt thou go and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy live.
Dick Turpin: That's Genesis, isn't it?
Nightingale: Aye, Genesis.
Dick Turpin: And you know what comes after Genesis? Exodus. Go on!
[indicates Nightingale should leave]
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