The Professionals: Season 3, Episode 2

Backtrack (3 Nov. 1979)

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Cat burglar Sammy Layden gets in way out of his depth when he stumbles upon a smuggling ring connected to the Arab Embassy, for which he pays with his life. Bodie and Doyle become burglars,... See full summary »

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Episode complete credited cast:
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Liz Fraser ...
Margery Harper
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Sergeant Garbett
John Bennett ...
Inspector Truitt
Brian Gwaspari ...
Pulman
Brian McDermott ...
Miller
Stacy Davies ...
Sammy Blaydon
Michael Halphie ...
Gunman 1
Charlie Price ...
Gunman 2
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Sniper
Luke Hanson ...
Alf
Rudi Patterson ...
Herbie
Antony Scott ...
Kabil Kammahmi
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Cat burglar Sammy Layden gets in way out of his depth when he stumbles upon a smuggling ring connected to the Arab Embassy, for which he pays with his life. Bodie and Doyle become burglars, 'backtracking' on Sammy's movements to discover exactly what he found that was so deadly, whilst Doyle has to cope with the attentions of Marge Harper. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Filming for this episode was delayed by several months because Lewis Collins (Bodie) was injured in a parachuting accident. See more »

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During his phone call, Cowley is only told that the burglar is called "Sammy Blaydon" by Inspector Truitt, yet when he makes a call for further information immediately afterwards, he somehow knows Sammy's middle name. See more »

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