The Sweeney: Season 1, Episode 8

Cover Story (20 Feb. 1975)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Comedy | Crime
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It's unclear whether a beautiful crime reporter is involved with a criminal gang or just a catspaw.

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Garfield Morgan ...
Prunella Gee ...
Sandy Williams
Bernadette Milnes ...
Maureen Whittle
Michael McStay ...
Eric - Nightclub Manager
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Justin
Mike Savage ...
Ward
James Marcus ...
Myles
Thali Kouri ...
The Maid (as Thalia Kouri)
Los Gitanos ...
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Unimpressed by the writings of crime journalist Sandy Williams, Regan assumes that it is a man and is pleasantly surprised when Sandy turns out to be an attractive and intelligent young woman. There is even romance in the air between them. However, she may or may not be implicated in criminal goings-on and needs to be followed. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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20 February 1975 (UK)  »

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When Regan and Carter are searching through the rubbish tip, a very brief shot is shown of an Evening Standard newspaper headline "Peer's Nanny is Murdered in Belgravia". This is a chance reference to the notorious case of Lord Lucan who disappeared on 7 November 1974 - presumably a few days before the scene was filmed - and has never been seen since then. See more »

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[Jack has taken Sandy Williams out for dinner, supposedly to question her]
Det. Sgt. George Carter: How was last night?
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Well, from a legal point of view, we both committed a breach of the peace, were drunk and disorderly, used offensive language to three pedestrians, littered the Queen's highway to the extent of one empty champagne bottle and damaged a dustbin while reversing to park. From a human point of view,
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: [cockney accent] we 'ad a bloody good night, Your Worship.
Det. Sgt. George Carter: Find out a lot about her?
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: [smirking] Yeah!
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