Carter's school-teacher wife Alison is deliberately killed by a hit and run driver whilst posting his football pools. Alison had actually borrowed a coat from Judy, the French mistress, who... See full summary »

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Cast

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Garfield Morgan ...
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Alan Fowler
Sheila Ruskin ...
Judy Grinden
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Reg Crofts
Stephanie Turner ...
Margaret Whiting ...
Fladge
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Mr. Penketh
James Snell ...
Johnny Moxom
Liz Smith ...
Mrs. Davies, Landlady
Terry Bale ...
Minicab Operator
Katherine Parr ...
Mrs. Carter
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Carter's school-teacher wife Alison is deliberately killed by a hit and run driver whilst posting his football pools. Alison had actually borrowed a coat from Judy, the French mistress, who consequently goes on the run as it was clear that she was the intended victim. On her trips to France with her class she had become involved with a gang for whom she would smuggle goods but has made it clear that she wanted out, hence the attempt to silence her. Regan has to find her before Crofts, the gang boss, gets to her. Written by don @ minifie-1

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29 September 1975 (UK)  »

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Trivia

According to Dennis Waterman on the DVD commentary to The Sweeney: Abduction (1975), Stephanie Turner wanted Alison Carter to become a regular character and asked for a retainer fee. The producers did not agree to this and decided instead to kill off her character! See more »

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Reflected in the side of the car when Alison is killed by the hit and run driver. See more »

Quotes

[Carter and Alison's final conversation in the park before she is killed in a hit-and-run accident. Carter shows Alison a brown paper bag]
Alison Carter: What are they?
Det. Sgt. George Carter: Lychees.
Alison Carter: You're joking!
Det. Sgt. George Carter: Titter ye not, Madam.
[Alison grabs the bag excitedly and then looks disappointed as she peers in it]
Alison Carter: There's only five.
Det. Sgt. George Carter: I'm only a sergeant.
Alison Carter: What d'you do with them?
Det. Sgt. George Carter: [fake French accent] Well first you peel them, you see, and then you throw them away.
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Featured in Call the Cops: The Sweeney (2008) See more »

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