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My Partner the Ghost 

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (original title)
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »

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Dennis Spooner
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Series cast summary:
Mike Pratt ...  Jeff Randall 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Kenneth Cope ...  Marty Hopkirk 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Annette Andre ...  Jeannie Hopkirk 25 episodes, 1969-1970
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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, but Marty is soon back--as a ghost--to help solve his own murder. While he's doing it, he misses his chance to go to heaven, thanks to an ancient curse that states: "Before the sun shall rise, each ghost unto his grave must go. Cursed be the ghost who dares to stay and face the awful light of day." So Marty is stuck on Earth, as a white-suited spirit whom only Jeff can see, continuing their partnership and keeping (jealous) tabs on his wife/widow, Jean. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

1973 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Vauxhall Victor 2000 driven by Jeff Randall was registered RXD 996F, while the Vauxhall Ventora seen chiefly in Department S was registered RXD 997F. Both cars came from Vauxhall Motors Ltd's publicity fleet and the Ventora actually appears in one or two episodes of R&H as well. More than one car was used as Jeff Randall's Victor during the filming of R&H - you can spot the differences by the colour of the interior - some scenes depict a black cabin, others a burgundy one. Fans wanting to track down the Victor may be saddened to note that it was last seen in a scrapyard in 1976. See more »

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In most of the shows with stunt and fight scenes, the stunt doubles are obvious to spot and never resemble the people they're doubling. See more »

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A beloved memory from my youth
16 December 2003 | by xphile11See all my reviews

Although I live in the US, I was fortunate to be able to see this series anyway. It was carried on a Canadian network and my cable company carried that channel. I saw this back in the early 70s and loved it. I've not seen it since then, so I only have fond memories to go by. However, I've noticed that Amazon.com is now listing this series in their to-be-released section. Unfortunately, it does not state whether it's the original series or the remake. I'm hoping it's the original because I'd love to see it again.


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