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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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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are partners in a detective/security firm. When Marty is killed, he returns as a ghost to help his old partner solve cases.

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Director: Ian Dickerson
Stars: Annette Andre, Ray Austin, Ken Baker
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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 »

Also Known As:

My Partner the Ghost 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 closing credits are overlaid onto a selection of street-maps of the London borough of Clerkenwell. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Nearest and Dearest: Getting to Know You (1969) See more »

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t.v. series "My Partner, The Ghost".. . . .
30 September 2006 | by axemania00See all my reviews

I would like to first say that as a child, I really liked this series. It was unique that way, with the living and the deceased working together. Sounds a little morbid yes, but since it was a comedy, it worked well for me. It's been a long time since I've seen it but I can still remember it in few details. One thing that strikes me odd, as an adult looking back, is Martin Hopkirk was married. P.I.s usually didn't marry. It's, at times, an extremely dangerous job. Nevertheless, He married. But the relationship between the three was wonderfully warm. More than a partnership, it was a friendship. I detected a light-hearted sweetness about this comedy. I think if it were more serious,it still would have been adored just the same. Other British tele shows come to mind as I think of this one, The Saint and The Avengers. And I loved those shows as well. But this one truly delved into the extremes of life and relationships. I dig British T.V.!!!


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