Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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Complete series cast summary:
Tony Curtis ...  Danny Wilde / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Roger Moore ...  Lord Brett Sinclair / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Laurence Naismith ...  Judge Fulton 11 episodes, 1971-1972
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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18 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Because Sir Roger Moore deemed that no good photos exist of him as a child, the black and white boyhood picture of Brett Sinclair in the opening credits, is that of his son Geoffrey Moore See more »

Quotes

Felix Meadowes: I'm in trouble, Brett.
Lord Brett Sinclair: Money trouble?
Felix Meadowes: Woman trouble.
Lord Brett Sinclair: Oh. Well, if you're going to have trouble, that's the sort to have.
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The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

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The episodes and were edited together to create the film release . See more »

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Seventies magic
4 December 1999 | by LiedzeitSee all my reviews

Known in Germany as "Die Zwei" - The Two this continues to be a favorite with frequent reruns. Everyone grown up during the seventies remembers and loves the show. It is said that the success was mainly due to a loose translation. Moore and Curtis would talk in a language that was unknown at the time with lots of puns and jokes. (It died out with the seventies.) But from a purely visual point of view with great scenery and also because of the music score this was a great one and the mostly silly and foreseeable plots are easily forgiven. It seemed that the beauty in every other episode was synchronized by the same actor who did Paula from Daktari the jungle show. That annoyed me a lot as a kid. But even that I find fascinating now.


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