A small team of detectives solve crimes of a varied nature in Southampton.

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Graham Williams
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Patrick Mower ...  Det. Supt. Steve Hackett 17 episodes, 1977-1978
Philip Madoc ...  Det. Chief Supt. Tate 17 episodes, 1977-1978
Brendan Price ...  Det. Sgt. Frank Bonney 17 episodes, 1977-1978
Vivien Heilbron Vivien Heilbron ...  Det. Sgt. Louise Colbert 17 episodes, 1977-1978
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A small team of detectives solve crimes of a varied nature in Southampton.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1977 (UK) See more »

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Célpont See more »

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Runtime:

(17 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The series garnered significant criticism for its levels of violence. According to producer Philip Hinchcliffe, the BBC's Director of Programmes, Alasdair Milne, didn't like the series either, which accounted for its cancellation. See more »

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Featured in Life After Who: Philip Hinchcliffe (2012) See more »

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One of a kind!
12 February 2007 | by ajji-2See all my reviews

I have seen plenty of cop shows on TV, but nothing comes close to Target, especially from amongst its contemporaries (Minder, The Sweeney, Van Der Valk, Switch, Streets Of San Francisco, etc). Consistently well-written and tautly directed, this was an intelligent cop show as well as an unpredictable one (the cops didn't always win). It was at times brutal, violent, and bleak, but always kept you on the edge of your seat, which happens all too rarely on TV. Miami Vice may have upped the gloss and glamor, but it couldn't manage half the grit. Or even the performances: Patrick Mower played Hackett like a British 'Dirty Harry', and would have eaten Crocket & Tubbs for breakfast. This is a series that begs for a full-on DVD treatment. If only someone was listening...


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