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Bergerac 

Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.
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Series cast summary:
John Nettles ...  Jim Bergerac 87 episodes, 1981-1991
Terence Alexander ...  Hungerford 85 episodes, 1981-1991
Sean Arnold ...  Crozier 72 episodes, 1981-1990
Mela White Mela White ...  Diamante Lil 40 episodes, 1981-1987
Louise Jameson ...  Susan Young / ... 35 episodes, 1985-1990
David Kershaw David Kershaw ...  Ben Lomas 35 episodes, 1988-1991
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Bergerac is set on Jersey island and produced by BBC 1 in association with the Seven Network, first screened on BBC 1, it stars John Nettles as the title character Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac, an alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter.

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When Trevor Eve decided to move from television back to the theatre after doing two seasons of Shoestring (1979), its creator, Robert Banks Stewart, was left with a lot of leftover ideas, so he developed a new series about another rehabilitating detective, this time based in Jersey, which explains the similarities between this show and Shoestring. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Hungerford: Well, he buys me a drink. Now and then.So long as I pay for it myself.
Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac: I must remember not to let him buy me one.
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Spoofed in The Krankies Elektronik Komik: Episode #2.3 (1987) See more »

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25 September 2001 | by 808stateSee all my reviews

as a long time bergerac fan i am pleased to find this site and would like to add to the previous comments.it was painfully obvious in the first series that it was shot out of season as at times the light is appalling.it was a very well written series from the creator of shoestring robert banks stewart the choice of jersey being a master stroke, it was responsible for the increase in holiday business once established .it was a bit long in the tooth and making bergerac a private detective was a bit lame.characters were good and bad charlie being longest running ,debs his wife/charlies daughter was exceptional but was not in every series.his first girlfriend francine was a bit wooden,how could a travel rep know so much.celia imrie was superb and well replaced by louise jameson who was sadly killed off at the start of a new series .to sum up , a well written adult series with picturesque locations good cast a very rare car but went on to long series wise.>


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