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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dempsey 30 episodes, 1985-1986
...  Makepeace 30 episodes, 1985-1986
Ray Smith ...  Spikings 30 episodes, 1985-1986
...  Det. Sgt. Chas Jarvis 27 episodes, 1985-1986
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James Dempsey was a tough New York cop who got himself into a lot of trouble by killing his partner during a corruption investigation. With things too hot for him in New York, Dempsey was seconded to London's elite SI10, where he was assigned to work with Detective Sergeant Harriet Makepeace, under the supervision of Chief Superintendent Spikings. Dempsey found British police methods slow and infuriating, and his new colleagues considered him a violent maverick, entirely too attached to his .357 Magnum. The immediate antagonism between Dempsey and Makepeace was countered by a strong physical attraction, and while they fought continuously, they made a good, effective team. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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DS Makepeace's full name was Lady Harriet Alexandra Charlotte Makepeace. See more »

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Referenced in Soukromé pasti: V síti (2011) See more »

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Recorded by The South Bank Orchestra 1985
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Totally love it!!
11 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

My brother first introduced me to this show in 1996 when I was 13 and I have been a hardcore fan ever since!!

From the first episode I watched, I was hooked. I dont think I can praise Michael and Glynis enough for their performances in the show. And Ray and Tony played their parts well too. Even though the show was supposed to be serious - I found the humour and one liners from James and Harri very funny and memorable. Its part of what made the show likable.

I had the great pleasure of meeting Glynis this year and she is really nice and polite, and I am thankful that she agreed to let me meet her as she could have easily had said no. (So thank you Glynis!!)

I could sit and watch this show all day, and I hope that Granada Plus will continue to replay it very soon, as there are still a few episodes that I havent seen.

If there are any hardcore fans out there that read this please get in touch by leaving a message on the message board!!

Ciao


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