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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses...... See more »

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Jasper Carrott ...
  Bob Louis (31 episodes, 1993-1997)
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  Dave Briggs (31 episodes, 1993-1997)
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  Superintendent Cottam (28 episodes, 1993-1997)
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  Chief Superintendent / ... (9 episodes, 1993-1996)
Tony Selby ...
  Nozzer / ... (6 episodes, 1994-1997)
Mark Steel ...
  Pike / ... (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
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  Landlord / ... (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lee Cornes ...
  Doctor Pete / ... (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
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  Fiona (2 episodes, 1997)
Simon Slater ...
  D.C. Quirke / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Max Digby ...
  D.C. Hopkins / ... (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
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  Chaffeur / ... (2 episodes, 1994-1997)
Jason Hall ...
  Policeman in Briefing / ... (2 episodes, 1994-1997)
Kristy Bruce ...
  Olivia (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Pete Pastore ...
  Briefing Sgt. (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jon Cartwright ...
  Earl of Lisson (1 episode, 1993)
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  Sir Arthur Andrews (1 episode, 1993)
Michael Melia ...
  Brian (1 episode, 1993)
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  Bank Robber (1 episode, 1993)
Leo Dolan ...
  Frightened Man (1 episode, 1995)
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  Emily Ford (1 episode, 1995)
Bill Oddie ...
  Professor Rose (1 episode, 1995)
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  Maquess of Tipperary (1 episode, 1995)
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  Spanner (1 episode, 1996)
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  Bruce (1 episode, 1996)
Brenda Cowling ...
  Bride's Grandmother (1 episode, 1997)
Sandy Hendrickse ...
  Emily Cottam (1 episode, 1997)
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  Rattlesnake Jack (1 episode, 1997)
Olivia Nash ...
  Olivia (1 episode, 1997)
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  Jerry Palmer (1 episode, 1993)
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  Simon (1 episode, 1993)
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  Sultan of Benaris (1 episode, 1993)
Ron Li-Paz ...
  James Mitchell (1 episode, 1995)
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  Farmer (1 episode, 1996)
Tony Mathews ...
  Commander Boyle (1 episode, 1996)
Claudette Barnard ...
  Bride's Mother (1 episode, 1997)
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  Maisie (1 episode, 1997)
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  First Old Lady (1 episode, 1995)
Barry Cryer ...
  Detective Simpson (1 episode, 1993)
Michael Godley ...
  Club Steward (1 episode, 1993)
Eileen Way ...
  Old Lady (1 episode, 1993)
Richard Clews ...
  Santa 1 (1 episode, 1995)
Mike Reid ...
  Ronnie Richardson (1 episode, 1995)
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  Janitor (1 episode, 1995)
Roger Walker ...
  Barman (1 episode, 1995)
Oliver Young ...
  Uniformed Officer (1 episode, 1995)
Dean Harris ...
  First Policeman (1 episode, 1996)
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  Billy (1 episode, 1997)
Malcolm McFee ...
  Roberts (1 episode, 1997)
Jacey Sallés ...
  Bride (1 episode, 1997)

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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses... all of them hopelessly wrong. Written by Anonymous

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  • The Detectives (United Kingdom)
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Trivia Began as a series of occasional short sketches on Canned Carrott (1990). It was eventually developed into a full-scale sitcom. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in VW Camper Van (1997). See more »
Quotes Briggs: [Dave and Bob are dressed as hippies to get into a road protesters' camp] You're loving this, aren't you?
Louie: [flicking his long blonde wig around] What?
Briggs: Having hair.
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