The Sweeney (1974–1978)
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Regan clashes with an arrogant police superintendent when a crime kingpin is allowed to leave the country and go to France.

Director:

Tom Clegg

Writers:

Troy Kennedy-Martin (as Troy Kennedy Martin), Ian Kennedy Martin (creator) (as Ian Kennedy-Martin)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Thaw ... Det. Insp. Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman ... Det. Sgt. George Carter
Garfield Morgan ... Det. Chief Insp. Frank Haskins
Alfred Marks ... Gerald Bishop
Peter Jeffrey ... Det. Supt. Pringle
Morris Perry ... Det. Chief Supt. Maynon
Brian Glover ... Moose
Bill Dean ... Charlie Norton
Brian Wilde ... Stanley Hedges
John Flanagan John Flanagan ... DS Matt Mathews
Maurice O'Connell Maurice O'Connell ... Morgan
Martin Read Martin Read ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
Margaret Nolan ... Betty
Ivan Beavis ... Sergeant
Bridget Brice ... Secretary
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Storyline

When villain Gerald Bishop skips the country to hide in France, he leaves behind his dog Archimedes. Regan believes that the dog can be used as a bait for which Bishop will return and has it put into a dog pound. However, associates of Bishop spirit it away and it is a race to see who can locate the dog first. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1975 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[Regan finds out that Bishop's dog is gone]
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Are you telling me it clipped its way through a barbed-wire fence? It's a bleedin' dog, Thorpe! Next, you'll be saying it was all blacked up with a beret on its head.
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Soundtracks

The Action Scene
Written by Alan Hawkshaw and Keith Mansfield
From the album "Beat Incidental"
Courtesy of KPM Music
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