The Sweeney (1974–1978)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Comedy, Crime


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Jack Regan is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. He pursues villains by methods which are underhanded and often illegal themselves, frequently violent and more often than not successful.

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  • John Thaw in The Sweeney (1974)
  • John Thaw and Dennis Waterman in The Sweeney (1974)
  • John Thaw and Dennis Waterman in The Sweeney (1974)
  • John Thaw in The Sweeney (1974)
  • John Thaw and Dennis Waterman in The Sweeney (1974)
  • John Thaw and Dennis Waterman in The Sweeney (1974)

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Creator:

Ian Kennedy Martin

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The popularity of the series on ITV prompted the BBC to make its first action series on film, Target (1977), which starred Patrick Mower and closely copied the style of The Sweeney, even down to a similar theme tune.

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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