TV Series | | Crime, Drama
Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.
Burnside (Christopher Ellison) was originally called Tommy when he guest starred in series one and two, but when he appeared as a regular character from 1988 onwards his first name was changed to Frank. This was because there was a real-life Tommy Burnside serving in the Metropolitan police at the time.
Acting DI Samantha Nixon:
You've made my mind up for me. I want you to act as Family Liason Officer to the Weavers.
DS Phil Hunter: You what?
Acting DI Samantha Nixon: You heard.
DS Phil Hunter: Guv, I'm hardly tea and sympathy material am I?
DC Rob Thatcher: He's not wrong there Guv.
DS Phil Hunter: See? Can't you get Eva to do it?
Acting DI Samantha Nixon: ook. I know you've got all the ...
There were actually three versions of the credits featuring the plodding feet. There was a blue-tint version used in the original episodes in the 1980s, a 1990s fuzzy, overcast version and mid-1990s fine weather version.
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