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:
I want results...
DS Phil Hunter: Yeah well I was thinking along those sorta lines aswell...
Acting DI Samantha Nixon: Well pull you're finger out! And stop skiving!
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.