The Sweeney (1975)
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The Sweeney 1975

The Sweeney: British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also Regan (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of Londons Metropolitan police (called the Sweeney from the Cockney rhyming slang Sweeney Todd = Flying Squad). He pursues villains by methods which are underhand, often illegal themselves, frequently violent and more often than not successful. The series was made on film a preserves a gritty realism inherited from such films as Get Carter (1971)

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Action Comedy Crime Drama
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UK
Cast:
Dennis Waterman Garfield Morgan John Thaw Tony Allen
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