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The Sweeney

British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.


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Genres: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Stars: John Thaw Dennis Waterman Garfield Morgan

Creators: Ian Kennedy Martin

The Sweeney Full Episodes

S1 E1: Ringer

Aired: January 2nd, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Regan's girlfriend's motor is nicked. Unfortunately it contains most of the evidence from Regan's current surveillance of gangster Frankie Kemble, and it doesn't take long for the evidence to find...


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S1 E2: Jackpot

Aired: January 9th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

A robbery is foiled in a well planned swoop by the Flying Squad. The villains are arrested and most of the cash recovered, except for one bag containing £35,000. No one seems to be talking, so...


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S1 E3: Thin Ice

Aired: January 16th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Regan lures Bishop, a prize crook, back into the country using the villain's favourite dog as bait.


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S1 E4: Queen's Pawn

Aired: January 23rd, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

After a high-powered lawyer gets three petty thugs off on a murder charge, Regan is authorized to use whatever means necessary to bring the hoodlums in.


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S1 E5: Jigsaw

Aired: January 30th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Regan knows that Eddie Boys is involved in a factory robbery, but he seems to have a cast-iron alibi. Worse still, Regan is accused of police harassment.


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S1 E6: Night Out

Aired: February 6th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

The squad tries to pinpoint a radio transmitter which is being used to coordinate the movements of bank robbers.


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S1 E7: The Placer

Aired: February 13th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Jack Regan goes undercover as a lorry driver to trap a ring of hijackers.


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S1 E8: Cover Story

Aired: February 20th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

There's romance between Regan and a crime journalist, but when she is implicated in a major crime, her innocence comes into question.


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S1 E9: Golden Boy

Aired: February 27th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

A gang of thieves lead by Max Deller (Dudley Sutton) need a way of shipping stolen gold out of the country for resale. Deller leans on a former prison cell mate who is now using another identity...


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S1 E10: Stoppo Driver

Aired: March 6th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Bill, the regular Sweeney driver is off so Regan & Carter get recently transfered Sweeney driver Cooney (played by Billy Murray). His hot shot driving during a car chase leads to a key member of a...


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S1 E11: Big Spender

Aired: March 13th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

The Smith brothers are a notorious gang of gangsters who carry out violent hijack's and robberies but always seem to keep themselves clear when the Sweeney come investigating, so Regan & Carter are...


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S1 E12: Contact Breaker

Aired: March 20th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Danny Keever is on weekend release from his prison sentance, at the same time a firm of robbers break into a bank vault, the hallmarks of the robbery and the statement of a witness seem to fit up...


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S1 E13: Abduction

Aired: March 27th, 1975 @ 6:00 PM CST

Jack Regan's tip off of a robbery lead him to close to the action, so the gang planning the robbery kidnap Jack's daughter to use as a hostage, to keep Regan off the scent of the action until they...


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