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The Sweeney!

Post by pbar » Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:44 pm

Episode one, scene one, a nice yellow Mark 1 Capri.

Get your trousers on, you're nicked.

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:02 pm

Great spot there :cool:
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Mc Tool » Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:35 am

Why (oh why 😢) does it have mirrors waaaaaaaaay up the front of the guard ? I thought only the Japanese committed that sort of styling blunder a couple of decades ago 😀
Id rather have a bottle in front of me :beer: than a frontal lobotomy 🤯

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by andyd » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:49 am

The Ringer with Brian Blessed and Ian Hendry who plays Dave Brooker (Always reminds me of the Ronnie Corbett character in the Two Ronnies :D )
And one of the best scences from any episode https://vimeo.com/314985176

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Paul G » Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:07 am

andyd wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:49 am
The Ringer with Brian Blessed and Ian Hendry who plays Dave Brooker (Always reminds me of the Ronnie Corbett character in the Two Ronnies :D )
And one of the best scences from any episode https://vimeo.com/314985176

:cheers:
Legendry !!!!!! :D :D :applaud: :applaud:

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Bug » Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:04 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:35 am
Why (oh why 😢) does it have mirrors waaaaaaaaay up the front of the guard ? I thought only the Japanese committed that sort of styling blunder a couple of decades ago 😀
That's your trouble mate!
You're just sooooo 1980s.
:poke: :xd:

That there is definite British '70s cool don't ya know!

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:26 pm

Just spotted this on a old Doctor Who with Jon Pertwee as he was in old Betsy being chased by a mk1 Capri .

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Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by pbar » Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:06 pm

Thanks for all the replies. This series is absolutely cram packed with classic one liners. Can't believe how un-pc it is too, and that's coming from someone who still lives in the 70s. It's far more entertaining than I remember it to be, and very blokey, loads of smoking, beer, violence, swearing, sexist, nudity and superb car scenes and chases. Can't believe it's still shown on TV here, the episodes must be cut and/or some not shown, similar to The Professionals, cut scenes on TV with an episode (Klansmen) which will never be shown on UK TV.

The Sweeney - it's great, now SHUT IT!

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Post by stevemarl » Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:09 pm

Paul,
I`m amazed that they get away with some of Gene Hunt`s, erm, terminology in Life on Mars: fudge packers; shirt lifters? Brilliant !

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by andyd » Sat Mar 20, 2021 6:07 am

pbar wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:06 pm
Thanks for all the replies. This series is absolutely cram packed with classic one liners. Can't believe how un-pc it is too, and that's coming from someone who still lives in the 70s. It's far more entertaining than I remember it to be, and very blokey, loads of smoking, beer, violence, swearing, sexist, nudity and superb car scenes and chases. Can't believe it's still shown on TV here, the episodes must be cut and/or some not shown, similar to The Professionals, cut scenes on TV with an episode (Klansmen) which will never be shown on UK TV.

The Sweeney - it's great, now SHUT IT!

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stevemarl wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:09 pm
Paul,
I`m amazed that they get away with some of Gene Hunt`s, erm, terminology in Life on Mars: fudge packers; shirt lifters? Brilliant !
I love Life on Mars and the later Ashes to Ashes :cool:

:agree: amazed it still on T/V, even some episodes of Porridge you get a warning of outdated language :lol:

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by stevemarl » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:06 pm

Christ - I think even Catweazle has a PG rating on Talking Pictures !!!

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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by Mc Tool » Sat Mar 20, 2021 7:12 pm

Catweasle ,Id forgotten him
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Re: The Sweeney!

Post by pbar » Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:49 pm

Capri's seem to feature more and more in this series. They mention them by name too, 'they got away in a Capri' sort of thing, love hearing the name check on TV, Ford struck gold calling the car that, there is just something about it.

The dark green car in the pics is actually Regan's (the main character) own vehicle.

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