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We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner!

A Quiz About The 1970's TV Cop Show. 10 Questions.

 
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What was the name of the one-off TV play that became the pilot episode of the Sweeney?

  • Get Your Trousers On, You're Nicked!
  • Carter
  • Shut it!
  • Regan

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On which TV channel did the Sweeney originally air between 2 January 1975 & 28 December 1978?

  • BBC1
  • Channel 4
  • ITV
  • BBC2

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Who played Detective Inspector John 'Jack' Regan?

  • Dennis Waterman
  • John Thaw
  • Garfield Morgan
  • Benjamin Whitrow

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And who played Detective Sergeant George Carter?

  • Garfield Morgan
  • Benjamin Whitrow
  • Richard Wilson
  • Dennis Waterman

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Played by Garfield Morgan who was Regan's immediate superior?

  • Frank Spencer
  • Frank Hoskins
  • Frank Haskins
  • Bob Hoskins

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What was the Flying Squad's offices referred to by the characters in the show?

  • The Factory
  • The Firm
  • The Fun House
  • The Foundry

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In series 1 to 3 the main characters' cars were a Consul GT 3.0L V6 & a Granada GXL Mk1 but which company made these vehicles?

  • Lada
  • Triumph
  • Vauxhall
  • Ford

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Which English composer wrote the theme tune for the Sweeney?

  • Harry East
  • Harry North
  • Harry South
  • Harry West

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Which famous comedy duo featured in the 1978 episode 'Hearts and Minds'?

  • The Two Ronnies
  • Morecambe and Wise
  • Little and Large
  • Ant and Dec

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And finally the name 'The Sweeney (Todd)' comes from the Cockney rhyming slang for what?

  • Special Branch Squad
  • Death Squad
  • Who's Been a Naughty Boy Squad
  • Flying Squad

 

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