Type
Scripted
Premiered
Dec. 1992
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
120 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV1 TV Network
Genre

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A Touch of Frost (UK)

Detective Inspector 'Jack' Frost (Sir David Jason) policeman. He's grumpy, shy and difficult to work with but at heart Frost is an old school copper. A street detective who prefers rolling up his sleeves and solving crimes through his instinct rather than by following procedure.

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TV Special: Touched by Frost: Goodbye Jack Aired: Apr. 05, 2010

To mark the end of long-running series A Touch of Frost, this programme celebrates David Jason's role as DCI Jack Frost. Featuring contributions …

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The show had 15 seasons and 43 episodes air between 1992 and 2010.

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  • Although Frost is always referred to as Jack, this is a nickname based on the personification of winter weather. His real name is William Edward Frost, as seen on his George Cross shown in "A…
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    Although Frost is always referred to as Jack, this is a nickname based on the personification of winter weather. His real name is William Edward Frost, as seen on his George Cross shown in "A Touch of Frost" (1992) {Care and Protection (#1.1)}.
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  • In September, 2008 a press release went out about Jack Frost's retirement. Not because of lack of storylines or David Jason losing interest in the character (he would have happily played him…
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    In September, 2008 a press release went out about Jack Frost's retirement. Not because of lack of storylines or David Jason losing interest in the character (he would have happily played him forever), the problem was Jason's age: at 68, Jack Frost was the oldest copper on the force. He would have retired ten years before or sooner, so he bowed out spectacularly, according to Jason.
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  • Drinking other people's teas and coffees became something of a habit for Frost - a little humanizing moment which chased through the series to make him more than just an efficient cop.
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