Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are best friends and business partners in a small London private investigative office. The partnership seemingly ends when Marty is killed in a hit-and-run accident in front of his home, but Marty's ghost returns, visible only to Jeff, to track down his murderer.
Last Episode01x26 The Smile Behind the Veil Aired: Mar. 13, 1970
Marty sees a funeral near his grave. Based on what he overhears he's certain that his "new neighbor" suffered the same fate he did - a murder …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (revealing mistake): In most of the shows with stunt and fight scenes, the stunt doubles are obvious to spot and never resemble the people they're doubling.
- Kenneth Cope infamously wore his wig back-to-front in the first few stories
- The series was not a hit on its first transmission in Britain. It had no network slot and was moved to different times and days at will by the TV companies. Some regions had it competing…
[show]The series was not a hit on its first transmission in Britain. It had no network slot and was moved to different times and days at will by the TV companies. Some regions had it competing against the BBC's highly successful Paul Temple (UK), and actually dropped R & H mid season due to the subsequent poor ratings.