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Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 05, 1993
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
90 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV1 TV Network

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Sharpe (UK)

Sgt.Richard Sharpe is serving in the Napoleonic Wars. He saves the life of General Sir Arthur Wellesley from three attacking French Hussars and receives a Field Commission and will command the Chosen Men of the 95th Rifles.

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07x02 Sharpe's Peril Pt 2 Aired: Nov. 09, 2008

Sharpe is held captive by the leader of the opium trafficking ring and Harper is left in charge of making sure the train makes it through. Sharpe …

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The show had 7 seasons and 19 episodes air between 1993 and 2008.

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  • The "Chosen Men", although fact based, were not a unit but the equivalent of Lance Corporals. The producers brought them together so that Sharpe's character would have a regular team around…
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    The "Chosen Men", although fact based, were not a unit but the equivalent of Lance Corporals. The producers brought them together so that Sharpe's character would have a regular team around him, with a sense of camaraderie.
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  • Sharpe's 95th Regiment and its green jackets are fact based. The 95th was a direct ancestor of the modern Royal Green Jackets (in 2005 merged with other regiments to form The Rifles).
  • Goof (continuity error): At the end as Sharpe and Hogan watch Teressa leave, the union flag on the building is upside down (as determined by the wide white areas of the St. Andrew's Cross…
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    Goof (continuity error): At the end as Sharpe and Hogan watch Teressa leave, the union flag on the building is upside down (as determined by the wide white areas of the St. Andrew's Cross relative to the half width diagonals of the red St. Patrick's Cross). When Sharpe descends the steps and stands in the road, it's up the right way.
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