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

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Sean Bean replaced Paul McGann in the role of Richard Sharpe after McGann was injured.
  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the abandoned cottage, Harper bends and reacts to Sharpe's kick to his groin a split second before Sharpe's…
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    Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the abandoned cottage, Harper bends and reacts to Sharpe's kick to his groin a split second before Sharpe's foot actually connects, even though Harper's face is turned away looking behind him.
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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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