Various mishaps at a police station in an English Hamlet. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot!
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Green Eyed Monster Aired: Dec. 23, 1996
- The chance of promotion looms and Fowler decides he needs to become more respectable - perhaps being married to Patricia would improve his …
- Insp. Raymond C. Fowler
- Det. Insp. Derek Grim
- Sgt. Patricia Dawkins
- Const. Maggie Habib
- Const. Kevin Goody
Series Fun Facts
- The series contains numerous in-jokes referencing the Blackadder series, which also starred Rowan Atkinson and was co-written by Ben Elton. For example, Inspector Fowler often addresses his…
[show]The series contains numerous in-jokes referencing the Blackadder series, which also starred Rowan Atkinson and was co-written by Ben Elton. For example, Inspector Fowler often addresses his girlfriend, Sergeant Dawkins, as 'Sergeant Darling' - 'Captain Darling' is a character in _Blackadder goes Forth (1989)_. There are also references to strangely shaped turnips, Stephen Fry guest starring as an extremely loud and hare-brained authority figure, amongst others.
- In Season 2, the theme tune was done in different styles.
- Chris Barrie was considered for the role of Inspector Fowler.