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Dempsey and Makepeace

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by Alan Morton

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Sat, 14 May 2005 02:00

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aired from: Jan 1985 to: Nov 1986 31 eps ITV 60 min mono ________________

regulars:

  • Michael Brandon as Jim Dempsey
  • Glynis Barber as Harriet Makepeace
  • Ray Smith as Spikings
  • Tony Osoba as Chas


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      1st Series 1984

    1. _"Armed and Extremely Dangerous (1)"
      gs: Ralph Michael [ Unknown ], Terence Alexander [ Unknown ], Ray Jewer [ Unknown ], Mark Wing-Davy [ Unknown ]

      Jim Dempsey, a New York cop, angers a powerful mob figure and is sent to London for safekeeping. Dempsey is partnered with Harriet Makepeace, a British detective who's not too sure about her new partner.

      b: 11 Jan 85 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Tony Wharmby

      NOTE: This is part of the 105 minute pilot film called "Dempsey and Makepeace".
    2. _"Armed and Extremely Dangerous (2)"
      gs: Ralph Michael [ Unknown ], Terence Alexander [ Unknown ], Ray Jewer [ Unknown ], Mark Wing-Davy [ Unknown ]

      Jim Dempsey, a New York cop, angers a powerful mob figure and is sent to London for safekeeping. Dempsey is partnered with Harriet Makepeace, a British detective who's not too sure about her new partner.

      b: 11 Jan 85 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Tony Wharmby

      NOTE: This is part of the 105 minute pilot film called "Dempsey and Makepeace".
    3. _"The Squeeze"
      gs: Robert Blythe [ Unknown ], Colin Edwynn [ Unknown ], Jonathan Strait [ Unknown ]

      Makepeace is less than enthusiastic when Spikings permanently pairs her with Dempsey to investigate a series of truck hijackings.

      b: 18 Jan 85 pc: _________ w: Jesse Carr-Martindale d: Tony Wharmby
    4. _"Lucky Streak"
      gs: Christopher Strauli [ Unknown ], Peter Cleall [ Unknown ], Robert Austin [ Unknown ], Tony Stephens [ Unknown ]

      The detectives investigate a robbery and murder of a security guard at a chic London casino.

      b: 25 Jan 85 pc: _________ w: Dave Humphries d: Tony Wharmby
    5. _"Given to Acts of Violence"
      gs: Ian Thompson [ Unknown ], Brian Croucher [ Unknown ], Steve Emerson [ Unknown ], Dave Cooper [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey catches a thief in midair while hanging from a parachute.

      b: 1 Feb 85 pc: _________ w: Jonathan Hales d: William Brayne
    6. _"Hors De Combat"
      gs: Catriona MacCoil [ Unknown ], Derek Ware [ Unknown ]

      The murder of an underworld boss triggers a violent confrontation between two rival gangs.

      b: 8 Feb 85 pc: _________ w: Jonathan Hales d: Christian Marnham
    7. _"Nowhere to Run"
      gs: Michael Melia [ Unknown ], Gary Shail [ Unknown ], Nick Stringer [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey tangles with Arab terrorists who are using a rock group as a front for gunrunning and drug smuggling.

      b: 15 Feb 85 pc: _________ w: Dave Humphries d: Gerry Mill
    8. _"Makepeace, Not War"
      gs: William Boyde [ Unknown ], Brian Coburn [ Unknown ], Zienia Merton [ Unknown ], Ralph Michael [ Unknown ]

      A warehouse-robbery investigation puts Dempsey and Makepeace on the trail of a large drug-smuggling ring.

      b: 22 Feb 85 pc: _________ w: Jesse Carr-Martindale d: Tony Wharmby
    9. _"Blind Eye"
      gs: William Simons [ Unknown ], Roger Booth [ Unknown ], Desmond McNamara [ Unknown ], Desmond Jordan [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey and Makepeace uncover a plot to murder Spikings while investigating the kidnaping of a police informant's son.

      b: 1 Mar 85 pc: _________ w: Jesse Carr-Martindale d: Tony Wharmby
    10. _"Cry God for Harry"
      gs: Ralph Michael [ Unknown ], John Terry [ Unknown ], Seretta Wilson [ Unknown ], Ralph Arless [ Unknown ]

      A priceless jade collection is stolen from the country estate of Lord Winfield, Harry's father.

      b: 8 Mar 85 pc: _________ w: Neil Rudyard d: William Brayne
    11. _"Judgement"
      gs: John Horsley [ Unknown ], Colin Prockter [ Unknown ], Graham Rowe [ Unknown ], Sarah Sherbone [ Unknown ]

      Harry's efforts to apprehend the murderer of a childhood friend are hampered by the victim's vengeful father.

      b: 15 Mar 85 pc: _________ w: Jesse Carr-Martindale d: William Brayne

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      2nd Series 1985

    12. _"Silver Dollar"
      gs: George Harris [ Unknown ], Ben Thomas [ Unknown ]

      The detectives investigate a series of terrorist attacks against a large corporation.

      b: 31 Aug 85 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Tony Wharmby
    13. _"Wheelman"
      gs: Tom Georgeson [ Unknown ], George Irving [ Unknown ], Terence Bud [ Unknown ], Niall Toibin [ Unknown ]

      The detectives investigate a series of robberies masterminded by a French jewel thief whose life is threatened by underworld rivals.

      b: 7 Sep 85 pc: _________ w: Murray Smith d: Tony Wharmby
    14. _"Love You to Death"
      gs: Suzi Quatro [ Unknown ], Elisabeth Sladen [ Unknown ]

      A psychopathic admirer has a deadly way of showing her affection for Dempsey.

      b: 14 Sep 85 pc: _________ w: Roger Marshall d: Tony Wharmby
    15. _"No Surrender"
      gs: Jamie Foreman [ Unknown ], Tony London [ Unknown ], Phil Smeeton [ Unknown ]

      Harry is taken hostage after she and Dempsey attempt to foil a bank robbery.

      b: 21 Sep 85 pc: _________ w: Paul Wheeler d: Victors Ritelis
    16. _"Tequila Sunrise"
      gs: Lou Hirsch [ Unknown ], Milton Johns [ Unknown ], Roy Evans [ Unknown ]

      The near-fatal beating of a police informant puts Dempsey and Makepeace on the trail of a protection racket run by a vicious gang leader.

      b: 28 Sep 85 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Tony Wharmby
    17. _"Blood Money"
      gs: Stefan Kalipha [ Unknown ], Dudley Sutton [ Unknown ], Derek Martin [ Unknown ], Julian Fellowes [ Unknown ]

      The detectives go undercover to investigate the murder of an Arab antique dealer and the disappearance of some valuable pieces.

      b: 5 Oct 85 pc: _________ w: Dave Humphries d: Graham Theakston
    18. _"Set a Thief"
      gs: Eric Deacon [ Unknown ], Hugh Ross [ Unknown ], Jadie Rivas [ Unknown ], Karl Howman [ Unknown ]

      The investigation of a model's murder leads the detectives to a diamond-smuggling ring that employs models and photographers as couriers.

      b: 12 Oct 85 pc: _________ w: Dave Humphries d: Tony Wharmby
    19. _"The Hit"
      gs: Billy Murray [ Unknown ], Patti Boulaye [ Unknown ], Amanda Pays [ Tiffany "Tiff" Grace ], Ray Charleson [ Unknown ]

      The trail of a hired killer who gunned down a pimp and a police detective leads to an American gangster.

      b: 19 Oct 85 pc: _________ w: Murray Smith d: Tony Wharmby
    20. _"In the Dark"
      gs: Benjamin Whitrow [ Unknown ], Caroline Bliss [ Unknown ], Ian Price [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey and Makepeace must foil an attempt by a right-wing extremist group to overthrow the British government by flooding the country with counterfeit currency.

      b: 26 Oct 85 pc: _________ w: David Crane d: Graham Theakston
    21. _"The Bogeyman"
      gs: Nick Brimble [ Unknown ], John Blythe [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey is on the trail of a boxer turned-murderer who eluded a police stakeout.

      b: 2 Nov 85 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Tony Wharmby

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      3rd Series 1986

    22. _"The Burning (1)"
      gs: Michael J. Shannon [ Unknown ], Jonathan Linsley [ Unknown ], Jill St. John [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey goes undercover to investigate the link between an underworld gang in London and the commissioner of the New York Police Department. After infiltrating the gang, Dempsey must take part in a bullion robbery or Harry will be killed.

      b: 30 Aug 86 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Baz Taylor
    23. _"The Burning (2)"
      gs: Michael J. Shannon [ Unknown ], Jonathan Linsley [ Unknown ], Jill St. John [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey goes undercover to investigate the link between an underworld gang in London and the commissioner of the New York Police Department. After infiltrating the gang, Dempsey must take part in a bullion robbery or Harry will be killed.

      b: 6 Sep 86 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Baz Taylor
    24. _"Jericho Scam"
      gs: Lee Montague [ Unknown ], Jack Watson [ Unknown ]

      When Dempsey is framed by another cop, Makepeace risks her career to help him.

      b: 13 Sep 86 pc: _________ w: Jeffrey Caine d: Robert Tronson
    25. _"The Prizefighter"
      gs: Ben Howard [ Unknown ], June Barry [ Unknown ], Frederick Dee Groot [ Unknown ], Lee Walker [ Unknown ]

      The detectives' investigation of the death of a prizefighter leads to a counterfeit-money laundering scheme.

      b: 20 Sep 86 pc: _________ w: Murray Smith d: Baz Taylor
    26. _"Extreme Prejudice"
      gs: Clive Mantle [ Unknown ], Stephan Chase [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey and Makepeace pose as Middle East terrorists to find an arms dealer supplying several terrorist groups in Britain.

      b: 27 Sep 86 pc: _________ w: Jeffrey Caine d: John Hough
    27. _"Bird of Prey"
      gs: Nick Brimble [ Unknown ], Annabel Levanton [ Unknown ]

      When the prosecution's chief witness in the trial of a major drug dealer threatens to withdraw her testimony after her daughter is kidnapped, Dempsey turns to the Bogeyman for help.

      b: 4 Oct 86 pc: _________ w: David Wilks d: Roger Tucker
    28. _"Out of Darkness"
      gs: Julia Watson [ Unknown ], Garry Cooper [ Unknown ]

      An obsessed murderer takes a woman hostage and threatens to kill her within 24 hours unless Makepeace meets with him.

      b: 11 Oct 86 pc: _________ w: John Field d: Christopher King
    29. _"The Cortez Connection"
      gs: Susannah Fellows [ Unknown ], Francisco Morales [ Unknown ], Kim Wall [ Unknown ]

      Dempsey's pursuit of a ruthless South American cocaine dealer is complicated by a visit from an old girl friend from America.

      b: 18 Oct 86 pc: _________ w: Guy Meredith d: Baz Taylor
    30. _"Mantrap"
      gs: Christopher Benjamin [ Unknown ], Barbara Young [ Unknown ], Thelma Ruby [ Unknown ]

      The detectives are the targets of a deadly trap involving jewel thieves and bank robbers. Dempsey employs a murderous boxer he helped to jail to even the sides.

      b: 25 Oct 86 pc: _________ w: Murray Smith d: Roger Tucker
    31. _"Guardian Angel"
      gs: Kate O'Mara [ Unknown ], Richard Johnson [ Unknown ]

      Seriously shaken when her new partner is nearly killed during an investigation, Harry resigns from the police force.

      b: 1 Nov 86 pc: _________ w: Ranald Graham d: Michael Brandon

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