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The Detectives. Image shows from L to R: Bob Louis (Jasper Carrott), Dave Briggs (Robert Powell). Copyright: Celador Productions.

The Detectives

BBC One sitcom. 31 episodes (5 series), 1993 - 1997. Stars Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell and George Sewell.

The Detectives

Sitcom starring Robert Powell and Jasper Carrott as Dave Briggs and Bob Louis, the Met's most incompetent detectives

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1993 - 1997
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
31   (5 series)
Starring
Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell and George Sewell
Writers
Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill

Detectives Dave Briggs and Bob Louis are incompetent to the extreme; a real 'dumb and dumber' duo. However, their stupidity is accompanied by amazing luck, and as such they always manage to come out on top, despite being ever on the edge of getting fired.

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