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VicDakin 5th December 2012 07:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Mojo (Post 299046)
I haven't got my dvd set any more Vic - I flogged it to finance the new BD edition! As far as I remember, the extras are pretty much the same, though there are a couple of differences, including a superb 112 page (!) booklet by Andrew Pixley, detailing the creation of the series and a review of each of the first series episodes. Here's a scan of the back cover for full info.

If you only have the dvd set, I can't recommend this enough. Apparently, the only episode they weren't able to restore to HD was the first one. Otherwise they look stunning. Believe me, you've never seen them like this before!

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cheers Mojo,that's definitely on my wishlist cheers

Hawkmonger 6th December 2012 12:26 PM

Like prity much everything else I love, this was before my time. Thank god for the occational ITV4 re-run. :happy:

VicDakin 6th December 2012 04:23 PM

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Originally Posted by Hawkmonger (Post 299237)
Like prity much everything else I love, this was before my time. Thank god for the occational ITV4 re-run. :happy:

In the words of Regan "shut itttttttt"

VicDakin 6th December 2012 04:44 PM

shut it sweeney
 
shut it sweeney

sweeney reagan shut it whilst in transit van - YouTube

Rondadoronron 9th September 2013 08:18 PM

The Sweeney JIGSAW
 
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The Sweeney JIGSAW

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Vampix 12th September 2013 01:36 PM

I love The Sweeney and Dennis Waterman-era Minder. I'm not such a fan of The Professionals, love the opening theme and credits though. :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCFVEvZvo3g

Rondadoronron 20th September 2013 05:26 PM

Sweeney 2
 
With 70s coming to an end,and the tv series ending,the last hurrah for Regan and Carter were the two movies.Like most TV series/movie crossovers it does lose something in the transfer,the series was a tightly scripted barrage of 70s geezer fun,helped no end by the chemistry of its two leads. The films just feel like there trying to hard,and the often violent bloodshed of the 2nd film seems to be a vain attempt at keeping up with the times.But saying that theres still plenty to enjoy , John Thaw and Dennis Waterman are just perfect in there roles.

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Rondadoronron 21st September 2013 05:33 AM

Villains of sweeney 2
 
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otbhugefannumber11 14th July 2014 03:49 PM

I Loved This Cop/Drama Show when i was growing up and still watch and love it,i think the sweeney is way better than minder IMO. Get Your Trousers On Your Nicked:cool:

platostotal 14th July 2014 07:26 PM

When those silly bicycles stop pottering around France I hope ITV4 goes back to showing The Sweeney in the afternoon (inappropriate time slot alert:))

Saw Sweeney 2 in the cinema, so have fond memories of it, but Ron is pretty much spot on, the series is where the real fun is to be had, Guv.


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