The Sweeney - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • Abduction
    Abduction
    Episode 13
    3/27/75
    9.1
    Jack Regan's tip off of a robbery lead him to close to the action, so the gang planning the robbery kidnap Jack's daughter to use as a hostage, to keep Regan off the scent of the action until they make a getaway. Regan wants his daughter back so takes it in his own hands to track down his daughter and to prevent the robbery, going against his ex wife, the orders of his bosses and the detective investigating the kidnap.moreless
  • Contact Breaker
    Contact Breaker
    Episode 12
    3/20/75
    6.1
    Danny Keever is on weekend release from his prison sentence when a firm of robbers break into a bank vault. The m.o. and a witness statement put Keever in the frame. Regan and Carter believe he may be the victim of a set up, and set about proving Keever's innocence against the wishes of Haskins, who has an old score to settle with Keever.moreless
  • Big Spender
    Big Spender
    Episode 11
    3/13/75
    7.5
    The Smith brothers are notorious gangsters who carry out violent hijacks and robberies but have so far managed to avoid conviction. They decide to muscle in on a scam run by the manager of a busy central London car park who has been defrauding his employer by issuing fake parking tickets. Regan and Carter are on the case.moreless
  • Stoppo Driver
    Stoppo Driver
    Episode 10
    3/6/75
    8.7
    Bill, the regular driver is off so Regan and Carter get recently transferred driver Cooney. His hot-shot driving during a car chase leads to a key member of a gang being killed in a car crash. The gang need a new driver and decide that they can influence Cooney by snatching his new wife and holding her to ransom. Regan and Carter soon suspect that something is wrong.moreless
  • Golden Boy
    Golden Boy
    Episode 9
    2/27/75
    7.2
    A gang of thieves led by Max Deller need a way of shipping stolen gold out of the country for resale. Deller leans on a former prison cellmate who is now using another identity to go straight as the managing director of a very successful sporting equipment company, who to protect his safe future has to assist with the plan to ship the gold out as excercise weights.moreless
  • Cover Story
    Cover Story
    Episode 8
    2/20/75
    7.5
    There's romance between Regan and a crime journalist, but when she is implicated in a major crime, her innocence comes into question.
  • The Placer
    The Placer
    Episode 7
    2/13/75
    8.1
    Jack Regan goes undercover as a lorry driver to trap a ring of hijackers.
  • Night Out
    Night Out
    Episode 6
    2/6/75
    8.7
    The squad tries to pinpoint a radio transmitter which is being used to coordinate the movements of bank robbers.
  • Jigsaw
    Jigsaw
    Episode 5
    1/30/75
    8.3
    Regan knows that Eddie Boys is involved in a factory robbery, but he seems to have a cast-iron alibi. Worse still, Regan is accused of police harassment.
  • Queen's Pawn
    Queen's Pawn
    Episode 4
    1/23/75
    8.9
    Regan leans on a trio of big-time villains in an attempt to get one of them to grass on the others.
  • Thin Ice
    Thin Ice
    Episode 3
    1/16/75
    8.7
    Regan lures Bishop, a prize crook, back into the country using the villain's favourite dog as bait.
  • Jackpot
    Jackpot
    Episode 2
    1/9/75
    8.6
    A robbery is foiled in a well planned swoop by the Flying Squad. The villains are arrested and most of the cash recovered, except for one bag containing £35,000. No one seems to be talking, so Regan must resort to old fashioned detective work to find the missing loot.
  • Ringer
    Ringer
    Episode 1
    1/2/75
    8.4
    Regan's girlfriend's motor is nicked. Unfortunately it contains most of the evidence from Regan's current surveillance of gangster Frankie Kemble, and it doesn't take long for the evidence to find its way into the hands of Kemble.
  • Regan
    Regan
     
    6/4/74
    9.1
    Sgt Alan Cowley of the Flying Squad is killed whilst on the trail of rival London gangs. It is discovered that he had not called in for several days, and had filed no paperwork detailing his progress. His guvnor, Jack Regan, is determined to find the killers despite being forbidden to interfere in the case, which has been assigned to the rival Serious Flying Squad.moreless
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